Anniversary Services

December 06, 1991

Ceremonies marking the 50th anniversary of Pearl Harbor will be held today and tomorrow in the area.

Several veterans groups, including the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association, along with members of all U.S. military branches and city officials, will take part in services at 12:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Inner Harbor aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Taney, the last warship still afloat that was present during the attack.

The U.S. Coast Guard Band will give performances before and after the ceremonies. At 12:55 p.m., a police helicopter will drop a ceremonial wreath into the harbor, followed by 30 seconds of silence and a flyover by four A-10 fighter-bombers of the Maryland National Guard's 175th Tactical Fighter Group.

The Baltimore District Council American Legion will hold its Pearl Harbor ceremony tomorrow at 8 p.m. at Memorial Stadium. VFW Post Yingling-Ridgely No. 7472 will hold a ceremony at 11:30 a.m. tomorrow at 4225 VFW Lane in Ellicott City. The Baltimore Veterans Affairs Medical Center will sponsor a Pearl Harbor Day ceremony from 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. today at 3900 Loch Raven Blvd.

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