07 Dec '17, 2pm

Pearl Harbor's Oldest Survivor Recalls the Attack

Pearl Harbor's Oldest Survivor Recalls the Attack Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by learning retired Chief Raymond Chavez's story 14 October 2016 By Petty Officer 2nd Class Robert R. Sanchez, Defense Media Activity December 7, 1941, was like any other day for Seaman Raymond Chavez. He was at the helm of the minesweeper USS Condor (AMC 14), conducting routine sweeps off the coast of Pearl Harbor, Hi. Produced by Austin Rooney, Defense Media Activity Produced by Austin Rooney, Defense Media Activity December 7, 1941, was like any other day for Seaman Raymond Chavez. He was at the helm of the minesweeper USS Condor (AMC 14), conducting routine sweeps off the coast of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Around four in the morning, one of his shipmates spotted something in the water. Taking a closer look, they realized it was a periscope of an enemy submarine. Following protocol, the crew...

Full article: http://www.navy.mil/ah_online/deptStory.asp?issue=3&dep=8...

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