29 May '12, 6am

Last known Pearl Harbor survivor visits #FleetWeek New York at the The Sullivans pier: #vets

Last known Pearl Harbor survivor visits #FleetWeek New York at the The Sullivans pier: #vets

120526-N-JP566-083 NEW YORK (May 26, 2012) Cmdr. Rick Potter, executive officer of the guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56), presents Pearl Harbor survivor and former chief boatswain's mate Alf Kongslie a command ball cap. Kongslie is the last known Pearl Harbor survivor on Staten Island and was treated to a shipís tour by San Jacinto Sailors and Fleet Week New York 2012 personnel. This event marks the 25th year the city has celebrated the nation's sea services. This year, the seven-day event coincides with the commemoration of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 and will host more than 6,000 service-members from the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard team in addition to coalition ships from around the world. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Patrick Gordon/Released)

Full article: http://www.navy.mil/search/display.asp?story_id=67448

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