DALRYMPLE STATEMENT ON PEARL HARBOR REMEMBRANCE DAY
Flags Fly at Half-staff to Honor Those Who Lost Their Lives at Pearl Harbor
BISMARCK, ND – Gov. Jack Dalrymple today honored those who lost their lives serving this nation at Pearl Harbor with the following statement in observance of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.
“As we mark the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, we honor the more than 3,500 Americans who were killed or wounded on that solemn day and reaffirm their legacy in the heart of the country they so valiantly defended,” Dalrymple said. “We also honor the men and women who met this nation’s call to service and fought heroically across Europe and the Pacific to defeat tyranny and preserve freedom, actions that changed the course of history.”
Dalrymple directed that the American and North Dakota flags be flown at half-staff today from sunrise to sunset to honor the lives and service of those who sacrificed all that fateful day in American history.