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  1. Japan's Abe aims to send message of U.S. alliance strength at Pearl HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Reuters

    Wheeler Army Airfield, also known as Wheeler Field and formerly as Wheeler Air Force Base, is seen under attack by the Imperial Japanese Navy in Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii, in this December 7, 1941 file photo released by Kyodo. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via U.S. naval base in Pearl Harbor under attack by the Imperial Japanese Navy is seen in Honolulu, Hawaii, in this December 7, 1941 file photo released by Kyodo.

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  2. Pearl Harbor Survivor: 'God, Please Don't Let Me Die in This Ditch'Read the original story

    Dec 9, 2016 | World News Report

    ... to Europe and flew 56 missions over the English Channel. Holder spoke during an interview Dec. 5 at Wheeler Army Airfield, where he was attending a commemoration to honor the more than 30 people killed there when Japanese attacked military sites ...

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  3. Pearl Harbor Survivor: 'God, Please Don't Let Me Die in This Ditch'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | U.S. Department of Defense

    Clutching onto each other for their lives, Jack Holder and his shipmates huddled in a ditch on Hawaii's Ford Island as a Japanese pilot overhead tried to kill them. Jack Holder survived the attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Dec. 7, 1941, and attended the 75th anniversary commemoration at Wheeler Army Airfield, Dec. 5, 2016, that honored the more than 30 people killed there in the Japanese attack.

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  4. Soldiers mark anniversary of Pearl Harbor with captivating Hawaiian danceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Mashable

    ... the Hawaiian ha'a , or "dance of the warrior," in honor of those who died at Schofield Barracks (now Wheeler Army Airfield) on the island of Oahu. They were hit by a Japanese attack that occurred at the same time as the Pearl Harbor attack on Dec. 7 ...

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  5. Hickam ceremony honors Army Air Corps veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... "Chick" Galella. Ten Army Air Corps veterans who survived the Japanese attack on Hickam Field and Wheeler Army Airfield 75 years ago today were honored at Hickam while a much larger ceremony took place next door at Pearl Harbor. While the nation ...

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  6. Pearl Harbor survivors pause to remember fallen at Wheeler FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | The United States Army

    During a wreath-laying and tribute ceremony at Wheeler Army Airfield, Hawaii, Dec. 5, 2016, Pearl Harbor survivor Thomas Petso describes the Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese attack on the field. More than 30 men were killed and 50 injured at the airfield in the attack.

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  7. Return to Pearl HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | News Tribune

    ... series on local veterans. Sedalia native George Whiteman was stationed with the U.S. Army Air Corps at Wheeler Army Airfield on Oahu. On Dec. 7, 1941, Lt. Whiteman was the first pilot to climb into his Curtiss P-40, "Lucky, Lucky Me," and take off. ...

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  8. Pearl Harbor Survivors Do The Mannequin Challenge Like Seasoned ProsRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2016 | Switched

    ... to its website. The foundation told The Huffington Post via Facebook that the challenge was filmed at Wheeler Army Airfield on Oahu, which came under attack when the Japanese military descended on the island in 1941. This year marks the 75th ...

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  9. Pearl Harbor Survivors Pause to Remember Fallen at WheelerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... took part in the ceremony here yesterday. Among them was Army veteran Thomas Petso, who was at Wheeler Army Airfield when he saw the Japanese planes coming in overhead. During a wreath-laying and tribute ceremony at Wheeler Army Airfield, Hawaii, ...

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  10. Army honors soldiers who fought, died during Hawaii attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    Remembrances of Japan's Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Oahu usually focus on the immense destruction wrought upon the Navy in Pearl Harbor. Wheeler Army Airfield was a top target for the Japanese.

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  11. Pearl Harbor survivor from Gaston County part of a dwindling breedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... in the area. Schofield Barracks was about 15 miles away from Pearl Harbor, but even closer to Wheeler Army Airfield, which was a primary target of the Japanese when the attack began just before 8 a.m. Reinhardt and his friends heard the first couple ...

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  12. Pearl Harbor survivor from Gaston County is part of a dwindling breedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... in the area. Schofield Barracks was about 15 miles away from Pearl Harbor, but even closer to Wheeler Army Airfield, which was a primary target of the Japanese when the attack began just before 8 a.m. Reinhardt and his friends heard the first couple ...

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  13. Pearl Harbor: A reunion with historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | CSI Media

    ... parade, where he will be one of the grand marshals. He also will visit the Schofield Barracks and Wheeler Army Airfield. Besides the Pearl Harbor attack, Van Hoose was involved in several other World War II battles, including Guadalcanal, Midway ...

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  14. Richie Incognito Named USAA Salute to Service Award NomineeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | BuffaloDown

    ... - the left side. At the Pro Bowl in Hawaii, he joined several other NFL members on a trip to the Wheeler Army Airfield in Wahiawa, Hawaii to show their appreciation. Nov 7, 2016; Seattle, WA, USA; Buffalo Bills offensive guard Richie Incognito (64) ...

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  15. New Hawaii Army National Guard unit gets medevac choppersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    ... The Black Hawks were offloaded Friday from C-17 cargo aircraft at Kalaeloa. They will operate out of Wheeler Army Airfield until a new facility at Kalaeloa is completed. The new unit will operate from the $32.6 million Army Aviation Support Facility ...

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  16. 'Wayfinders' eye in sky performs recon, defends brigadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | The United States Army

    An RQ-7B Shadow unmanned aerial vehicle belonging to Company D, 29th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, sits on display at Wheeler Army Airfield, Hawaii, on Sept. 14, 2016.

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  17. Army to promote son of Hawaii-born WWII vetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    ... screen door, I spotted planes flying through the Kolekole Pass on their way to attack Pearl Harbor and Wheeler Army Airfield." After the war, Edwin Nakasone attended the University of Hawaii and was commissioned through its ROTC program. He served ...

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  18. Hawaiian Electric Company New Schofield Barracks Generating Station...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | Electric Energy Online

    ... to provide reliable power to the Army's facilities in Central Oahu, including Schofield Barracks, Wheeler Army Airfield, and Field Station Kunia. The Schofield plant will strengthen the Oahu grid and make it better prepared for emergencies. It will ...

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  19. 71 years later, WWII pilot's remains being recovered in HawaiiRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    ... Monday with dug-up dirt placed on a tarp and carried out by helicopter to be sifted and examined at Wheeler Army Airfield, he said. The Army's 25th Combat Aviation Brigade is assisting with the helicopter support. DeMoss, just 21 years old in 1945, ...

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  20. Soldier gets 27 months for child porn, sex chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    ... solicitation and not guilty to one count of possession of child pornography before a military judge at Wheeler Army Airfield's courtroom. Col. Mark Bridges, of 4th Judicial Circuit at Schofield Barracks, sentenced Walker in the court-martial and ...

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