Kentucky Commemorates Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day: Gov. Beshear Directs State Offices to Fly Flags at Half-Staff Monday
(Stock photo): Plaque at Pearl Harbor Memorial site in Hawaii.
FRANKFORT, KY – On July 16, Kentucky lost its last Pearl Harbor survivor, 101-year-old Albert Patrick. Last year, the community of Salyersville celebrated Patrick’s 100th birthday, when he was one of four remaining Pearl Harbor survivors in the nation. Today there are only two, both of them 98 years old.