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Pearl Harbor Day

“A date which will live in infamy”!

That’s how President Franklin D. Roosevelt described December 7, 1941, the day Japanese airplanes surprise-bombed US Navy ships at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The devastating attack drew the USA into World War II.

Capt Jay was recently honored for Veteran’s Day by Pine Crest School of Ft. Lauderdale. The K-12 academy arranged for his son, Orion Rollins to interview him on the virtues of being a veteran.

Here is the interview posted in honor of Pearl Harbor Day …
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Military Planes Crash Offshore California

The fate of seven Coast Guard and two Marine Corps personnel is unknown, as search-and-rescue operations go into a second day over the Pacific Ocean near California, say US military officials.

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Reports say last night around 7 PM, a Coast Guard C-130 transport and a Marine Corps AH-1W Cobra Attack Helicopter (both pictured) collided in midair approximately 50 miles southeast of San Diego near San Clemente Island.

Earlier this week, another Cobra Helicopter collided with a UH-1 helicopter in Afghanistan, killing four American troops and wounding two more, according to a Marine Corps spokesman.

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AF Pilot Missing Following Midair

Air Force Officials are searching the open waters off Charleston, South Carolina after two F-16s collided in midair last night.

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One pilot returned safely, but the pilot of the second plane is still missing. The aircraft reportedly collided during a night training mission some 40 miles offshore around 8 PM.

The missing pilot is identified as Capt. Nicholas Giglio of the 20th Fighter Wing located at Shaw AFB, SC.

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