Trump Posthumously Honors Oldest Pearl Harbor Veteran: ‘His Legacy Is Forever Etched Into Our Country’s Rich History’


President Trump signed a bill that will posthumously honor a Navy veteran who was the country’s oldest Pearl Harbor survivor.

Ray Chavez died in 2018 at the age of 106, but his name will be forever remembered after Trump signed a bill last week ordering a San Diego-area post office to bear the vet’s name.

“His legacy is forever etched into our country’s rich history,” Trump said of Chavez after his death in 2018.

Chavez had traveled to the White House two months before his death, where Trump said he was an “inspiration to all who are here today and all of our great country.”

The veteran joined the Navy in 1938 and was serving on the USS Condor when the Japanese attacked Pearl Har… (Read more)

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