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82nd Commonwealth's Pearl Harbor Day Remembrance Ceremony

Event Date:
Thursday, December 07, 2023
Event Location
Virginia War Memorial
621 S. Belvidere St
Richmond, VA 23220
Event Contact

Rob Paylor
(804) 786-2037

Additional Information

The annual ceremony will be held outdoors in the Memorial’s Shrine of Memory – 20th Century beginning at 11 a.m.

Master of Ceremonies – Dr. Adam J. “Jay” Fielder, president of the Navy League’s Richmond Council
Keynote Speaker – Commander Dennis Bussey, U.S. Navy (retired), son of career Navy Chief Petty Officer Joseph Bussey who was aboard the battleship USS California in Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941

The Memorial will be open to the public from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on December 7. The Virginians at War documentary film Pearl Harbor will be shown all day in the Reynolds Theater and visitors can visit the Medal of Honor Gallery, Veterans Art Gallery and other exhibits.