Despite a deadly shooting on Wednesday, visitors commemorating the anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor remain in good spirits for the upcoming commemoration.
Saturday will mark the 78th anniversary of the Japanese attacks, which killed 2,403 U.S. service members and decimated the Pacific fleet. Tragedy struck again on Wednesday when 22-year-old Navy Petty Officer Gabriel Romero shot and killed two Department of Defense civilians and injured one other.
Despite the tragic events, visitors are “upbeat,” according to Richard Rovsek, chairman of the Spirit of Liberty Foundation.
“That’s out of the minds temporarily, because