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Nellis welcomes Pearl Harbor Survivor on Pearl Harbor Day

Ed Hall, Pearl Harbor Survivor, visits the Thunderbirds Hangar Dec. 7, 2018 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. Hall’s stop at the hangar was one of many stops on his base tour. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Bailee A. Darbasie)

Ed Hall, Pearl Harbor Survivor, visits the Thunderbirds Hangar Dec. 7, 2018 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. Hall’s stop at the hangar was one of many stops on his base tour. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Bailee A. Darbasie)

Ed Hall, Pearl Harbor Survivor, speaks with Master Sgt. Christine Powers, Public Affairs superintendent for the Thunderbirds, Dec. 7, 2018 in the Thunderbirds Hangar at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. Hall toured the Thunderbirds Museum and explored the hangar. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Bailee A. Darbasie)

Ed Hall, Pearl Harbor Survivor, speaks with Master Sgt. Christine Powers, Public Affairs superintendent for the Thunderbirds, Dec. 7, 2018 in the Thunderbirds Hangar at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. Hall toured the Thunderbirds Museum and explored the hangar. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Bailee A. Darbasie)

Ed Hall, Pearl Harbor Survivor, celebrates National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Dec. 7, 2018 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. Hall’s base tour included stops at the Thunderbirds Museum, Threat Training Facility and Crosswinds Dining Facility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Bailee A. Darbasie)

Ed Hall, Pearl Harbor Survivor, celebrates National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Dec. 7, 2018 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. Hall’s base tour included stops at the Thunderbirds Museum, Threat Training Facility and Crosswinds Dining Facility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Bailee A. Darbasie)

Ed Hall, Pearl Harbor Survivor, has lunch with Airmen Dec. 7, 2018 in the Crosswinds Dining Facility at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. Airmen assigned to various squadrons flocked to Hall to thank him for his service. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Bailee A. Darbasie)

Ed Hall, Pearl Harbor Survivor, has lunch with Airmen Dec. 7, 2018 in the Crosswinds Dining Facility at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. Airmen assigned to various squadrons flocked to Hall to thank him for his service. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Bailee A. Darbasie)

Ed Hall, Pearl Harbor Survivor, walks with Bryan Casey, Threat Training Facility senior intelligence instructor Dec. 7, 2018 in the Threat Training Facility at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. Hall’s trip to the Threat Training Facility was one of many stops on his base tour. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Bailee A. Darbasie)

Ed Hall, Pearl Harbor Survivor, walks with Bryan Casey, Threat Training Facility senior intelligence instructor Dec. 7, 2018 in the Threat Training Facility at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. Hall’s trip to the Threat Training Facility was one of many stops on his base tour. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Bailee A. Darbasie)

Ed Hall, Pearl Harbor Survivor, recalls his Pearl Harbor attacks experience with 99th Air Base Wing leadership Dec. 7, 2018 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. Hall spent National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day touring Nellis and visiting Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Bailee A. Darbasie)

Ed Hall, Pearl Harbor Survivor, recalls his Pearl Harbor attacks experience with 99th Air Base Wing leadership Dec. 7, 2018 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. Hall spent National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day touring Nellis and visiting Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Bailee A. Darbasie)

Ed Hall, Pearl Harbor Survivor, laughs with Chief Master Sgt. Tammy Moore, 99th Comptroller Squadron Superintendent, Dec. 7, 2018 on Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. Hall stopped by the 99th Air Base Wing headquarters to meet with 99th ABW leadership. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Bailee A. Darbasie)

Ed Hall, Pearl Harbor Survivor, laughs with Chief Master Sgt. Tammy Moore, 99th Comptroller Squadron Superintendent, Dec. 7, 2018 on Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. Hall stopped by the 99th Air Base Wing headquarters to meet with 99th ABW leadership. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Bailee A. Darbasie)

Ed Hall, Pearl Harbor Survivor, observes a mural of the Thunderbirds Dec. 7, 2018 in the Thunderbird Museum at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. Hall tested a superstition that stated if he walked from one side of the mural to the other, the jets would appear to fly towards him. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Bailee A. Darbasie)

Ed Hall, Pearl Harbor Survivor, observes a mural of the Thunderbirds Dec. 7, 2018 in the Thunderbird Museum at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. Hall tested a superstition that stated if he walked from one side of the mural to the other, the jets would appear to fly towards him. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Bailee A. Darbasie)

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. --

Ed Hall, Pearl Harbor survivor, celebrated National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Dec. 7 on Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

 

National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day serves to remember and honor the lives lost during the attacks on Hawaii in 1941.

 

“It was such a pleasure to be able to spend Pearl Harbor Day at Nellis,” said Hall.

 

Nellis welcomed Hall with a tour of the base including stops at the Thunderbird Museum, Threat Training Facility, Crosswinds Dining Facility and a visit with 99th Air Base Wing leadership.

 

“It was truly an honor having Ed Hall here and having the opportunity to celebrate him on the 77th anniversary of Pearl Harbor,” said Senior Master Sgt. Brendan Vargas, 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs superintendent.

 

Throughout the tour, Airmen from various squadrons flocked to Hall, thanking him for his service and asking him about his experience during the Pearl Harbor attacks.

 

Vargas said it was incredible to witness how the Air Force family came together and went out of their way to honor Hall during his time on base.

 

“I had such a wonderful time at Nellis,” said Hall. “It was a day I will never forget.”