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Pearl Harbor survivors Richard Abeles, left, and Gerard (Credit: Steve Pfost)

Pearl Harbor survivors Richard Abeles, left, and Gerard Barbosa laugh during a ceremony held at the American Airpower Museum in Farmingdale commemorating the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. (Dec.7, 2013)

Pearl Harbor anniversary remembered on Long Island

Long Island veterans were honored on the 72nd anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack at the American Airpower Museum in Farmingdale.

U.S. Marine veteran Paul Masi, president of the
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

U.S. Marine veteran Paul Masi, president of the Vietnam Veterans of America No. 82, shakes hands with Pearl Harbor survivor Seymour Blutt during a ceremony held at the American Airpower Museum commemorating the 72nd anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack. (Dec.7, 2013)

U.S. Marine veteran Paul Masi, president of the
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

U.S. Marine veteran Paul Masi, president of the Vietnam Veterans of America No. 82, salutes the color guard during a ceremony held at the American Airpower Museum in Farmingdale commemorating the 72nd anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack. (Dec.7, 2013)

Joe Varrone, left, Andrew Hadjandreas and John Martakis,
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Joe Varrone, left, Andrew Hadjandreas and John Martakis, all members of the Plainview VFW Post 5942, stand during a ceremony held at the American Airpower Museum commemorating the 72nd anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack. (Dec. 7, 2013)

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Pearl Harbor survivors Richard Abeles, left, and Gerard
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

Pearl Harbor survivors Richard Abeles, left, and Gerard Barbosa laugh during a ceremony held at the American Airpower Museum in Farmingdale commemorating the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. (Dec.7, 2013)

U.S. Army Air Corps member Tom Bristol, of
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

U.S. Army Air Corps member Tom Bristol, of Greenwood Park, salutes during a ceremony held at the American Airpower Museum commemorating the 72nd anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack. (Dec.7, 2013)

U.S. Marine veteran Paul Masi, president of the
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

U.S. Marine veteran Paul Masi, president of the Vietnam Veterans of America No. 82, salutes during a ceremony held at the American Airpower Museum commemorating the 72nd anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack. (Dec.7, 2013)

Members of the Naval Operations Support Center of
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

Members of the Naval Operations Support Center of Long Island collect roses for the blessing during a ceremony held at the American Airpower Museum commemorating the 72nd anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack. (Dec. 7, 2013)

Members of the Hibernian Festival Singers sing the
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

Members of the Hibernian Festival Singers sing the "Star Spangled Banner" during a ceremony held at the American Airpower Museum commemorating the 72nd anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack. (Dec. 7, 2013)

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Pearl Harbor survivor Gerard Barbosa accepts a certificate
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

Pearl Harbor survivor Gerard Barbosa accepts a certificate from Rep. Tim Bishop (D-Southampton) during a ceremony held at the American Airpower Museum commemorating the 72nd anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack. (Dec. 7, 2013)

Family members of Pearl Harbor survivors applaud during
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

Family members of Pearl Harbor survivors applaud during a ceremony held at the American Airpower Museum in Farmingdale commemorating the 72nd anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack. (Dec. 7, 2013)

Pearl Harbor survivor Gerard Barbosa claps during a
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

Pearl Harbor survivor Gerard Barbosa claps during a ceremony held at the American Airpower Museum commemorating the 72nd anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack. (Dec. 7, 2013)

Kathy Grant, of East Meadow, wipes a tear
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

Kathy Grant, of East Meadow, wipes a tear during a ceremony held at the American Airpower Museum commemorating the 72nd anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack. (Dec. 7, 2013)

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"Taps" is played during a ceremony held at the American Airpower Museum commemorating the 72nd anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack. (Dec. 7, 2013)

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Capt. Francis Bonadonna, deputy fleet chaplain for U.S.
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Capt. Francis Bonadonna, deputy fleet chaplain for U.S. Pacific Fleet, blesses the roses during a ceremony held at the American Airpower Museum commemorating the 72nd anniversary of the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. (Dec. 7, 2013)

Navy veteran Tim McDermott, of the Plainview VFW
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

Navy veteran Tim McDermott, of the Plainview VFW Post 5942, bows his head during a ceremony held at the American Airpower Museum commemorating the 72nd anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack. (Dec. 7, 2013)

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