| The Hon. Patsy
Mink of Hawaii was instrumental in with her support of the requests to
finally get appropriate grave markers in place for the men who perished
in Pearl Harbor persuant to Sec. 644 of the Conference Report from the
House of Representatives, October 6, 2000: "Addition of certain
information to markers on graves containing remains of certain unknowns
from the U.S.S. Arizona who died in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor
on December 7, 1941."
She introduced bill H.R. 3806 March 8th, 2000 to the House of
Representatives to correct the omission of important information on the
grave markers of service members who died in the Pearl Harbor attack.
Beginning with this page, you will read what she learned about the
lack of support to date and her words when she addressed the House of
Representatives on March 9, 2000.
These pages will help you easily grasp the whole story of the the
grave marker situation...as told through the Hon. Patsy T. Mink.