Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Presenting Flags For USS Forrestal Sailors Who Died In Fire On 50th Anniversary

Sailors present flags representing the 134 Sailors who died during the fire aboard the aircraft carrier USS Forrestal (CVA 59) during a ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of the tragedy in Conmy Hall at Joint Base Fort Myer-Henderson Hall. 

More than 250 survivors and their families were in attendance for the ceremony. 

The above U.S. Navy photo was taken by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jason Amadi 

Note: You can click on the photos to enlarge.

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