A Pearl Harbor survivor, former Navy band French horn player died earlier this week after an extensive career serving his country and volunteering in his community.
Chief Warrant Officer Francis “Frank” Emond passed away on Tuesday at 104 years old.
Full article, HERE from Military Times.
Stationed on the USS Pennsylvania, he was playing morning colors and watched the first bombs dropped on Ford Island.
There aren’t many survivors left, and I believe he was the oldest survivor. Rest in peace, Shipmate. Your legacy and the sailors you’ve touched have the watch.