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Honor the Past – Inspire the Future – LCDR O’Hare Remembered

170217-N-SI684-04 (Feb. 17, 2017) CHICAGO – 14th Ward Alderman Edward Burke, Mayor Rahm Emmanuel, and Vice Adm. Philip H. Cullom, deputy chief of naval operations for Fleet Readiness and Logistics, present Dr. Butch O’Hare Palmer (nephew of Lt. Cmdr. O’Hare) with City Council resolution that recognizes Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 as Lt. Cmdr. Edward “Butch” O’Hare Day in the city of Chicago. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Cmdr. Jeffrey S. Gray/Released)

Editor’s note: On Friday, February 17th, Vice Admiral Cullom, along with Chicago’s Mayor, Rahm Emanuel, honored the toughness of LCDR Edward O’Hare. 75 years ago, on February 20th, 1942, during the early days of World War II, without supporting aircraft and without hesitation, O’Hare challenged nine enemy bombers headed for …

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