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"Arizona" exhibit unveiled at Colorado Springs Airport

Arizona Exhibit at Colorado Springs Airport, Donald Stratton
Posted at 6:38 PM, Dec 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-03 20:38:33-05

COLORADO SPRINGS — One of the three remaining survivors of the USS Arizona attack at Pearl Harbor was honored Tuesday at the Colorado Springs Airport.

97-year-old Donald Stratton's family was at the airport for the unveiling of a new exhibit.

To remember Stratton's legacy and bravery on that day, the Pikes Peak Heroes Legacy Committee raised money and commissioned the historical exhibit.

Stratton's son said it's quite an honor for their family.

"Colorado Springs has been great to all the vets and to honor my dad, they've honored him with the Filmore Bridge," Randy Stratton said. "It's great for our family because this legacy will also continue and he'll never be forgotten."

The "Arizona" exhibit will greet travelers with interactive screens and one of the largest pieces of the ship to leave Hawaii.