(CNN)On Thursday, President Donald Trump signed a proclamation honoring National Pearl Harbor Day. Flanked by six Pearl Harbor veterans, Trump lauded the actions of those who fought and died at the US Navy base in Hawaii, which was attacked by Japanese forces on December 7, 1941.
President Trump met some Pearl Harbor vets and they are still everything that is right about America
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The President and everyone watching at home were reminded of why those vets were truly members of The Greatest Generation.
These five moments really highlighted that fact:
"You never got that game, right?" Trump said to Hawaiian shirt-sporting Mickey Ganitch.
"We had a war to fight," Ganitch responded.
Ganitch, who uses two canes, then proceeded to bend over into a three-point stance not once, but twice! There are plenty of twenty-somethings who might have trouble doing that.
"I'm not playing him in football," Trump said.
Ganitch went on to steal the show by singing the Sammy Kaye song "Remember Pearl Harbor." It was the most touching thing you will see all day.
"Larry said he hopes we can build up the military again," Trump said of Larry Parry, prompting a thumbs up from the veteran. "We are building up the military beyond what you ever thought."
Robert Fernandez served on the USS Curtiss, but what really impressed President Trump is how good the nonagenarian looks.
"You look like you're about 50 years old," Trump said. "You look great. What is the age?"
"Ninety-three now," Fernandez responded.
"Ninety-three? Well, you look great," Trump said.
Objectively, his posture is amazing.
If you've ever seen images from the Pearl Harbor attack, you know that the destruction is truly flooring. President Trump seems to think so.
"That was a pretty wild scene. You'll never forget that, right?" Trump said.
Hopefully the country at large never will.
"They fought. They bled. They sacrificed. And they triumphed," Trump said.