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Remembering that day of infamy: Hastings resident was honored last week at Pearl Harbor ceremony

Published 12/14/2011, The Hastings Star-Gazette

George Vandersluis had a date that morning. He was a U.S. Marine corporal serving on the U.S.S. Honolulu, a flagship for Admiral Kimmel before Kimmel transferred off. It was a Sunday morning, and the only thing on Vandersluis’s mind was getting through his morning duty so he could go play tennis with his date.

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