This is the day we pay tribute to the men, and women who served their country in uniform.
There are thousands of veterans in Ventura, and Santa Barbara Counties, each with their own unique story.
It’s been 72 years, but one Simi Valley man still vividly remembers his experiences.
On December 7th, 1941, Ford Worthington Rice was a sailor standing on a ship in Pearl Harbor as Japanese aircraft attacked, plunging the U.S. into World War Two.
KCLU’s Lance Orozco talks to the now 98 year old veteran.
Click on link to listen to/download story: Ford Rice WWII Veteran