The 2014 SDPHS national convention, the 73rd anniversary of the attack, was held in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, across the bridge from Charleston. The December 7th wreath laying ceremony was held aboard the USS Yorktown with the Mount Pleasant VFW. The banquet keynote speaker was Thomas Kimmel, grandson of Admiral Husband E. Kimmel, and Pearl Harbor Survivor Jay Carraway, USS Hulbert.