WW1 Centennial News: August 1918 Overview

August 03, 2018 – Episode #83   The first American who set foot on German soil 11/12/18, the day after the Armistice was corporal Roy Holtz, US Army entering Germany riding a Harley-Davidson motorcycle and sidecar. Highlights: August 1918 Overview  August 1918 Preview Roundtable – Dr. Edward Lengel, Katherine Akey, Theo Mayer | @02:05 Great War Project Blog: Turning Point […]

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WW1 Centennial News: Ambulance

July 27, 2018 – Episode #82 Inspector General A. Piatt Andrew and Assistant Inspector General Stephen Galatti in front of a row of ambulances at 21 rue Raynouard, the location of the AFS headquarters in Paris, France. Photograph by H.C. Ellis. Highlights: Ambulance 100 Years Ago: Ambulance | @02:15 American Field Service – Nicole Milano | @08:15 Great War Channel: […]

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Australia & French Consuls Visit WW1 Exhibit In The Veterans Building

World War One Armistice Commemoration Committee News Australia and French Consuls visited the World War One Historical Exhibit in the Lobby of the San Francisco Veterans Building on June 25, 2018. Pictured: Hon.Chris Oldfield Consul General of Australia (left), Maj. Gen. J. MIchael Myatt USMC (Ret.) World War One Armistice Centennial Commemoration Committee Chair (middle), Hon. Emmanuel Lebrun-Damiens, Consul General […]

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WW1 Centennial News: Picture This! Capturing WWI In Movies & Stills

July 20, 2018 Episode #81 WWI Centennial News: a weekly audio podcast recorded live audience at Noon Eastern every Wednesday. Highlights: Picture This! 100 Years Ago: From state militias to a huge standing army | @02:15 Great War Project: Gas by railroad – Mike Shuster | @11:55 America Emerges: Battle of Soisson – Dr. Edward Lengel | @15:50 Commission News: CFA […]

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WW1 Centennial News: Our Friends In France

Episode #80 7/13/2018 Centennial News is a weekly audio podcast, recorded with a live audience at Noon Eastern every Wednesday. Highlights: Our Friends In France 100 Years Ago: Why America Celebrated Bastille Day | @02:05 War In The Sky: Quentin Roosevelt falls | @10:05 America Emerges: Marne and more – Dr. Edward Lengel | @12:15 Great War Project: Writing WWI […]

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WW1 Centennial News: July 100 Years Ago This Week

Episode #79, 7/06/2018 Centennial News is a weekly audio podcast, recorded with a live audience at Noon Eastern every Wednesday. Highlights: 100 Years Ago — July 1918  100 Years ago: July 1918 overview – Theo Mayer, Katherine Akey & Dr. Edward Lengel | @02:10 Great War Project: Changing Landscape of the War – Mike Shuster | @18:15 Commission News: Armistice […]

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6th Annual Veterans Mental Health Summit At The Veterans Building

Addressing The Needs Of Veterans Wednesday, August 22, 2018 8am – 4pm Room 210 Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Avenue, Second Floor San Francisco, CA 94102 Free to attend Space is limited RSVP Info: ​(415) 252-4788 | supportvets@stp-sf.org Integrated Care: Coordinating mental health, specialty, and primary care services to address the complex needs of Veterans. The purpose of the Veterans Mental […]

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A WW1 Centennial Memorial — San Francisco’s War Memorial Veterans Building

The U.S. WORLD WAR I CENTENNIAL COMMISSION and the PRITZKER MILITARY MUSEUM & LIBRARY announce the final official “WWI CENTENNIAL MEMORIALS”  By Ken Maley, Centennial Commemoration Project Director On the eve of the 101st Anniversary of the United States entering World War 1, the U.S. World War I Centennial Commission and the Pritzker Military Museum and Library announced the final 50 […]

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Humanizing The World Refugee Crisis At The Veterans Building

World Refugee Day Wednesday, June 20, 2018 6-8pm Room 210 Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Ave., SF Free Admission The United Nations Commemorates the strenght, corurage & perseverance of millions of refugees UNITED NATIONS Part of the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights series, this program will address UDHR Articles 6: right to recognition as a person […]

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FILVET Convention At The Veterans Building

Fil-Am Society of Architects & Engineers Saturday, June 16 8:30am-5:30pm Room 210, 206, Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco Veteran members of the Filipino American Society of Architects & Engineers all day conference. Sponsor: American Legion Magdalena Leones Post 510 Contact Ray Cordoba, 415 250-2021, raycord@gmail.com

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