Waging Peace Exhibit Thru 8/14

The war in Vietnam, the 60’s, the draft, the resistance, the protests, the movement in San Francisco and beyond. Check out a free exhibit at the San Francisco Veterans Building Waging Peace in Vietnam: US Soldiers & Veterans Who Opposed the War. It explores the courage and creativity – and true patriotism – of GIs in their opposition to the […]

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Veterans Gallery Re-Opening

World War 1: US Army's segregated 366th Infantry Officers: Abbott, Lowe, Fisher, White. National Archives

Celebrate The Veterans Gallery Grand Re-opening & Black History Exhibit Wednesday, January 12, 4-7pm FREE RSVP: Courtney Ellington, 415 535-8593, Courtney.Ellington@OVOVSF.org Veterans Building Room 102401 Van Ness Avenue, SFCA

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Veterans Day Parade

Sunday, November 10 11am-1pm Fisherman’s Wharf FREE 99th Annual Veterans’ Day Parade — Honor the service and sacrifice of our Armed Forces. The parade starts on the Embarcadero at North Point Street, traveling north-west on The Embarcadero to Jefferson Street, then west on Jefferson Street past the review stand on Jefferson Street near Leavenworth Street. Parade units will disband at the […]

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Performance Workshops Series For Veterans

September 11-December 18 Wednesday Workshops 6:30-9pm Room 212 Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Ave. San Francisco Free info@echotheatersuitcase.com echotheatersuitcase.com Facebook: @echotheatersuitcase Just drop by on any Wednesday…  EchoTheaterSuitcase free workshop series brings together Veterans and non-Veteran Allies in workshops that promote comfort in self-expression and public speaking.  Drop in or attend the whole series. ETS workshops focus on relationship building, creative […]

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Veterans Film Festival

8th Annual San Francisco Veterans Film Festival November 2-3 Saturday & Sunday Koret Aduitorium SF Public Library 100 Larkin St, SF FREE Admission The Veterans Film Festival provides a unique forum for veterans to find expression, healing, and community while increasing the public’s awareness of the multitude of challenges facing our nation’s military veterans. These powerful independent films explore complex […]

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Chinese Americans In WWII

November 2, Saturday, 9-3:30Called To Rise SymposiumNovember 3, SundayRededication, Lunch, ExhibitFree Tickets: Vets & Their FamiliesPublic/CHSA Members Tickets Called To Rise: Chinese Americans’ Involvement in World War II a two-day symposium, November 2-3 hosted by the Chinese Historical Society of America (CHSA). The symposium explores Chinese Americans’ extensive involvement in the war effort during World War II. Military historians and […]

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Human Rights Day At The Veterans Building

70th Anniversary Of Human Rights December 10, Monday Conference 12-9pm Room 210, Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Ave #StandUp4HumanRights Session I — 12-1:30pm: Remembering Eleanor Roosevelt & the Unviversal Declaration of Human Rights 12-1:30pm, $20, Eventbrite: Luncheon Register Asley Raveche, Co-President, League of Women Voters of San Francisco. Laurel Lee-Alexander, President, 2018-2020, Association of Junior Leagues International. John Roosevelt Boettiger, and […]

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H. Bruce Franklin Reading At The Veterans Building

Crash Course: From The Good War To The Forever War December 11, Tuesday, 7-9pm, Room 210, Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Ave. Free Admission Author, Historian & US Air Force Veteran H. Bruce Franklin reads from his new book: Crash Course: From the Good War to the Forever War. From the cover flap: “Growing up during the Second World War, […]

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