Chaplain Fred McDonald & The McDonald Peace Windows

WWII National WWII Museum, September 21, 2022, Kimberly Guise, International Peace Day focuses on building a peaceful and prosperous future. The exhibition Remembered Light spotlights the McDonald Peace Windows and how one chaplain’s remembrances of destruction were woven into new, imaginative works of art out of the ruins and devastation of war. “Days of war are hard times and breed many […]

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Remembered Light: The McDonald WWII Peace Windows

Remembered Light — The McDonald WindowsAugust 28-November 20Wednesdays-Sundays, 1-6pmVeterans Gallery SF401 Van Ness Ave. Ste 102 San Francisco, CA 94102Contact: Interfaith Presidio interfaithpresidio.org/ “…Chaplain McDonald’s family commissioned 13 artists to create what are now known as the “McDonald Windows”, a collection of stained glass windows and other glass art pieces, representing a universal hope for peace. In 1999, the Interfaith Center at the […]

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Waging Peace: US Soldiers and Veterans Who Opposed the War

June 29 – August 14Wednesdays – Sundays1-6pmFree admission During the Vietnam War, tens of thousands of GIs stepped out of formation. Some refused orders to Vietnam. Some joined anti-war organizations. Some demonstrated against the war.  Some deserted to Canada and elsewhere. Some organized within the military. Some started underground newspapers. Some scribbled graffiti.  Some worked in anti-war coffee houses.  Some […]

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Wreaths Across America

December 14 Saturday 11am SF National Cemetery Presidio – 1 Lincoln Blvd. Each December, on National Wreaths Across America Day, our mission to Remember, Honor, and Teach is carried out by coordinating wreath laying ceremonies coast-to-coast from Arlington National Cemetery to the Presidio National Cemetery (CAPNSF). Keynote Speaker: Earl “Chuck” Kohler, US Navy (Ret.) – Pearl Harbor Survivor Join us […]

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WW1 Turning The Tide Stamp Offering

Commmmorate & Remember World War 1 WW1 “Turning The Tide” stamp Commemorative Cancellation 10am-3pm, Tuesday, October 2 11am Ceremony: Army, Marines & Navy Lobby, Veterans Building San Francisco The Turning The Tide Stamp was issued this year to honor the centennial celebration of the end of World War One. This stamp, along with unique envelopes called cachets, will be offered […]

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Traveling My Lai Exhibit At The Veterans Building

My Lai Remembered, Veterans For Peace Exhibit

Veterans For Peace, San Francisco hosts the My Lai Memorial Exhibit, April 4-11 in the Veterans Gallery, Room 102, San Francisco Veterans Building. This traveling exhibit was created by the Chicago Chapter of Veterans For Peace and is a reflective platform for dialogue on the impact of violence, oppression, politics, which lead to the military actions and coverup.  

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