San Francisco Memorial Ceremonies May 27–28, 2018

2018 0527 USS SF Memorial-parkUSS San Francisco Ceremony Sunday, May 27,  annual ceremony commemorating the Battle of Guadalcanal and the sacrifices made by the crew of the USS San Francisco. Keynote speaker: Consul General of Australia, Chris Oldfield. Lands End, 2300 El Camino Del Mar, San Francisco Map


2018 0528 memorial day presidio150th Memorial Day Ceremony Commemoration, Monday, May 28, the Presidio Trust, the City of San Francisco & the Department of Veterans Affairs invite you to be part of the official City & County of San Francisco Memorial Day Observance. This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Presidio’s participation in the city’s annual ceremony, dating back to the establishment of this national day of remembrance in 1868. The ceremony honors the one million Americans killed while serving in the U.S. armed forces & connects the public to the commitment & sacrifices made by military personnel, veterans, & their families.
9:30am Flag Raising Ceremony by National Park Service Rangers, Pershing Square (across from the Presidio Officers’ Club at 50 Moraga Avenue)

10:30am Grand March Veterans, dignitaries, Color Guard, marching band, families & others (from the Presidio Officers’ Club to the San Francisco National Cemetery)
11:00am Formal Ceremony San Francisco National Cemetery, 1 Lincoln Blvd
12:00pm 21-Gun-Salute U.S. Army’s 75th Pacific Division
12:30pm Community BBQ Picnic by Presidio Foods, Main Post of the Presidio
12:30pm Cemetery Tours National Park Service interpretive rangers Fredrik Penn & James Osborne

2018 0528 korean war memorialKorean War Memorial Ceremony, Monday, May 28, 12:30pm Korean War Memorial, Lincoln Boulevard at Sheridan Ave., Presidio of San Francisco. Korean War Memorial Foundation 415 817-1858,,

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