Violins Of Hope, A Journey Of Heroism, Healing, & Humanity

Veterans Gallery Exhibit January 16–March 13, 2020 Tuesdays 1–5pm Violins Of Hope features surviving instruments from the World War Two extermination camp orchestras. Some instruments are in use in concerts around the Bay Area or in the Wisley Center, 4th Floor, Veterans Building. PBS documentry: Violins of Hope Instruments From The Holocaust. An exhibition featuring the Violins of Hope is open […]

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The Great War | WW1 Exhibit: March 6-December 26, Veterans Gallery, Veterans Building

WW1 Veterans Gallery Exhibit extended through December 26 Open 1-6pm Mondays—Fridays Veterans Gallery, Room 102 1st Floor, Veterans Building   Great War/World War 1: The American Experience historical display focuses on the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) and honors men and women from Northern California who served at home and in France. Through artifacts, photographs, period posters, poetry, and explanatory text, we […]

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The Great War | WW1: The American Experience

Extended Through December 2019 1pm-6pm, Monday-Friday Veterans Gallery, Room 102 Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco Now known as Veterans Day, November 11 marked the 100th Anniversary of the 1918 Armistice ending World War I. The American Legion and the San Francisco World War One Armistice Commemoration Committee invite you to see our exhibition Great War/World War I: […]

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SF Vietnam Memorial Rededication Veterans Day 11/11/2016

San Franciosco Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Honoring SF’s Fallen From Vietnam War By Kevin Fagan November 11, 2016 Updated: November 11, 2016 6:00am Edward Rauch didn’t have to fight in the Vietnam War. He was rated “4F” — able to avoid service because of bad eyesight. But he kept trying to enlist, until the Marines finally took him. Denis O’Connor also could have avoided combat in […]

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Relatives Of SF’s Vietnam War Dead Sought For Memorial Ceremony

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Ceremony

Veterans Groups Are Looking For Relatives Of San Francisco Servicemen Killed In The Vietnam War To Take Part In A Ceremony Unveiling A New Memorial To The fallen. San Francisco Chronicle By Kevin Fagan Updated 4:14 pm, Monday, October 31, 2016 Veterans groups are getting ready to unveil a new memorial on Veterans Day to San Franciscan servicemen who lost their […]

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11/11/16 Veterans Day At The SF Veterans Building

Veterans Day Friday, November 11, 2016 SF Vietnam Memorial Rededication, Reception, & Exhibits: Open & Free San Francisco Vietnam Memorial Rededication 4pm, Veterans Building 1st floor lobby Reception & Historical Photo Exhibit 5-6:30pm, Room 210. RSVP Ceremony/Reception  sfvietnamveteranmemorial@gmail.com WWII In The Philippines Exhibit 1-4pm, Room 102 Not Alone: Exploring Bonds Between & With Members of the Armed Forces 3-6pm, SFAC Gallery, Room 126   San Francisco Vietnam […]

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2015 Veterans Building Update: Moving Back Home

The retrofit of the San Francisco War Memorial Veterans Building is almost complete! The San Francisco Posts of the American Legion will start moving back into the Veterans Building in early September. Public programs begin October 1st.   American Legion War Memorial Commission Mailing Address starting August 29, 2015: SF War Memorial Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Avenue San Francisco CA, […]

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War Memorial Veterans Building: Retrofit 2013-2015

The offices of the American Legion War Memorial Commission offices have relocated to 205 13th Street, Suite 3300, San Francisco, CA 94103. 2015 Officers & Contacts Paul Cox, Chair, paulcox890@comcast.net. Nelson Lum, Vice Chair, nelson1431@aol.com. Roger Dong, Treasurer. Janice Tong, Special Assistant to the Chairman, alwmcsf@gmail.com.

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