All 50 American flags on the Avenue of Flags at Miramar National Cemetery were recently replaced with brand new ones in a process that’s repeated several times a year. read more
Airborne Veterans Dedicate Monument to
Paratroopers at Miramar National Cemetery
The rainy weather, March 17, didn’t keep some 70 veterans and members of the public from attending the dedication of a monument at Miramar National Cemetery honoring members of the Armed Forces who have earned the Parachutist Badge – Silver Wings – of the American paratrooper.
Members of the San Diego All Airborne Chapter of the 82nd Airborne Division Association – wearing maroon berets and Army dress green uniforms with trouser legs tucked into their jump boots – marched the nation’s colors into the Memorial Walkway, where the new [Continue Reading]
QR Label Gives Miramar Cemetery Visitors
Link to Carillon Tower Stories, Video
Cell phone QR scanners can access this label to link to stories and videos about the Veterans Tribute Tower & Carillon.
Wreaths Across America Lays 21,000 Wreaths at
Fort Rosecrans, Miramar National Cemeteries
A large turnout of volunteers lent their hands and hearts to the annual Wreaths Across America event, Dec. 16, placing some 21,000 holiday decorations on gravesites at San Diego’s veterans’ cemeteries. Of those, 8,100 wreaths were distributed at Miramar National Cemetery.
No-Hassle Event is All On-Line
Foundation Kicks Off 2nd Annual ‘Virtual Gala’ Fundraiser
(Nov. 30, 2017) Getting dressed up to attend another rubber-chicken dinner – even for a good cause – can be a hassle. So, the Miramar National Cemetery Support Foundation has found a better way to raise money: A “Virtual Gala” that allows donors to make contributions on-line. No evening gown or black tie required.
“This is the second annual Virtual Gala,” says Sallay Kim, chair of the fundraiser. “The donations will help the Foundation sponsor new enhancements to Miramar National Cemetery, and maintain those already in place. We hope our donors will be as generous this year as they were in 2016.”
Ceremony at Miramar National Cemetery
Closes Veterans’ Day Tribute
(Nov. 11, 2017) At the close of Veterans’ Day 2017, the stirring notes of “Taps” sounded across the manicured lawns of Miramar National Cemetery. The setting sun glinted off white marble headstones that mark the graves of thousands of veterans of America’s wars
Veterans, active duty service members, and members of the public are invited to attend a late afternoon commemorative service on Veterans’ Day, Saturday, Nov. 11, at Miramar National Cemetery.
4:15 p.m., to 5 p.m.,
Saturday, 11 Nov 2017
Veterans, Active-Duty Military, Public Invited
The ceremony will be held on the lawn below the Veterans Tribute Tower & Carillon.
Please bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating.