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2018 Veterans Day Commemoration

photo of memorial entrance US and Korean flags

 

You are cordially invited to join us for this special ceremony.

 

photo of memorial entrance US and Korean flags

Photo by Charity Vargas, Presidio Trust

 

Veterans Day Commemoration

Monday, November 12, 2018

11:00 am – 12:00 noon

Korean War Memorial

Lincoln Boulevard at Sheridan Avenue

The Presidio of San Francisco

 

Program

WELCOME

Gerard Parker, Executive Director, Korean War Memorial Foundation (KWMF)

INVOCATION AND MOMENT OF SILENCE FOR ALL WHO SERVED

William D. “Denny” Weisgerber, Chaplain, 1st Marine Division Association

THE NATIONAL ANTHEM OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Noah Griffin, Founder and Artistic Director, the Cole Porter Society

THE NATIONAL ANTHEM OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA

Jevin J. Nam, NW Korean American Veterans Association

REMARKS ON BEHALF OF THE KOREAN WAR MEMORIAL FOUNDATION

Judge Quentin L. Kopp (Ret.), President and Chairman of the Board, KWMF

REMARKS ON BEHALF OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA

The Honorable Park Joon-yong, Consul General of the Republic of Korea in San Francisco

REMARKS ON BEHALF OF THE PRESIDIO TRUST

Eric Blind, Ph.D, Director of Heritage Programs, the Presidio Trust

PRESENTATION OF A PROCLAMATION FROM THE GOVERNOR

Beth Muszynski, Chief, Research & Program Review, Veterans Home Division, California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) with Judge Quentin L. Kopp (Ret.)

WREATH CEREMONY

James K. Lee, President, NW Korean American Veterans Association, and
Wallace T. Stewart, Education Director, KWMF

TAPS

Wallace T. Stewart

BENEDICTION

Chaplain William D. “Denny” Weisgerber

CLOSING REMARKS AND FAREWELL

Man J. Kim, Vice President, KWMF, and Gerard Parker