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Dramatic Exhibition of Korean War Memorial Photos Now Open at SFO

All photos courtesy of SFO Museum In mid-2017, KWMF President and Chairman Judge Quentin L. Kopp (Ret.) opened a dialog with senior officials at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). The result, a year later, is an elegantly understated display of striking black and white photographs of the Korean War Memorial by SFO Museum Curator of Photography Kai Caemmerer. The SFO Museum’s “San Francisco Korean War Memorial” exhibition is now open …Read More

Good News: 72 Additional Commemorative Tiles Approved for Installation at the Korean War Memorial

Attention all families of Korean War veterans. . . For those of you who wanted to sponsor a commemorative tile at the Korean War Memorial, but learned that no more were available, we have some good news. The Presidio Trust has authorized KWMF to accept requests for 72 additional 4″ by 8″ tiles, to be mounted on one final wall panel at the Memorial. Please note the following: 1. These …Read More

A Busy Season at the Korean War Memorial, San Francisco

The past three months have seen a number of commemorations and ceremonies at the Korean War Memorial in the Presidio of San Francisco. And the size of the crowds has been increasing significantly, due in part to the high visibility of the Korean crisis on the world stage. What follows are summaries and photographic highlights of these ceremonies, starting with the most recent in June, and working back in time …Read More

You’re Invited: Commemoration of the Beginning of the Korean War

 You are cordially invited to attend A Commemoration of The Beginning of the Korean War Monday, June 25, 2018, 10:00 am at the Korean War Memorial Lincoln Boulevard at Sheridan Avenue The Presidio of San Francisco Please join us for this special event. Download Event Flyer (PDF 266 KiB)

Korean War Veterans Appreciation Luncheon

Korean War Veterans Appreciation Luncheon In support of the Korean War Memorial Foundation With special thanks to Man J. Kim and Jeong A. Kim for their generosity in sponsoring this annual event   KOREAN WAR MEMORIAL FOUNDATION cordially invites you and your guest to our Annual Appreciation Luncheon. Free of Charge for Any Korean War Veteran and His or Her Guest Monday, June 25, 2018 at 12:00 noon GOLDEN GATE …Read More

2018 SS Jeremiah O’Brien Memorial Cruise of SF Bay

Coming Soon — Saturday, May 19 — Veterans Memorial Cruise of San Francisco Bay On the SS Jeremiah O’Brien FREE OF CHARGE for all World War II and Korean War veterans Phone (415) 544-0100 to sign up, and visit the Jeremiah O’Brien website for full details.  

What’s Past Is Prologue: The Old Breed and the Future Marines

On January 13, in the War Memorial Veterans Building in San Francisco, four men in their eighties or nineties met to share their experiences with a hundred or so young men and women in their late teens or early twenties. The older men were Korean War veterans. The young people were what are termed “Future Marines,” individuals who have enlisted in the Marine Corps and are now more or less …Read More

Korean War Veterans’ Advocate Hannah Kim To Visit

Korean War Veterans’ Advocate Hannah Kim To Visit Korean War Memorial in San Francisco on April 28 San Francisco, CA, April 12, 2018: At 10:00 am on Saturday, April 28, Hannah Y Kim, a woman with a mission, will visit the Korean War Memorial in the Presidio and present a commemorative wreath. This will be her first stop on an ambitious three-month journey visiting Korean War memorials in all 50 …Read More