Join veterans, families, and the community for Memorial Day at the Presidio. A procession will begin along the new greens in the Main Post (near Lincoln and Sheridan) at 10:30 am led by the 191st U.S. Army Band. Parade will include veterans organizations, military vehicles, and the United States Park Police horse mounted patrol unit. The formal program at 11 am in the National Cemetery will feature live music by the 191st U.S. Army Band, presentation of colors by a U.S. Army Color Guard, and remarks from military and civilian dignitaries including Major General J. Michael Myatt. Program ends at Noon with a 21-Gun Salute by the U.S. Army’s 5th Brigade 75th Division & 750th Garrison Support Unit.
Following the ceremony, the National Park Service will offer half-hour tours of the National Cemetery.
The Interfaith Center will conduct an interfaith service with light refreshments at the historic Presidio Chapel from 12:30-1:15 pm.
Parking is free on the Main Post, and shuttles will run from the Main Post (near the corner of Graham Street and Sheridan) to the San Francisco National Cemetery. Get the details about the special shuttle service.
Download the 2012 Memorial Day poster.