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TRENDING: Stories from the 150th Memorial Day Commemoration at the Presidio (May 2018)

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 Category History; Service

​​​The San Francisco Chronicle and NBC Bay Area ran feature stories on San Francisco’s official 150th Memorial Day remembrance at the Presidio’s San Francisco National Cemetery. An estimated 2,000 people participated in a morning flag raising, the procession to National Cemetery, the formal ceremony, and the community picnic. Speakers included Senator Dianne Feinstein, Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, San Francisco Mayor Mark Farrell, Major General J. Michael Myatt, and Presidio Trust board chair John Keker.

Read the San Francisco Chronicle’s article on the 150th Memorial Day Ceremony at the Presidio National Cemetery >>

Watch NBC Bay Area’s clip: Memorial Day Marked With Parades, Ceremonies >>

Read the San Francisco Chronicle’s article: For Memorial Day, Handmade Thanks to Service Members Will Become Big Flag >>