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Memorial Weekend Events

Submitted by rmelendez on Fri, 2017-05-26 07:40


Saturday, May 27th

San Diego Peace Memorial at the VMBP (Eastside of Museum):

8:00 am - 5:00 pm: Vietnam Veterans of America, 472, host a Reading of the Names of the Fallen on the Memorial

United Veterans Memorial Service

Submitted by astoner on Tue, 2016-12-20 10:56

Military Memorial service, names read from all service members who have passed over the last 30 days of that month.

Sponsored by the Marine Corps League

FREE to attend

82nd Airborne on Gun Salute

Taps played by volunteer bugler


Questions or to have a loved ones name listed, please call us 619-239-2300


***private UVC General Session meetings are held 9:30am-11:30am before PUBLIC Memorial Service is held

The Military in Balboa Park 1915 - 1988

THE ARMY, THE NAVY AND BALBOA PARK: A HISTORY 1915-1988.  The history of the Army and Navy in Balboa Park from 1915 to 1945 beginning with the Panama-California Exposition of 1915,extending through the end of World War II and including the development of the San Diego (Balboa) Naval Hospital up through 1988.  The exhibit focuses on the relationship between the Army, the Navy and the City of San Diego leading to the growth of the importance of the two services in San Diego, their impact in Balboa Park, and how this major Naval presents helped raise the importance o

Women's Military History Room

This exhibit looks that ever evolving roles of women in the military, from the Civil War to today.  With the formal acceptance of nurses into the Army and Navy's officer's corps in the early 1900s  this was expanded during WWI when women were accepted into the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard in a clerical capacity.  In WWII women joined the Women's Army Corps (WAC), Women Accepted for Voluntary Emergency Service (WAVES), U. S. Marine Corps Women's Reserve, and U.S.