NEWS ADVISORY: Memorial Day "Hometown Arlington West" Memorial (San Diego Veterans For Peace), Monday, May 30th, 2016

On Monday, May 30th, 2016 (Memorial Day), the San Diego Veterans For Peace will be setting up its respected "Hometown Arlington West Memorial" on the front lawn of the USS Midway Museum, 910 N. Harbor Drive, near the corner of Broadway, in downtown San Diego. Chapter veterans from all five services will be honoring our 300+  fallen brothers and sisters from Southern California who have died in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, with special memorial markers. The public is asked to stop by, read their names, honor the ultimate sacrifice made by these local fallen veterans, and to reflect on the overall costs of these two ongoing wars.

WHO:

Chapter members and friends of the San Diego Veterans For Peace, the local San Diego chapter of the national Veterans For Peace organization, a national 501-C-3 veterans educational organization.

WHERE:

Lawn in front of the USS Midway Museum, 910 Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101

WHEN:

Memorial Day, Monday, May 30th, 2016 from 8 AM to 5 PM

WHY:

Chapter members of all five military services will be staffing the Hometown Arlington West Memorial on this Memorial Day holiday, and encourage the public to stop by and honor our fallen brothers and sisters from Southern California, as we continue to reflect on the overall costs of war.

CONTACT: For information or interviews

David Barrows
President
San Diego Veterans For Peace
619-512-7739
barrows.david@att.net
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