Mt. Soledad Memorial day ceremony


“If you Love Freedom Thank a Veteran and Our Active Military.”


Monday, May 26, 2 to 3:15 p.m. Recommended arrival time: 1:30 p.m. for attendees to allow time for shuttle service from parking areas to memorial site.


Mt. Soledad Veterans Memorial (Soledad Natural Park), 6905 La Jolla Scenic Drive South

Parking and shuttles available from:

The French American School, 6550 Soledad Mountain Road, Mt. Soledad Presbyterian Church, 6551 Soledad Mountain Road

Special plaque presentation:

Honoring Lt. Col. Jerry Coleman, USMC (Ret.), highly decorated WWII and Korean War pilot, the radio voice of the San Diego Padres.

Keynote Address:

Will be given by Brig. Gen. Michael J. Aguilar, USMC (Ret.) federal security director, San Diego International Airport, federal security director of the year, Western Region.


Navy Band Southwest, LCDR Dale Yager, director

Color Guard:

Marine Corps Recruit Depot

21 Gun Salute:

Marine Corps Recruit Depot Rifle Team


Mary Boles

Aircraft Flyover:

The San Diego Salute T-34 Formation Team will conduct a flyover and perform the “Missing Man Formation.”

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