Theme:“If you Love Freedom Thank a Veteran and Our Active Military.”
When: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.
Where: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.
Music:Navy Band Southwest, LCDR Dale Yager, director
Color Guard:Marine Corps Recruit Depot
21 Gun Salute:Marine Corps Recruit Depot Rifle Team
Aircraft Flyover:The San Diego Salute T-34 Formation Team will conduct a flyover and perform the “Missing Man Formation.”