Miramar National Cemetery
5795 Nobel Drive, San Diego, CA 92122
Open to the public:
6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Daily
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday
Closed federal holidays, except Memorial Day
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National Cemetery Administration
Galen Seal, Original Foundation Board Member,
Laid to Rest at Miramar National Cemetery
Galen E. Seal, Jr., an original member of the Miramar National
Cemetery Support Foundation, was laid to rest, today, following a family
interment service at Miramar National Cemetery. Seal, a retired U.S. Air Force
colonel, is buried in Section 15, Grave 74, adjacent to the Flag Assembly area.
Veterans Day Service Reunites Two Vietnam Veterans
Two old soldiers were reunited on Veterans Day at Miramar National Cemetery. Vietnam veterans Dennis Schoville and Steve Brown are linked by a near tragedy that could have killed them both. The date: Nov. 11, 1969 – 50 years ago to the day.
Santa Fe National Cemetery Director Jared D. Howard
Named Director of Fort Rosecrans, Miramar National Cemeteries
Jared D. Howard, former director of Santa Fe National Cemetery, has been named director of the Fort Rosecrans and Miramar National Cemeteries, effective Sept. 29, 2019. He will be responsible for all burial, maintenance, and administrative operations at both facilities.
Miramar Memorial Service Marks 75th Anniversary of D-Day, Pacific Battles
‘Determination, fighting spirit of American soldiers’
With the 75th Anniversary of the World War II invasion of Normandy to be observed in June, the Veterans Memorial Service at Miramar National Cemetery was dedicated to remembrance of D-Day veterans, as well as to veterans of battles fought during June 1944 in the Pacific.
On June 6, 1944, said Sallay Kim, Vice-President of the Miramar National Cemetery Support Foundation, which sponsors the annual service, 132,000 Allied soldiers landed on the beaches of Northern France. It was the largest invasion in history.
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Avenue of Flags Refreshed with 50 New Flags
All 50 American flags on the Avenue of Flags at Miramar National Cemetery were recently replaced with brand new ones in a process that’s repeated several times a year.