Memorial Inscriptions

Veterans Tribute Tower & Carillon
Memorial Inscriptions

Inscriptions on Carillon bell

Honoring the sacrifice of America’s veterans and their families in defense of our nation.
Reverse side:  Miramar National Cemetery

Inscription on plaque located beneath the Veterans Tribute Tower & Carillon

This tower stands as a lasting tribute to all American veterans and to the valiant defenders of Outpost Harry.
And to our honored dead who have paid the ultimate price to preserve the freedoms of this great Republic.

Inscription on the Tower memorial pedestal plaque

This carillon honors the brave soldiers of the U.S. 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry …

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Chimes and Music

Veterans Tribute Tower & Carillon
Miramar National Cemetery
Chimes and Music


The Carillon will play the Westminster chimes at the top of each hour during the hours the cemetery is open to visitors.  The Carillon bell will chime every hour, i.e., 10 times at 10 a.m., 12 times at noon, one time at 1 p.m., two times at 2 p.m., etc.


The Carillon bell will chime once on every half-hour.


8:30 a.m. – “Star Spangled Banner”

10:30 a.m. – “This is My Country”

12:30 p.m. – “America the Beautiful”

2:30 p.m. – Theme from “Saving Private Ryan”…

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Bob Baker, Korean War Veteran and Founder, Bob Baker Auto Group

Bob Baker is a Korean War veteran of the Battle of Outpost Harry, and a successful businessman who is known in San Diego as a generous benefactor of causes that help the homeless, that support veterans, and that benefit the community in many ways.

His most recent effort is to provide major funding for a Miramar National Cemetery Support Foundation project to construct a Veterans Tribute Tower & Carillon at Miramar National Cemetery.  The Tribute Tower will be dedicated on Veterans Day, 11 November 2016.

Baker grew up in Los Angeles during the difficult Depression years.  His parents divorced when …

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