March Air Reserve Base Commander to Speak at Veterans Memorial Service, May 28



San Diego veterans and their families, active duty military and members of the public are invited to attend a Veterans Memorial Service at Miramar National Cemetery at 1 p.m., Sunday, May 28.  About 600 are expected.  Miramar National Cemetery Support Foundation sponsors the annual event.

General Information:


Sunday, May 28, 2016


1 p.m. to 2 p.m.


5795 Nobel Dr., San Diego, Calif., just west of the Marine Corps Air Station, off Miramar Road and I-805



Catherine Fiorelli, Foundation President & CEO

Featured Speaker:

Brig. Gen. Russell A. Muncy, Commander, 452nd
Air Mobility Wing, March AF Reserve Base


Lt. Cmdr. Jason M. DiPinto, Eleventh Coast Guard District


Westwind Brass Ensemble, Bugler Roy Zanni,  Bagpiper John Forrest

Color Guard:

San Diego Young Marines

Interviews, Photos:       

Interviews with General Russell Muncy, Cathy Fiorelli, Ex-POWs, Veterans of WWII, Korea,Vietnam, Iraq, Afghanistan, family members. Photos/video of events in cemetery Memorial Circle, families visiting graves of loved ones, highlighted  by colorful American flag display. Participation of uniformed Veterans groups, Sea Cadets, Young Marines, etc.


Media Accommodations:

Media Contact:

Bill Heard, Public Information Officer
619-757-7788 or

 Media Packets:              
An on-line press kit will be available. Copies of speeches will be provided.

Assistance provided by Bill Heard.

Media Parking:               
Show media credentials for access to on-site parking.


From the north:              
Traveling south on I-5, bear left and take I-805. After 2.5 miles, take the exit for Miramar Rd/La Jolla Village Dr.  Turn left onto Miramar Road.  Turn right on Nobel Dr.  Cemetery entrance will be on the left.

From the south:
Traveling north on I-805, take the exit for Nobel Dr.  Turn right on Nobel Dr. and the cemetery entrance is on the right. Or, drive north on I-5, exit on Nobel Dr. and follow the street to the cemetery entrance on the right, just after  passing over I-805.

Event Parking:

Free parking for the public will be on cemetery  streets.




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