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5 San Diego Events Honoring Service Members On Memorial Day

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Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, May 26, 2014.

Several ceremonies are scheduled Monday in the San Diego region to honor service members who died in the nation's conflicts.

Among them:

• 10 a.m., Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, 1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive in Point Loma

• 11 a.m., La Colonia Park, 715 Valley Ave. in Solana Beach

• 1 p.m., La Vista Memorial Park and Mortuary, 3191 Orange St. in National City

• 1:30 p.m., Greenwood Memorial Park, 4300 Imperial Ave. in San Diego

• 2 p.m., Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial, 6905 La Jolla Scenic Drive S. in La Jolla

The event in Solana Beach will include a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Veterans Honor Courtyard at the park.

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The ceremony in La Jolla will pay tribute to President Theodore Roosevelt with a special plaque presentation. Capt. Craig Clapperton, the commanding officer of the aircraft carrier named after Roosevelt, will be the featured speaker.


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