SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — War veterans in San Francisco will soon have a memorial in their honor. Eighty-two years ago, there was a plan to build a memorial for San Francisco’s veterans, but money and other priorities got in the way. Now, an octagon of stone will soon rise on the courtyard of green between the War Memorial Opera House and the Veterans Building.
“Veterans in San Francisco have long been neglected; it’s a very important part of history and now we’ll have a monument to honor them,” retired U.S. Air Force Col. Roger Dong said.
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