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Veterans Voices

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San Francisco Junior ROTC

The Veterans Media Center was asked by Assemblywoman Fiona Ma to help the JROTC (Junior Reserve Officer’s Training) program in the San Francisco schools with its public outreach and education. Interviews were conducted at the War Memorial Veterans Building as well as five high schools in the district. At the premiere of the video we were presented with a beautiful silver helmet of the Color Guard for appreciation of our effort.

San Francisco Unified School District JROTC — 12 minutes

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David Smith: Veteran Of The Month, July 2012

Veterans Media Center of San Francisco is proud to present Veteran David Smith, previously a Corporal with the United States Marine Corps, as our first “Veteran of the Month.”

Each month the VMCSF highlights a Veteran whose voice makes a contribution to our community.

Veteran of the Month is a project of the Veterans Media Center of San Francisco; Continue reading

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Veterans Telling Their Stories

ILRCSF ADA Anniversary Event:
Veterans Telling Their Stories—
A Celebration of the Americans With Disabilities Act

Art, exhibition, and literary reading.
Thursday, July 26, 2012, 5:30–8:30pm
Veterans Building, Rms 207 & 202, 401 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, CA
Open to the public.

An evening of art exhibition and literary works celebrating the creative spirit and talent of our military Veterans with disabilities. The evening  celebrates the 22nd birthday of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), June 26, 1990, and is hosted in the Veterans Building — a space created to memorialize military service and service to the nation. In addition to the exhibition and reading—the Independent Living Resource Center San Francisco (ILRCSF) is announcing the grantees of the 2012 Herb Levine Legacy Fund, named after its former Executive Director who retired in 2011.

Real time captioning and ASL service will be available for attendees and participants from the deaf community.

There are an estimated 3.4 American military veterans living with disabilities related to their service for our country. Continue reading

Veterans Building Trophy Room

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The Veterans Trophy Room Project

The Veterans Media Center of San Francisco is currently documenting the archives of the Trophy Room in the War Memorial Veterans Building.

The Trophy Room is located on the first floor, next to the American Legion War Memorial Commission offices. It contains many artifacts that have been loaned and bequeathed to the American Legion for safe keeping. The room is open, free to the public, on Mondays 11am-4pm, and Wednesdays Noon-4pm.