Memorial Day Events in San Diego

Events were held across San Diego over the weekend in honor of Memorial Day.

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Roses are left on the headstones of graves at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery in San Diego on Monday, May 29, 2016.
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Roses are left on the headstones of graves at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery in San Diego on Monday, May 29, 2016.
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A Veterans Memorial Service was held at Miramar National Cemetery Sunday.
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Monday's ceremony begins at 10 a.m., and Major General Daniel O'Donojue is the guest speaker.
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A World War II Wreath Remembrance ceremony was held aboard the USS Midway Museum Saturday morning.
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“In my estimation the greatest generation is not we who are alive today, but those who sacrificed…and gave their lives for you and I to be able to be here today,” Pearl Harbor survivor Stu Hedley said at the ceremony.
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During the ceremony, WWII veterans received a U.S. flag that has flown over the USS Midway in honor of their service.
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A bugler plays “Taps” at Miramar National Cemetery Sunday afternoon.
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Loved ones left flowers at grave sites after the ceremony.
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Fort Rosecrans will hold one of San Diego's largest Memorial Day ceremonies Monday.
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San Diego veterans and their families, active duty military and members of the public attended the Memorial Service.
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Commemorative wreaths were thrown over the side of the ship by active-duty personnel, veterans and kids in the audience. More events will be added throughout the weekend.
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