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USS San Francisco Event

Date:
Sunday, May 29, 2005
Time:
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Event Type:
Other
Organizer/Author:
Johnny Johnson
Location Details:
USS San Francisco Memorial Lands End

PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - ALL MEDIA WORLDWIDE


SPECIAL ALERT - SAN FRANCISCO, TOKYO BUREAUS

WHO - USS San Francisco CA-38 Cruiser WW II veterans and public.

WHAT - USS San Francisco Memorial Day Ceremony.
Guest Speaker: Assemblyman Leland Yee.
Featured Speaker: Cmdr. Kevin G. Mooney, USS San Francisco SSN-711 nuclear submarine that made world press in January 2005; and 60 Minutes Wednesday edition on May 18, 2005.

WHEN - Sunday May 29th, (day before celebrated Monday federal holiday) 1200 HOURS military time, or 12 noon sharp civilian time.

WHERE - USS San Francisco Memorial, Land's End. (end of Geary Street at Fort Miley) Please see map directly below.

HOW - Map to this event - http://www.pacshiprev.com/CA38HistorySubDirectory/page29.html

WHY - One of the last full gatherings of the men from the CA-38 which received 17 battle stars in WW II; which Tokyo Rose often said was sunk. In addition, come here about the heroic crew of the USS San Francisco submarine. Everyone is welcome, please attend.


Contact Person:
Chief Johnny Johnson
Pearl Harbor Survivor of the CA-38 and all naval engagements of the "FIGHTING FRISCO"
email: chiefjohnnyusn@yahoo.com
Telephone cell: 415-264-3339
Added to the calendar on Mon, May 23, 2005 10:08PM
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