The Korean War Memorial Groundbreaking Ceremony had American supporters of those who served in the war, as well as Korean attendees at San Francisco's Presidio National Cemetery on Saturday, July 11, 2015. The ceremony marks the culmination of years of work to get the memorial established.(Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Korean War Memorial groundbreaking ceremony

Hundreds gathered at San Francisco’s Presidio National Cemetery as Korean War Memorial Foundation President former California State Senator Quentin L. Kopp, KWMF Secretary and retired USMC Lieutenant Colonel John Stevens and San Francisco’s Mayor Ed Lee joined a host of dignitaries and civic leaders in the Korean War Memorial Groundbreaking Ceremony on Saturday, July 11, 2015. The ceremony marks the culmination of years of work to get the memorial established.(Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

 

The Korean War Memorial Groundbreaking Ceremony had American supporters of those who served in the war, as well as Korean attendees at San Francisco's Presidio National Cemetery on Saturday, July 11, 2015. The ceremony marks the culmination of years of work to get the memorial established.(Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

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The Korean War Memorial Groundbreaking Ceremony had American supporters of those who served in the war, as well as Korean attendees at San Francisco's Presidio National Cemetery on Saturday, July 11, 2015. The ceremony marks the culmination of years of work to get the memorial established.(Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

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