Soldiers and Sailors Hall
Young re-enactors portraying the Colored Troops Fife and Drum Corps are among the many individuals who took part in Memorial Day festivities at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial in Oakland.
June 6, 1944 – thousands of allied soldiers crossed the English Channel to the shores of France.
There was face paint, a parachute and more at Soldiers and Sailors Hall on Memorial Day.
Abraham Lincoln’s immortal speech on the battlefield in Gettysburg is inscribed, in its entirety, on the auditorium wall of Soldiers and Sailors Hall.
Over the last decade, with the United States fighting two wars, there has been an incredible increase in the number of service people with traumatic brain injuries.
Today, many vets visited Soldiers and Sailors Hall where a new exhibit on military mascots and working dogs is on display.