SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego LGBT Community Center will induct the first set of LGBT veterans to the Benjamin F. Dillingham and Bridge Wilson Wall of Honor at a ceremony on Friday, Nov. 9 at 6 pm.
The wall was unveiled last November.
The commemorative wall, unveiled only months after the official repeal of the military's former "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy, and thought to be the first of it's kind, honors the courage, bravery and sacrifices of LGBT Veterans currently spanning from WWI to the present.
The following veterans will be inducted onto the wall at the ceremony:
Benjamin M. Fowler III, USA *
Donald P. Kambic, USA
Luke Terpstra, USA
Harvey Milk, USN *
George Haverstick, USN *
Stan Berry, USN *
Jim Woodward, USN
Robert Lynn, USN
Jeri Dilno, USAF
Lisa Kove, USN
August Provost, USN *
Asterisk indicates deceased
The event will include a brief program with a performance by the San Diego Gay Men's Chorus followed by a community reception from 6:30 to 7 pm at The San Diego LGBT Community Center, 3909 Centre St. in Hillcrest.
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