Honor John Lewis by Passing the John Lewis Voting Rights Act

2021-07-17 Re: Honoring John Lewis This Thursday, July 17th, will mark the 1-year anniversary of the death of Representative John Lewis. In San Diego Bay, the Navy will christen the USNS John Lewis in his honor. We are glad that the Navy is naming a ship after Representative Lewis. We hope the christening will spark […]

National Wreaths Across America Day

Wreaths Across America Day will take place at Greenwood Memorial Park, 4300 Imperial Avenue, San Diego 92113. There is no ceremony this year, but we are still laying wreaths on December 16th and 17th the graves of the fallen heroes buried at Greenwood. There are two ways to participate: Donate a wreath (before November 27th). […]

Remember Them this Memorial Day

This year, the Mt Soledad National Veterans Memorial will be honoring Doris “Dorie” Miller, the first African-American Navy Cross recipient. We will never forget nor cease to be grateful for his service and that of all those who have fallen in our service.

Watch: President Honoré Addresses the USS Somerset

On February 13th, NAACP San Diego Branch President Clovis Honoré was invited to address the officers and men of the USS Somerset, an “amphibious transport dock” of the US Navy. Contrary to its rather pedestrian job title, the Somerset is an advanced part not only of the Navy’s ability to support amphibious warfare, but also […]

Military Appreciation Luncheon

Tickets now being sold for the NAACP San Diego Armed Services & Veterans Affairs Committee’s Military Appreciation Luncheon.  Come show our service members that you honor them for the sacrifices they make and the difficult and dangerous work they do to keep us all safe! You may purchase individual tickets, or sponsor an entire table […]

Sock Drive for Veterans Village

by NAACP San Diego Armed Services & Veteran’s Affairs Chairperson Sherry Strothers Our Fun Walk & Sock Drive was a huge success!!! Thanks to all the wonderful people that came out in the scorching heat to donate socks and underwear for the homeless veterans of Veterans Village of San Diego (VVSD)! Most importantly I want to […]