Department of Government and Public Affairs


The City of San Antonio salutes all of our current and former military members. All are welcome to attend the following events, where the City’s Office of Military & Veteran Affairs will help honor service members and veterans.

75th Anniversary Commemoration of D-Day

Published on Friday, May 31, 2019

75th Anniversary Commemoration of D-Day

Hosted by the Samuel May Williams Squadron, Texas Navy Association

Event date: 6/6/2019 Export event

Time: 11:00AM - 11:30AM Registration; 11:30AM luncheon followed by program
Location: Old San Francisco Steakhouse (Crystal Room), 10223 Sahara Dr, San Antonio, TX 78216; free parking


The program will honor 21 local World War II veterans, to include former San Antonio Mayor, Lila Cockrell, a World War II nurse and WAVES trainer in Washington, DC. Guest Speaker is Rudy Purificato (Army Veteran, journalist, and military history author, Air Force historian: HQ AETC Director and Command Curator of the Airman Heritage Museum, JBSA-Lackland). 


Contact the event POC for registration and pricing info: Dr. Amy Jo Baker (Samuel May Williams Squadron, Texas Navy Association), (210) 493-8238,

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