Saturday, July 13, 2024

The League of Wives Memorial Statue Arrives in Coronado (video)

 

The League of Wives Memorial arrived in Coronado today and was placed in Star Park.

The league began in Coronado at the home of Sybil Stockdale, with a small group of military spouses whose husbands were held prisoner or missing in action in Vietnam. From small gatherings around a dining room table, it became a national force and played an essential role in facilitating the return of more than 500 POWs.

Brad Willis has this Coronado Story:


(if video doesn’t play, watch it here)

NOTE: The memorial dedication scheduled for June 21, 2024 is sold out.

 

 

 



Brad Willis
Brad Willis
Brad Willis is an author and retired network news foreign correspondent who has worked in Afghanistan, Iraq, Africa, Latin America and Asia. He has received national and international awards for compassionate journalism and for his war coverage. Brad is a longtime Coronado resident who has also served as Commissioner of Public Art for the City of Coronado. Send news tips or story ideas to: [email protected].

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