(Seaside, CA) On Friday, February 12th, California Assemblymember Monning announced legislation he is authoring that will help make the California Central Coast State Veterans Cemetery on the former Fort Ord base a reality. This legislation will amend current law to permit fundraising to occur simultaneously with the planning and design of the project, removing a roadblock which had stalled the project’s implementation for many years.
Participants were, -Assemblymember Bill Monning, US Congressman Sam Farr, Monterey County Supervisor Jane Parker, Seaside Mayor Ralph Rubio, Jack Kirwan, Deputy Secretary for Administration for California Department of Veterans Affairs, and Retired Veterans from Monterey and Seaside
Location Ord Military Community Chapel (former Post Chapel Ft. Ord), Seaside, CA. That is the Drill Instructor’s Statue in the background.