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First round of LGBT veterans to be inducted onto San Diego wall of honor

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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