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Nominations being accepted for The Center's LGBT Veterans Wall of Honor

SAN DIEGO, California -- The San Diego LGBT Community is accepting nominations through July 31 for 2015 inductions to the Benjamin F. Dillingham and Bridget Wilson LGBT Veterans Wall of Honor.

The Wall recognizes LGBT veterans with ties to San Diego who have taken the oath to serve the country and have done so honorably, and with distinction, acting as role models in advancing equality. The Veterans Wall commemorates these veterans' lives in hopes that their courage, bravery and sacrifices will continue to inspire future generations.

Founded in 2011, 33 veterans have been inducted onto the Wall at ceremonies in 2012, 2013, and 2014. The LGBT Veterans Wall of Honor Advisory Council is seeking nominations now for induction in 2015, with a ceremony taking place on Thursday, Nov. 5 at The Center.

Anyone can make a nomination, and criteria is listed HERE.

Complete nomination packets should be received by 5 pm on Friday, July 31 for consideration this year.

For additional information and nomination packet, click HERE.

Questions can be directed to The Center's Director of Community Outreach Ben Cartwright at bcartwright@thecentersd.org or 619-692-2077 ext. 106.