Palm Springs Memorial Photos

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Gay, Lesbian & Bisexual Veterans of America, Inc.

Palm Springs Memorial
Waiting for the unvailing

The Unveiling

Unveiling the memorial

L to R-Decorated Vietnam Combat veteran, Art Soper; Regional VP-Past PSGV Pres-Daryl James; Founding Commander, AmVets Palm Springs Post 66/Past PSGV Pres. Tom Swann; LA American Legion/State Amvets Rep: Robert Le Blanc.

The Dedication

The Dedication

Opening Ceremony Welcome by Cathedral City Mayor Pro Tempore, Greg Pettis.

The Speeches

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From left: Randy Schecher, PSGV President & Palm Springs AmVets Post 66, Provost Marshall; Dorothy Hadjys-Holeman, mother of Allen Schlindler; Morris Kight, civil rights pioneer; Patrica Nell Warren, author

The Tributes

The Caballeros Gay Men's Chorus

The Caballeros Gay Men’s Chorus sing, The Navy Hymm: “Eternal Father Strong To Save”. Thirteen wreaths were presented; the farthest away from: The Armed Forces Veterans Association of Greater New York.

PSGV President Randy Schecher.

PSGV President Randy Schecher.

The Monument

The Monument

The Inscription…

The Inscription