Honoring Kern County’s
HONORING KERN COUNTY’S GREATEST GENERATION
Commemorating the Heroes of Kern County’s Greatest Era
We have been dedicated to creating a stunning memorial for the World War II veterans of Kern County, providing a solemn space for reflection, memory, and learning for everyone who comes to pay their respects.
Thank you to our Sponsors
Kern County Veterans WWII Memorial
How Can You Help?
Become a sponsor and donor to the Kern County WWII Veterans Memorial and play a pivotal role in preserving a legacy of valor.
Join us as a volunteer at the Kern County WWII Veterans Memorial and actively participate in honoring our heroes’ legacies.
Visit the Kern County WWII Veterans Memorial to honor and reflect upon the sacrifices of our heroes.
Support Kern County WWII Veterans Memorial Today!
Keeping this memorial pristine and accessible to the public requires resources, from maintenance to educational outreach. And this is where your generosity plays a pivotal role.
What Our Community Says About the Memorial
reverence, remembrance and education
“Eighty-one years and seven days after our entry into World War II, we finally have a beautiful, local World War II memorial honoring them, our greatest generation,”
– Ed Gaede
we salute you
“The true stars of today, the World War II veterans, we salute you,”
– Dan Schaffer
“They would tell you they were just doing what was needed, what the country needed — that they were not heroes,”
– Kevin McCarthy
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