Source: ABC New 10 San Diego
SAN DIEGO - The original iconic flag raising statue at Iwo Jima is gathering dust at a Connecticut storage facility.
Iwo Jima Monument West is a nonprofit trying to bring it to Camp Pendleton.
Retired Corporal Jim Scotella hopes he will be...
CAMP PENDLETON — A nonprofit supported primarily by retired Marines and civilians across the country is working on moving an Iwo Jima monument of the flag raising on Mt. Suribachi from the East Coast to Camp Pendleton, where thousands of Marines trained on their way...
Calendar of Events
February 2015: National press campaign around 70th Anniversary of landing on Iwo Jima, 1945: The compelling story of the photograph, how it impacted the Nation and America’s love for the Marines Corps that helped save the Corps Post WWII.
February 23, 2015: Event...
How it all began… February 22, 2013 Iwo Jima flag raising sculpture by Felix de Weldon did not sell at (not hitting the reserve).
April 2013: Review of DOD “gifting” rules
September 2013: Met with Deputy Adjutant (MCI-West) on “gifting” and related issues
Why do I want to see the Iwo Jima flag raising monument at Camp Pendleton? What would seeing the Iwo Jima Monument at Camp Pendleton mean to you?
Marine Sgt. Major Michael “Iron Mike” Mervosh who served in WWII, Korea and Vietnam spoke with passion about...
~ Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune
In The News
San Diego Union Tribune: Iwo Jima Monument Planned for Pendleton
(November 23, 2013)
Stars & Stripes: Move Smaller Iwo Jima Sculpture to California
(December 15, 2014)
San Diego Union Tribune: Iwo Jima Vets Mark 70th Anniversary
(February 24, 2015)
Daily Pilot (Newport Beach): Iwo...