A War Memorial stands at San Diego State University. It remembers SDSU alumni who fought and died for their country.
The tall monument is located in Aztec Center Green, north of the SDSU Transit Center, west of the Aztec Student Union building.
Those who approach the War Memorial can read the names of students from several generations.
Many fought in World War II. Others fought in Korea, Vietnam, Afghanistan and Iraq.
PLANNED BY A SELECT PRE-50s ALUMNI COMMITTEE
DEDICATED ON NOVEMBER 23, 1996
ARTIST: JESS DOMINGUEZ
IN MEMORY OF OUR CLASSMATES WHOSE LIVES WERE TAKEN FROM US DURING OUR NATION’S MILITARY CONFLICTS
THIS WAR MEMORIAL’S JAGGED EDGES SYMBOLIZE THE SHATTERED LIVES OF OUR AZTEC HEROES AND CLASSMATES LOST SELFLESSLY IN SERVICE TO OUR COUNTRY.
WE SALUTE AND HONOR THEM.