• East view from Crissy Field overlook with old Coast Guard station on left and city on right

    Presidio of San Francisco

    California

Presidio Memories of Military Personnel

Bill Comrey, Presidio 1969-1970

Bill Comrey took this picture of the Letterman Hospital in 1970. It was taken from the window of a 6th Army two engine airplane (U8), as he was on final approach to Crissy Army Air Field.

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Did You Know?

U.S. Army major rank insignia

In 1915, a tragic fire at the Presidio claimed the lives of General Pershing’s wife and his three daughters. Pershing's son, Francis Warren, survived the blaze and chose to enlist in the army as a private during World War II. By the end of the war he had achieved the rank of major.