On the eve of 9/11, Sgt. 1st Class Rebecca Doucette performed Taps at the Presidio of Monterey Cemetery.

Some of those that lie within the cemetery are:

- Pvt. George S. Johnson, Petrum R. Frasier and Thomas Polk, former Buffalo Soldiers from the 9th Cavalry Regiment, with Johnson being the first to be laid to rest here in 1904.

- Lanny Ochi Mistuuchi, infant son of Japanese military language instructor Sgt. Ahio Mistuuchi. Lanny is the first burial to be associated with the language school.

- Maj. Gen. Edward H. Plummer, Brig. Gen. Thomas E. Merril, and Brig. Gen. Harry D. Chamberlin are the general officers that rest here.

- Shiro Nagajima, a Japanese Prisoner of War, buried in December of 1945 after dying from an illness.

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