MORENO VALLEY – Seven veterans who never finished high school due to their military service in war dating back to World War II will finally be receiving their diplomas in special ceremonies Monday, Nov. 13, in Moreno Valley. Among those honored veterans will be four from the Temecula and San Jacinto valleys. The high school […]
It was the 11th day of the eleventh hour of the 11th month in 1918 when the armistice, a cessation of the world’s first war, was signed. Many American soldiers died fighting the cruel and bloody war in Europe. The Armistice Day celebration of 1918 became a national holiday. On the same day in 1938, […]
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND – U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jordan D. Muniz graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, in San Antonio, Texas. Muniz is the son of Sandra Muniz of Menifee and a 2017 graduate of Vista Murrieta High School in Murrieta. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that […]
Guests who visited the Wings & Rotors Air Museum in French Valley Saturday, Oct. 21, were transported back in time to a 1970s-themed party honoring Vietnam War veterans. The “Salute to Vietnam!” event began about 5 p.m. at the museum, located at 37350 Sky Canyon Drive. It included cocktails, dinner, raffles and music performed by […]
Organizers of Murrieta’s annual Field of Honor have opened vendor registration for the Military Resource and Service Expo scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 4, as part of the Murrieta Field of Honor. Participation in the expo as a vendor is free to all military service providers with proof of a nonprofit status, $50 for military owned […]
Every year in December, Judy Harter and her crew of jolly elves come together in a show of support for military families through Temecula and the surrounding communities. This year’s Support Our Troops event, scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 3, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. promises to be bigger and better than ever, according to […]
Big Horse Feed and Farm Supplies is once again hosting an event aimed at helping local veterans find jobs and resources they need to be successful following their military service. The second annual Helping and Hiring Our Heroes event will be held Oct. 7, at the Big Horse Feed property, corner of Butterfield Stage Road […]
An investigation is underway today at Camp Pendleton, where an amphibious landing vehicle caught fire during a training exercise, injuring 15 Marines, five critically.