SUN CITY – The annual Sew Day for Quilts of Valor drew 39 quilters and supportive people from around Southern California Saturday, Feb. 11, to Sun City Civic Association. It began in 2003 as a grassroots effort on the East Coast to cover our troops “touched by war” after serving in Iraq and Afghanistan with […]
TEMECULA – Temecula’s war hero, Cpl. Juan Dominguez, is being honored for his sacrifices serving in the Marines by being given a free solar power system. Regionally headquartered company, Sullivan Solar Power, is donating the solar power system, which will save Dominguez and his family $132,226 on electricity costs over the next 20 years. While […]
Nominations are now being accepted from individuals and groups for the 2017 Veterans Service Awards presented by State Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County). The awards are given annually to 10 military veterans from the 28th Senate District who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to help their fellow veterans and members of […]
CAMP PENDLETON – Camp Pendleton commemorates its 75th anniversary with a series of celebratory events now through September 2017. The base invites the public to a number of events including the Battle Colors Ceremony, multiple base tours, the World Famous Mud Run, an evening colors ceremony, and various events in the San Diego area. Base […]
Their motto, “Adapted to the injury … customized for the soul” resonates as Warfighter Made works with other like-minded nonprofits, businesses and individuals to ensure combat injured veterans get the best experience possible. Warfighter Made gives them a necessary outlet. “Upon leaving the military, it is difficult for veterans to transition back to civilian life, […]
Valley News has learned that Sgt. John P. Rodriguez will return to Hemet Monday, Jan. 23 in a processional that will make it’s way through the city.
This year, All From The Heart celebrated their 13th annual Support Our Troops event, bringing together active-duty military families, disabled veterans, community organizers, local businesses and volunteers. The event, which was free to all in attendance and open to the public, was held Sunday, Dec. 4. This year’s event, which was held at Galway Downs […]
We fly our flags this day in honor of the young American men and women who died in the surprise air attack on Pearl Harbor on the island of Oahu in the then Hawaii Territory 75 years ago.
“It’s one thing to say you believe in the United States and what it stands for,” said retired U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Andrew Brandi. “It’s another thing altogether to put on a uniform, pick up a rifle and be willing to die for what you believe.” Brandi was the keynote speaker at Lake Elsinore’s Veterans’ […]