‘Live by the Code of Honor’ urges Elsinore Veterans Day speaker

‘Live by the Code of Honor’ urges Elsinore Veterans Day speaker

“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’ […]

Melendez recognizes veteran at Menifee meeting, council closes popular skate park

Assemblywoman Melisssa Melendez took to the podium to recognize Menifee resident David Bradley as her Veteran of the Year during the Nov. 16 Menifee City Council meeting. Melendez said that Bradley had served in the Navy and Naval Reserves from 1960 until 2002. Throughout his career Bradley was commissioned as a warrant officer then as […]

Canyon Lake celebrates Veterans Day with flyover, Purple Heart ceremony

Canyon Lake celebrates Veterans Day with flyover, Purple Heart ceremony

Paul Bandong and Nancy Horton valleystaff@reedermedia.com All eyes looked to the southwest sky as three World War II-era warbirds performed three flyovers for the hundreds gathered at Canyon Lake’s eighth annual Veterans Day Celebration held at the Canyon Lake Towne Center Nov. 11. On the group’s final pass, they performed the “Missing Man” formation with […]

County recognizes Murrieta veteran and 8 others who missed getting diplomas

County recognizes Murrieta veteran and 8 others who missed getting diplomas

MORENO VALLEY – Nine U.S. military veterans who heeded their country’s wartime call to service and missed graduating from high school received their diplomas during a special ceremony Thursday, Nov. 11, in Moreno Valley. Among them was Walter Schedler, a 95-year-old World War II veteran from Murrieta. Operation Recognition, now in its 10th year, honors […]

Jordan graduates basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman Jayden D. Jordan graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward […]

WAVES Project campaigns to help wounded veterans

TEMECULA – The WAVES Project of Temecula has launched the $5 TO DIVE campaign. With a minimum $5 a month recurring donation, a small but impactful gift can change the lives of the veterans participating in the scuba diving program. A donation will make it possible for a veteran suffering from post traumatic stress syndrome, […]

Murrieta’s Field of Honor reflects on local heroes

Murrieta’s Field of Honor reflects on local heroes

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. From military war veterans to first responders and even doctors, Murrieta celebrates them all with the ninth annual Field of Honor. Hosted by the Rotary Club of Murrieta, the event serves as a focal point for the community’s annual remembrance of the sacrifices made by brave men and […]