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 […]

Lt. Col. Ghyno Kellman reflects on 30 years of service in the United States Marine Corps

Lt. Col. Ghyno Kellman reflects on 30 years of service in the United States Marine Corps

Stephanie Lai valleystaff@reedermedia.com “He’s traveled the world,” Wendy Kellman said. At the end of this month, Lt. Col. Ghyno G.Kellman will be leaving for his sixth deployment to Iraq. His 30 years of service in the Marine Corps has given him the opportunity to travel to foreign countries all over the world. Gone for months […]

Residents and officials honor regional first responders during First Responder Appreciation Day

Residents and officials honor regional first responders during First Responder Appreciation Day

SAN JACINTO –Southwest Riverside city representatives, Riverside County and State government officials with hundreds of area residents turned out in force Saturday, Oct. 16 from 1-4 p.m. to pay honor to the valley’s first responders during the first ever First Responders Appreciation Day at Valley-Wide Recreation & Park District park on Esplanade Avenue. in San […]

Local veterans honored at Linfield Christian School

Stephanie Lai valleystaff@reedermedia.com Distinguishing the veterans of the community, Linfield Christian School is set to honor local veterans to ingrain the value of freedom. Their annual Veterans Day Chapel, scheduled for Nov. 10, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. honors veterans with gratitude and respect. The intimate event is limited to an attendance of about […]

‘Remembering Our Fallen’ traveling photo memorial of California heroes on display at Promenade Temecula

TEMECULA – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of Temecula Valley, VFW Post 4089, will host the unveiling of a very emotional memorial “Remembering Our Fallen,” Saturday, Oct. 8. The memorial is a stark reminder of the ultimate sacrifice made by over 700 fallen military heroes from California. John Hernandez, commander of VFW Post 4089, said […]