Veterans without high school diplomas sought for Riverside County Operation Recognition program

RIVERSIDE – They were away from home serving their country while classmates were marching in commencement ceremonies. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard veterans who missed out on their high school graduations due to military service have until Oct. 4 to apply for a diploma through the 2017 Operation Recognition Program. More than […]

War vets without diplomas can apply for them now

RIVERSIDE – Veterans of foreign wars who didn’t graduate from high school can apply between now and Oct. 4 for graduation certificates issued through a Riverside County program that awards diplomas to former airmen, soldiers, sailors and Marines who gave up school to serve their country. The county Office of Education this year will conduct […]

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 […]