Murrieta’s 11th annual Field of Honor pays tribute to those who serve

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U.S. Army veteran James Ott smiles after placing his American flag in the Murrieta Field of Honor. Shane Gibson photo
The Murrieta Field of Honor, paying tribute to heroes – those who served or are serving in the United States military, law enforcement, fire and other first responder posts, plus personal heroes – opened to the public Saturday, Nov. 9. More than 2,000 3-foot by 5-foot American flags are on display at Murrieta’s Town Square Park, all recognizing those who served along with personal heroes. The field features sections for Medal of Honor recipients, local heroes who have given their lives for this country since 2003, historical flags, a flag dedicated to those who perished in 9/11, state flags and a patriotic chalk walk. Presented as a community service by the Rotary Club of Murrieta in partnership with the city of Murrieta, this year’s Field of Honor honored first responders, i
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