Menifee street signs may soon be slated to honor highly decorated military veterans

The Menifee City Council approved a proposal to establish a veteran street naming policy that would name city streets after highly decorated posthumous military veterans, during a discussion at the Oct. 7 regular city council meeting. The idea presented by Chris Gehrki, a management analyst and 20-year Marine veteran, would with the council’s approval, name new city streets after members of the U.S. Armed Forces that displayed exemplary service in combat and won one of the three highest military honors presented to servicemen in the nation, including the Medal of Honor, the Silver Star and the Military Service Cross. Gehrki said the military service street naming policy would complement the city’s many other projects honoring residents, past and present, with banners and special
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