MSJC faculty and staff military veterans build guitars as part of ‘Guitar Heroes Operation Twang’

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Mt. San Jacinto College faculty, administrators and classified professionals build guitars, Oct. 22-24, as part of “Guitar Heroes Operation Twang” that supports veterans. Valley News/Courtesy photo
SAN JACINTO – Mt. San Jacinto College faculty, administrators and classified professionals built guitars Friday through Sunday, Oct. 22-24, as part of “Guitar Heroes Operation Twang” at the college’s Menifee Valley Campus. The 10 military veterans built custom guitars based on their own designs and themes under a tent on the campus. The build was part of Hemet-based nonprofit American Patriot Music Project’s Veterans Guitar Project. For several years, the group has used the program to provide therapeutic support and music opportunities for veterans and first responders. They hold about two guitar workshops each year. The three-day build trained the MSJC faculty and classified professionals so they ca
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