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Honoring Gold Star Families of the Vietnam War
Thursday, November 10, 5 pm through Tuesday, November 15, 8 am
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Veterans Day Opening Ceremony Celebration
Friday, November 11, 11 am
Show your appreciation for our military veterans at this uplifting ceremony honoring all veterans. The ceremony will feature Keynote Speaker Ellie Kay (best-selling author, wife of a test pilot for a military contractor and proud mom of uniformed sons), music by The Sunday Night Singers and the Salvation Army Brass Band, and a presentation of 50th Vietnam War Commemorative pins.
Candlelight Memorial Walk honoring Gold Star Families and AV 76
Saturday, November 12, 9 pm
A candle lighting ceremony to pay respect to Antelope Valley soldiers who lost their lives in the Vietnam War and their relatives. The names of the AV 76 soldiers, along with any other soldiers whose families are in attendance, will be read as a candle is placed by the soldier's name on the panel.
Gold Star Family Recognition Ceremony
Sunday, November 13, 2 pm
A ceremony recognizing the sacrifice of families who lost loved ones during the Vietnam War (Gold Star Families). This event is the West Coast launch of the Vietnam War Commemoration Certificate of Honor 'In Memory Of' program. Gold Star Families in attendance will receive a certificate and pin from Vietnam War Commemoration staff. Our guest speakers will Ron Reyes and Susan Mitchell-Mattera of Sons and Daughters In Touch, who will share stories of living as a child whose father died in the Vietnam War, and the journey they shared when they traveled to Vietnam.
Nightly, 10 pm
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