VFW To Host Veteran’s Day Ceremony at Memorial Park

Veteran Gordon Caldwell addresses the audience at the 2008 VFW Veteran's Day ceremony

Sierra Madre’s Harry L. Embree VFW Post 3208 will host a service honoring veterans tomorrow in recognition of Veteran’s Day, at Memorial Park by the Veteran’s Wall at 11am.  The public is invited to attend.

Click here to view our coverage of the 2010 ceremony, including photos and video of the entire ceremony, featuring WWII veterans Art Contreras and George Metzger and Korean War veteran Bud Switzer, who told tales of their days in the service.  Following these vets, the featured speaker was Sierra Madre Police Chief Marilyn Diaz.

Click here to view our coverage of the 2009 Veteran’s Day service, with photos and video of Mayor Joe Mosca speaking, and Joe Echevarria and the crowd singing God Bless America.

Click here to view coverage of the 2008 ceremony, including photos, a link to the text of featured speaker Gordon Caldwell’s speech, and a video of then Mayor Kurt Zimmerman as the guest speaker.