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Monday May 30 2016

VFW Post 3208 Memorial Day Service – Photo Gallery

VFW Post 3208 Memorial Day Service - Photo Gallery

Posted 5/30/16 – As always, Harry L. Embree VFW Post 3208 of Sierra Madre held its Memorial Day service at Pioneer Cemetery this morning.  I also have video, and will probably write something up about it, but figured I’d at least get the photos up for now.

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Saturday November 07 2015

Veterans Day Ceremony at Memorial Park Sunday, 11/8 at 1pm

Press Release posted 11/7/15 –  Veterans of Foreign Wars of Sierra Madre, Post 3208 will celebrate its annual Veteran’s Day Ceremony at Memorial Park, Sunday November 8, 2015 at 1:00 PM, with special keynote speaker Admiral James A. Lyons, USN, Ret.. We will celebrate Veterans Day by remembering the living brave men and women who [...]

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Sunday May 24 2015

2015 Mt. Wilson Trail Race, Pre-Race and Race Start, Photo Gallery and Video

2015 Mt. Wilson Trail Race, Pre-Race and Race Start, Photo Gallery and Video

Posted 5/24/15 – Enjoy the photos and video.  Video includes presentation of the colors by Sierra Madre Harry L. Embree VFW Post 3208 Color Guard, and the singing of the national anthem by 12-year old Kaiya Wilson.  Photo gallery below video, click an image to enlarge.

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Monday January 26 2015

Cmdr. Dave Loera Citizen Of The Year, Dinner Tickets on Sale Now

Cmdr. Dave Loera Citizen Of The Year, Dinner Tickets on Sale Now

Press Release posted 1/26/15 – Sierra Madre Chamber President Ed Chen and the Board of Directors announced on Friday, Jan. 9th,  the selection of VFW Post 3208 Commander Dave Loera as the 2014 Citizen of the Year. The COTY award is granted to an outstanding Sierra Madre resident who best demonstrates the town’s spirit of [...]

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Thursday November 06 2014

VFW to Hold Veteran’s Day Service Sunday, 11/9 at Memorial Park

VFW to Hold Veteran's Day Service Sunday, 11/9 at Memorial Park

Posted 11/5/14 – Veterans of Foreign Wars of Sierra Madre, Post 3208 will celebrate its annual Veteran’s Day Ceremony at Memorial Park, Sunday November 9, 2014 at 1:00 PM, with special keynote speaker Robert Spencer, director of Jihad Watch, a program of the David Horowitz Freedom Center, and the author of thirteen books, including two [...]

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Monday May 26 2014

VFW Post 3208 Memorial Day Ceremony, 2014 – Photo Gallery

VFW Post 3208 Memorial Day Ceremony, 2014 - Photo Gallery

Posted 5/26/14 – I’ll be posting an article and some video from the ceremony later this week, after I dig my way out of all the Trail Race photos.  In the meantime, I thought I’d share the photo gallery, to which I’ll be adding captions later in the week, as well.  Click to enlarge.

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Sunday May 25 2014

Mt. Wilson Trail Race 2014, Pre-Race Photo Gallery

Mt. Wilson Trail Race 2014, Pre-Race Photo Gallery

Posted 5/25/14 – Photos from in and around Kersting Court, prior to the start of the race. News Net Main Trail Race Page News Net 2014 Trail Race Main Page

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Friday May 23 2014

Former Mayor MacGillivray to Again Speak at VFW Memorial Day Ceremony

Posted 5/23/14 – The Harry L. Embree VFW Post 3208 will hold its annual Memorial Day Service at Pioneer Cemetery on Monday morning.  The event officially starts at 11am, but because a large crowd is expected, those looking to find a seat for the service are encouraged to arrive early. Crosses and flags are already up [...]

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Thursday May 30 2013

VFW Post 3208 Memorial Day Service at Pioneer Cemetery, Photo Gallery and Video

VFW Post 3208 Memorial Day Service at Pioneer Cemetery, Photo Gallery and Video

Posted 5/30/13 – Harry L. Embree VFW Post 3208 of Sierra Madre hosted a memorial service on Memorial Day at Pioneer Cemetery, featuring a Congresswoman Judy Chu and resident Charles Carter as speakers, laying of the wreaths on a symbolic grave, patriotic songs, and a live bugler playing taps.  Below the video is a photo [...]

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Monday May 27 2013

VFW Post 3208 to Hold Memorial Service Monday, 11AM

Posted 5/25/13 - VFW Post 3208 will host a Memorial Day ceremony at Pioneer Cemetery tomorrow, the 27th, at 11am.  Everyone is invited to attend.  Sandwiches, chips and beverages catered after the service by Bean Town.

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Monday May 20 2013

VFW Post 3208 Named 4th of July Parade Grand Marshals

VFW Post 3208 Named 4th of July Parade Grand Marshals

Press Release posted 5/20/13 - The volunteers of the Sierra Madre 4th of July Committee are pleased and excited to announce that the 2013 Fourth of July Parade Grand Marshal will be Sierra Madre’s Veteran’s of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 3208. According to the nomination requirements, “The Grand Marshal is a person or persons whose efforts over a long [...]

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Thursday November 15 2012

VFW Veterans Day Speakers Remind Us of the Difficulties Faced by Returning Veterans – Photos and Video

VFW Veterans Day Speakers Remind Us of the Difficulties Faced by Returning Veterans - Photos and Video

Posted 11/15/12 - Sierra Madre VFW Post 3208 held its annual Veteran’s Day Ceremony on Sunday at the Veteran’s Memorial Wall in Memorial Park.  Commander Dave Loera announced the unveiling on the Memorial Wall of fourteen new photos of veterans who have lived at least a year in Sierra Madre, and gave a brief history of [...]

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Tuesday November 06 2012

VFW to Host Veterans’ Day Ceremony to be Followed by Fundraiser

Press Release posted 11/6/12 – Veterans of Foreign Wars of Sierra Madre, Post 3208 will celebrate Veteran’s Day at the Memorial Wall, Sunday November 11, 2012 at 1:00 PM.   Celebrate Veterans Day by remembering the brave men and women who have risked their lives for the United States of America. A new panel of [...]

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Thursday July 05 2012

4th of July 2012 Parade Photo Gallery, Page 1

4th of July 2012 Parade Photo Gallery, Page 1

Posted 7/5/12 – Enjoy the photo galleries, click an image to enlarge. Back to Main 4th of July page Back to 4th of July 2012 main index page

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Thursday July 05 2012

4th of July Pre- Parade 2012 Picture Gallery

4th of July Pre- Parade 2012 Picture Gallery

Posted 7/5/12 - Enjoy the photo galleries, click an image to enlarge. Back to Main 4th of July page Back to 4th of July 2012 main index page

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Thursday May 31 2012

VFW Memorial Day Ceremony Photo Gallery + Video of Complete Ceremony

VFW Memorial Day Ceremony Photo Gallery + Video of Complete Ceremony

Posted 5/31/12 - Please enjoy this photo gallery of the event, below the video.  

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Monday May 28 2012

Memorial Day Ceremony Today at Pioneer Cemetery, 11am

Memorial Day Ceremony Today at Pioneer Cemetery, 11am

  Posted 5/28/12 – VFW Post 3208 will host a Memorial Day ceremony at Pioneer Cemetery today at 11am, refreshments following.  Keynote speaker is MaryAnn MacGillivray. On this Memorial Day, I thought it would be fitting to recall the dedication of the Weeping Wall Memorial in Memorial Park, April 24, 1999.  I’ve posted a few [...]

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Thursday May 24 2012

VFW Post 3208 to Host Memorial Day Ceremony, MacGillivray Featured Speaker

Posted 5/24/12 – VFW Post 3208 will host a Memorial Day ceremony at Pioneer Cemetery on Monday, May 28th at 11am.  Featured speaker will be former Mayor MaryAnn MacGillivray, who has spoken at this ceremony on multiple occasions.  Following the ceremony there will be sandwiches and refreshments served.  Click below to view video of the [...]

Sunday November 13 2011

VFW Honors Veterans at Memorial Park Ceremony

VFW Honors Veterans at Memorial Park Ceremony

  Posted 11/13/11 – On a chilly, drizzly day, Harry L. Embree VFW Post 3208 moved its ceremony to honor veterans from in front of the Veteran’s Photo Wall to under the pergola to get out of the rain.  The ceremony was held Saturday, Nov. 12th, the day after Veteran’s Day. Post Commander Dave Loera welcomed [...]

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Friday November 11 2011

VFW To Host Veteran’s Day Ceremony at Memorial Park

VFW To Host Veteran's Day Ceremony at Memorial Park

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 [...]

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Thursday November 10 2011

Veterans Honored at Kiwanis Meeting

Veterans Honored at Kiwanis Meeting

The Sierra Madre Kiwanis Club saluted veterans at its weekly meeting on Tuesday, three days prior to Veteran’s Day. Members of Sierra Madre’s Harry L. Embree VFW Post 3208 were on hand and opened the meeting with a color guard presenting the colors (see video below).  Luncheon for the day was “Mess Hall” style and [...]

Tuesday June 28 2011

VFW Post Thanks Council Member MacGillivray

VFW Post Thanks Council Member MacGillivray

Members of VFW Post 3208 took advantage of Public Comment at Tuesday’s Council meeting to thank Council Member MaryAnn MacGillivray for her keynote address at the Post’s Memorial Day service, held in Pioneer Service, in which MacGillivray recognized the remaining World War II veterans of the Post.  MacGillivray was taken by surprise by the recognition, [...]

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Tuesday May 31 2011

Video of Entire Memorial Day Ceremony

Yesterday we posted an article about and more than five dozen photos of the Memorial Day service put on by VFW Post 3208 at Pioneer Cemetery.  Now, we are posting video of the entire service, from start to finish.  Enjoy.

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Monday May 30 2011

VFW Hosts Memorial Day Service at Pioneer Cemetery

VFW Hosts Memorial Day Service at Pioneer Cemetery

A standing room only crowd estimated at more than 200 people turned out to honor the nation’s fallen soldiers at Pioneer Cemetery today, Memorial Day, at a service put on by Sierra Madre’s Harry L. Embree VFW Post 3208. Commander Dave Loera presided over the ceremony, which began with the posting of the colors by [...]

Monday May 30 2011

VFW Post 3208 Invites Public to Memorial Day Ceremony

VFW Post 3208 will again hold a service honoring those who have fought and died for our country, at Pioneer Cemetery on Memorial Day, Monday May 30th, 2011. The service will be held at 11am, with sandwiches and refreshments to follow. Featured speaker for the event will be Council Member MaryAnn MacGillivray, pictured at left [...]

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Monday May 09 2011

VFW Post 3208 Invites Public to Memorial Day Ceremony

VFW Post 3208 Invites Public to Memorial Day Ceremony

VFW Post 3208 will again hold a service honoring those who have fought and died for our country, at Pioneer Cemetery on Memorial Day, Monday May 30th, 2011.  The service will be held at 11am, with sandwiches and refreshments to follow.  Featured speaker for the event will be Council Member MaryAnn MacGillivray, pictured at left [...]

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Wednesday November 11 2009

VFW Veteran’s Day Service, Nov. 8, 2009

VFW Veteran's Day Service, Nov. 8, 2009

Posted 11/11/11 – The Sierra Madre Harry L. Embree VFW Post 3208 held a ceremony in recognition of veterans on Nov. 8, 2009 at Memorial Park in front of the Veteran’s Wall.  Speakers included Jim Moran of the Veteran’s Wall committee, veteran Steve Paszek, and Mayor Joe Mosca.  Joe Echevarria also led the crowd in singing [...]

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