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Gary Sinise Foundation | Celebrating America’s Veterans

Gary Sinise Foundation | Celebrating America’s Veterans

In honor of Veterans Day, we’d like to introduce you to U.S. Army Sergeant Legrand Strickland (Ret). He is the embodiment of patriotism, courage, selflessness—he is an American hero. U.S. Army Sgt. Legrand Strickland (Ret.), who said he “always imagined” he’d be a soldier, joined the Army two years after graduating high school. After serving […]

The City of Oxnard Celebrates Veterans Day With a Parade and Ceremony on November 11, 2018

The City of Oxnard Celebrates Veterans Day With a Parade and Ceremony on November 11, 2018

Oxnard, California. – On Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 9:30 a.m., the community is invited to attend a free Veterans Day parade and ceremony to honor the sacrifices made by those who have served our country. The parade will start at the corner of Ninth Street and C Street before ending at Plaza Park at […]

Upcoming Events at the Reagan Library

Upcoming Events at the Reagan Library

The Reagan Library     The Tiger Squadron Formation Flying Team will once again provide a fly-over tribute to open our Veterans Day Commemoration at the Reagan Library. More info. NEW EVENT! VETERANS DAY COMMEMORATION   NOVEMBER 12, 2018 10:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.  To honor the men and women who serve in the United States Armed […]

Oxnard’s Veterans’ Day Parade and Ceremony | Sunday, November 11th 10:00 a.m. Downtown Plaza Park

Oxnard’s Veterans’ Day Parade and Ceremony | Sunday, November 11th 10:00 a.m. Downtown Plaza Park

If your organization would like to participate in the parade, the application for this year’s event is available on the city manager’s page: https://www.oxnard.org/city-department/city-manager/veterans-day-parade-entry-application/.   The city will be honoring veterans of the operations in Lebanon and Grenada and they’d like to here from you. If you served in these locations, please contact Martha at […]

Chick-Fil-A Employee Leaves Jaws on Floor with Stunning Rendition of ‘PROUD TO BE AN AMERICAN’

Chick-Fil-A Employee Leaves Jaws on Floor with Stunning Rendition of ‘PROUD TO BE AN AMERICAN’

By BENNY JOHNSON, Reporter At Large   Chick-fil-A is regularly ranked as one of the most popular fast food restaurant in the country — with some of the best customer service in the country. A viral video shared Friday shows one of the reasons why. The video shows Chick-fil-A employee Dontarius Jamel Young singing ‘Proud To Be […]

Thoughts on Veterans Day

Thoughts on Veterans Day

    By Mel Mann        We are on the verge of Veteran’s Day and as a veteran it brings to the surface a number of thoughts. During my lifetime I have seen the public perception of veterans, the military and patriotism go through some extreme cycles. There is likely no better time […]

Honor our veterans on Veterans Day- November 11

Honor our veterans on Veterans Day- November 11

By George Miller     That we have a nation and still have most of our freedoms is more attributable to our armed forces veterans than anything else. Many of them have suffered, died, or just worked long and hard, for us– to help keep us free. Let’s remember them not just on Tuesday, November 11, […]

Veterans Day: “Appropriate Homage”

Veterans Day: “Appropriate Homage”

. by Thomas L. Knapp In 1926, a concurrent resolution of the US Congress held it “fitting that the recurring anniversary of [the armistice which brought World War One to an end] should be commemorated with thanksgiving and prayer and exercises designed to perpetuate peace through good will and mutual understanding between nations …” In […]

Honoring our Veterans – November 11, 2017

Honoring our Veterans – November 11, 2017

The Port of Hueneme is one of the most productive and efficient commercial trade gateways for niche cargo on the West Coast, moving $9 billion in goods each year and consistently ranking among the top ten U.S. ports for automobiles and fresh produce. Port operations support the community by bringing $1.5 billion in economic activity […]

IHOP® Teams up with Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation to Secure Scholarships for those who have Lost Parent in Line of Duty

IHOP® Teams up with Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation to Secure Scholarships for those who have Lost Parent in Line of Duty

IHOP® Restaurants is honored to partner with Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation (CFPF), an organization that provides college scholarships and educational counseling to military children who have lost a parent in the line of duty. During the entire month of November, participating IHOP restaurants will donate $1 from every Red, White & Blue Pancake Combo […]

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