FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 3, 2021
NEWS MEDIA CONTACT:
Lisa Derderian, Pasadena Public Information Officer, City Manager’s Office
(626) 744-4755, firstname.lastname@example.org
PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena has always paused to honor Veterans Day and all of our military veterans. The Pasadena Veterans Day Committee will kick-off their annual event on Thursday, Nov. 11 at 10:30 a.m.
The event will include Pasadena Mayor Victor Gordo and will feature Brigadier General (CA) David G. Smith, Special Assistant to the Commander, California State Guard (CSG), California Military Department, where he supports Title 32 actions for the readiness, effectiveness, and integration of the CSG with the California Army and Air National Guard. Additionally, he is the Director of the multi-billion-dollar Air Force Production and Flight Test Facility, Plant 42. CSG Chaplain Major (CA) Brenda Threatt will provide the Invocation and the Benediction.
Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger will be speaking on the program The 50 member Pasadena City College band will play the anthems of each branch of the Armed Forces. Pasadena Scots Pipes and Drums will play Amazing Grace in a tribute to the Gold Star Families in attendance. The Blair High School Junior ROTC will provide the Honor Guard. The Condor Squadron will do a close formation low altitude military fly over at 11:11 a.m.
To help prevent the spread of COVID-19; Face coverings are required. Please stay home if you feel sick, even if symptoms are mild.
Viewers can access the broadcast Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. on:
Charter Spectrum Channel 3
AT&T U-Verse Channel 99
OTT Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and Apple TV Pasadena Media apps
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