FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 2, 2021
NEWS MEDIA CONTACT:
Lisa Derderian, Pasadena Public Information Officer, City Manager’s Office
(626) 744-4755, email@example.com
PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena has always paused to honor Veterans Day and all of our military veterans. The Pasadena Veterans Day Committee, in collaboration with Pasadena Media, will kick-off the event on Thursday, Nov. 11 at 10:30 a.m. in front of Pasadena City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Ave.
This year’s event will feature Brigadier General David G. Smith who is the Special Assistant to the Commanding General, 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 Brenda Threatt who provide the Invocation and the Benediction.
Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger will be one of the speakers. 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 am.
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
Rerun dates and times will be posted at www.pasadenamedia.org/arroyo.
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