The University of La Verne partnered with the city of La Verne and the La Verne Veterans of Foreign Wars organization to recognize servicemen and servicewomen for Veterans Day Friday at Veterans Hall on Bonita Avenue.
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The Veterans Memorial stands tall and proud on the corner of Bonita and Wheeler avenues, just as veterans and active service members did Wednesday as community members applauded them for their courage at the City of La Verne’s Veterans Day ceremony.
Veterans Day is a time to honor those who have served our country. It is a federal holiday where we are able to show appreciation for those who have sacrificed so much to keep us safe and at peace.
The La Verne Sports Clips is one of many locations that has partnered with the Veterans of Foreign Wars to help veterans and service members make the transition back into civilian life, through their Help A Hero program.
I find it necessary to express my extreme displeasure with the La Verne’s current policy that requires the University be in session on Veteran’s Day.
The grumble of motorcycles vibrated down the street as the Friends of the Fourth riders delivered the colors in the middle of the Veterans Day Program at Veterans Hall Tuesday.
As a Vietnam veteran and a 45-year participant in the antiwar movement, I would like to propose a goal which I hope we can all share: May we have future generations that have no veterans, because there were no wars to create them.
The University has been named the best institution for veterans in California by U.S. News and World Report, due in part to the University’s participation with federal initiatives helping veterans and active-duty personnel apply, pay for and pursue a degree.
Campus events for the week of Nov. 10 to Nov. 14, 2014.
Angie Anderson, associate director of Student Life, walks alongside Steve Anderson during Monday’s Veterans Day Parade on Magnolia Avenue toward Veteran’s Hall, at the corner of Magnolia and Bonita Avenue.