El Sereno Veterans Day Tribute


Veterans Day Tribute 

presented by : Councilmember Jose Huizar and El Sereno Bicentennial Committee 

El Sereno Veterans Monument & Guy Gabaldon Memorial Flag Pole 

Saturday November 1, 2017 

Welcome   – Marlene Fonseca   Mistress of Ceremony 

Presentation of Colors  – Garfield High School JROTC 

Pledge of Allegiance –  Tony Zapata, US Navy, Vietnam Veteran. VFW Commander, Post 4696

National Anthem – Air Force Band 

LAPD Flyover – LAPD Air Support Division 

Invocation – Pastor Ben Garcia, Victory Outreach 


Jimmy Gomez – Congressman, 34th District 

Hilda L. Solis 

LA County Supervisor, 1st District

Rick Coca – Director of Communications, CD14

Keynote Speaker – Kyra Borromeo, Lt. Commander US Navy 

Guest Speaker- Aixa Dones, Major US Marine Corps 

Community Speaker – Amed Lopez, Honorary Mayor El Sereno

Veterans Day Message 

Mark Overstreet  – US Navy, Vietnam Veteran, American Legion, Post 804

Benediction – Pastor Ben Garcia, Victory Outreach 

Retirement of Colors – Garfield High School JROTC

To all who have served, Thank You for your sacrifices and service. All gave some… Some gave all … Your community is forever grateful. 

Councilmember Jose Huizar

Special Acknowledgement to :

Councilmember Jose Huizar , 14th District 

American Legion Post 139 & VFW Post 4696

El Sereno Veterans Monument Committee 

El Sereno Bicentennial Committee 

Garfield High School Army JROTC 

El Sereno Seniors Center 

LAPD Hollenbeck  

LAFD Engine #47

Erik Sarni , Community Photographer 

Click Here to View Full Photo Gallery on facebook..



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