Allen Stubblefield to speak at Veterans Day ceremony
Allen Stubblefield, Commander, United States Navy (Ret) will be the patriotic speaker at Fullerton’s 31st Annual Veterans Day observance Monday, November 12.
The observance, hosted by Fullerton American Legion Post 142, Fullerton Emblem Club 469 and the City of Fullerton, will begin at 10:30 a.m. with a parade in Fullerton’s historic downtown.
The parade will begin at the Downtown Plaza, located on Wilshire Avenue, east of Harbor Boulevard and adjacent to the Fullerton Museum Center, go North on Harbor Blvd., to the newly renovated Hillcrest Park.
Once at Hillcrest Park, a ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. The ceremony will include placement of wreaths, patriotic solos by Kristen Romero, a gun salute by the Fullerton Police Department and the playing of “Taps”.
All veterans are welcome to join in the parade, which will also feature JROTC units from Fullerton area high schools and the Fullerton High School Marching Band. The Troy High School Navy JROTC unit will carry flags representing all 50 U.S. states.
Parade participants are asked to arrive at the plaza no earlier than 10 a.m. To march in the parade, veterans must be able to march in regular cadence for approximately three-quarters of a mile.
No banners other than the flags carried by the JROTC units will be allowed in the parade.
Further information about the parade and ceremony may be obtained by calling the Fullerton American Legion at (714) 871-2412.
For safety reasons, pets will not be permitted either in the parade or at the ceremony.
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