Veterans - Temecula Valley

Guest Speaker identified for the 12-annual Tribute to Veterans - Temecula Valley Event!  For those of you whom visit, pass through and/or assigned to Weapons Station, Fallbrook, you will know this retired Marine as "MOTTO!"

10th-Annual Veterans - Temecula Valley Event Program:


Welcome - Michael McCracken

 

Pledge of Allegiance – Audience

 

National Anthem –Maryann Edwards, California State Senator Jeff Stone District Director

 

Invocation – Father Andrew Lesko,

St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church


Introductions/Presentations: Dignitaries/VIPs – Michael McCracken

 

Key-note Speaker – Assembly Woman Melissa Melendez, Assembly District 67

 

California State Senator Jeff Stone - District 28 Certificate Presentations

 

Recognition of Coordinators: Mrs. Sales McCracken, Miss Elena McCracken, Miss Rae McCracken, and Mr. Perry Peters

 

Closing Remarks – Michael McCracken

“Not Forgotten”

 

Raffle: Sales McCracken and Rae McCracken


Photos: Elena McCracken

 

Performance: Sherry Williams,       

Exceptional Jazz Vocalist

 

California State Senator Jeff Stone’s Certificate Honorees:

 

Commander Gary Gilleon USN (Ret.)

Master Chief Petty Officer Richard Gonzales, USN

Chief Petty Officer Ricardo Estrellado, USN (Ret.)

Chief Petty Officer Joseph Pallasigui USN (Ret.)

Chief Petty Officer Gerald Bulaon - Navy

Chief Petty Officer Kevin Maser – Navy

Sergeant Joshua Leininger – Army

Sergeant Michael Salas, Army

Petty Officer Melissa Melendez, Navy

Petty Officer Bob Walker – Navy

Petty Officer Leopoldo Jomok, Navy

Petty Officer Andy Papa, Navy

Private Donald Simpson, Marines

Private 1st Class Tom Simpson, Marines

Private 1st Class Thomas Simpson, Jr., Marines