Members of the University of La Verne, City of La Verne and U.S. veterans participate in a Veteran's Pride Walk from the University of La Verne to the City of La Verne's Veteran's Hall where a celebration took place on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.
WWII 97th Infantry Division Army veteran Blas Lopez talks to Korean War veteran and retired United States Air Force pilot A. L. Fidler before the Veterans Day ceremony on Nov. 11.
Eagle Scout Tass Duarte plays the adjutant's call before the Veterans Day ceremony begins.
U.S. Army and Vietnam War veteran Charlie Rosales acknowledges the crowd at the Veterans Day program after being introduced by Mayor Don Kendrick. Rosales is a current council member for the City of La Verne.
Members of the La Verne Lutheran Naval Jr. R.O.T.C. pass the flag to be raised during the Nov. 11 ceremonies.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Judge Advocate of the 4th District Pete Garcia Jr. and Albert Aguirre salute the American flag during the National Anthem. Garcia is a Vietnam veteran who served in the U.S. Marine Corps; Aguirre is a Korean veteran who served in the U.S. Army and was honored with the Korean Ambassador for Peace Medal on Tuesday, Nov. 11 at Veterans Hall in La Verne.
John Chovan, Retired U.S. Marine Corps Sergent and Vietnam veteran engages in VFW Post 12034 Honor Guard's rifle volley. Chovan was part of the Foreign Logistics Command in Vietnam.
Don Kendrick saluts Korean War veteran Albert Aguirre as he is honored with the Korean Ambassador for Peace Medal on Tuesday, Nov. 11. Aguirre volunteered to be in the airborne forces and was in the 7th Infantry Division of the United States Army.
Marine Corps Chief Warrant Officer Five Joe Martinez speaks about the need for the U.S. military. He said the world is a safer place with the intervention of the United States, and though it is not something anyone wishes for, it is necessary for the U.S. to step into world conflicts and make the world a better place.
Lalo Rubio served most of his six year Army career in Germany during the Vietnam War. The one-hour Veterans Day program concluded with a prayer at La Verne’s Veteran’s Hall Tuesday, Nov. 11.