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Veterans Day LA

9:00 am: Exhibits & Resource Fair Open.  Food trucks throughout the day!  Click here for the list of food trucks!

10:00am: Opening Ceremonies

  • National Anthem, Elliott McKenzie, USMC Veteran

  • Invocation, Chaplain Ted Tenario (NAVA)

  • Remarks by:  Supervisor Janice Hahn, Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, Lieutenant General Stayce Harris, Brigadier General Ruth Wong, Captain Alberto Diaz (Chief Pilot, United Airlines), Phillip Washington (Chief Executive Officer, LA Metro)

  • Torch lighting at Coliseum

  • God Bless the U.S.A, performed by SSG Tucker, US Army

  • Armed Forces Medley played by Beach Brass

  • Benediction by Major Brenda Threatt, Long Beach California State Guard (Army Division)

11:45am:  Performances by: Rock for Vets and Palishades

3:00pm:  Event Closes