Tag: Veterans Day

City honoring military service people in two Veterans Day ceremonies

| November 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Two ceremonies Monday, with the Martinez Veterans Commission as host, will honor those who have served in the military. The first ceremony will start at 10 a.m. Monday in the Alhambra Cemetery on Carquinez Scenic Drive. The Diablo Sea Cadets will raise a flag. The Commission’s vice chairperson, Ingemar Olsson, will give […]

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At Home With Vivian: Veterans Day

At Home With Vivian: Veterans Day

| November 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

One hundred years. History was one of my favorite classes when I was a school girl. Unlike a math or science book, a history text is filled with stories of adventure and intrigue. Some events happened so long ago, that they don’t seem real, such as the adventures of King Richard the Lionhearted during the […]

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City to honor veterans Nov. 12

| November 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

The city of Martinez through its Martinez Veterans Commission will honor area veterans and their service in two ceremonies Monday, Nov. 12. The holiday, originally called “Armistice Day,” historically has been a remembrance of the “11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month,” when hostilities ceased during World War I. The name was […]

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Veterans Commission plans November ceremonies

| September 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Taking the lead of the federal government, which will be observing Veterans Day Nov. 12, the Martinez Veterans Commission has agreed to have local ceremonies on that date. A hundred years ago, the Treaty of Versailles, signed June 28, 1919 in France, ended World War I, or “The Great War” as it […]

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