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Veterans Day to be commemorated at Richard Nixon Library

Free event to honor U.S. military

Posted: November 9, 2009 11:15 a.m.
Updated: November 9, 2009 11:25 a.m.
 
YORBA LINDA - Veterans Day will be celebrated Wednesday, Nov. 11 at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library. Visitors will enjoy free admission all day 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and a special program saluting the military at 11 a.m. in the East Room.

The East Room program will feature the inaugural presentation of the Orange County Veteran of the Year Award, presented to General Jack Quinn.

Keynote remarks will be made by Major General Richard P. Mills, Commanding General of the 1st Marine Division at Camp Pendleton.

Other honored guests include Congressman Gary Miller of the 42nd California Congressional District and the heads of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars.

There will be patriotic musical presentations by Celebration USA and medleys by the 50-member Villa Park High School Symphonic Band and the youthful choirs from Orange High School.

The program will also feature a military honor guard.

Following the Veterans Day program, thrill to a free East Room concert by the highly acclaimed 90-piece Placentia Symphonic Band under the baton of John Hausey.

The event is presented free of charge.

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