Veterans Day Services in the Eastern Sierra



Veterans Day


November 11, 2016, 9 a.m.

Mammoth Lakes Main Fire Station

“Honoring Those Who Served”

Presentation of the Colors – The MLFD Color Guard

The Flag Salute – Mammoth Lakes Girl Scouts Troop #580

The National Anthem – Chuck Scatolini


Rich Boccia / Executive Director of Mammoth Lakes Recreation / Noon Rotary Club

Greetings and Salutations

Mono County Supervisor Fred Stump

Town of Mammoth Lakes Mayor Shields Richardson

State Assembly Member ——-

Introduction of the Keynote Speaker – Rick Phelps

Keynote Speaker – Jessica Allmon / US Army

The “Challenge Coin” – ML Fire Chief Frank Frievalt

Closing Prayer – Pastor Mark Smith

You are a Grand Old Flag – Chuck Scatolini

Freedom Is Not Free


The VFW Post 8988 will commemorate Veterans Day on Friday November 11th. Activities will begin at 7:00 am at the VFW with the placement of flags down town. Volunteers are always welcome to participate.

The public is invited to attend the Veterans Day service, which will begin at 11:00 AM at Pioneer Cemetery. After the Veterans ceremony there will be a special Honor Guard ceremony in honor of a Spanish American war veteran. The public is encouraged to attend.

Following the service, the VFW Auxiliary will serve lunch at the VFW 484 short street. All are welcome.

For more information, contact VFW at 760-873-5770 or Cheryl Underhill at 760-920-0106.


The Big Pine American Legion Glacier Post 457 will commemorate Veterans Dayon Friday, November 11th.

Activities will begin at 8:00 am at the Big Pine Cemetery where Americans flags will be placed on each Veteran’s headstone, followed by placing flags on Veteran’s headstones at the Woodman Cemetery.  Volunteers are asked to come and participate in placing the flags to honor our Veterans.

The public is invited to attend the Veterans Day service, which will begin at11:00am at the Big Pine Veterans Memorial located at the intersection of Hwy 395 and 168.  This service will commemorate the signing of the Armistice at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month.

Following the service, lunch will be served at the Big Pine Town Hall, courtesy of the Big Pine American Legion and Auxiliary, for Veterans, their families, and guests.

For more information, contact Rick at 760-938-2319.

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