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Honoring Fallen Soldiers on Memorial Day

LA's events honoring the men and women who died while in military service.

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    Honoring Fallen Soldiers on Memorial Day

    All events are scheduled for Monday, May 30

     Memorial Day Flower Drop
    745 N. Gene Autry Trail, Palm Springs, CA
     A B-25 Mitchell aircraft will fly over the corwd, dropping more than 3,000 red and white carnations. The viewing public is invited to pick up a dropped flower and take it home as a personal reminder of the fallen. 10 a.m. at The Palm Springs Air Museum. Full Story

     World War II Submarine Memorial
    800 Seal Beach Blvd, Seal Beach, CA 90740
    Onoard the Naval Weapons Station in Seal Beach the names and fates of each submarine lost during World War II will be read out loud. Memorial red, white and blue carnations will be dropped into a reflecting pool to honor the fallen. Services begin at 11 a.m. Full Story

    Memorial Day Ceremony - Huntington Beach
    1 Main Street Huntington Beach, CA 92648
    A 21-gun salute, flag-raising and playing of taps are scheduled for this annual ceremony, hosted by the American Legion, VFW and the Jewish War Veterans. 11 a.m. at the Pier Plaza in Huntington Beach.  Full Story

    122nd Annual Memorial Day Program
    950 S. Sepulveda Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90049
    Major General John T. Crowe, former Commanding General, 63rd Regional Support Command, is scheduled to speak . David James Elliott of  television's "JAG" is also scheduled to appear. 10:30 a.m. at the Los Angeles National Cemetery. Full Story

    The Canoga Park Memorial Day Parade
    Sherman Way & OwensmouthQuimby Park
    The parade, canceled in 2010, is back this year, starting at the corner of Sherman Way and Owensmouth at 11 a.m. followed by a festival at Quimby Park. Full Story

    Walk for Warriors
    11303 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025
    A 5k walk/run to benefit homeless veterans transitioning back to their families and community. The run eings at 8:30 a.m. The wlak begins at 9 a.m.  Full Story