LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Events marking Veterans Day were held Friday on the West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Campus and the Battleship Iowa.
The inaugural America’s Parade: LA, led by former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda, went down Bonsall Avenue, passing a grandstand just beyond Wilshire Boulevard, before completing the one-mile route.READ MORE: LAPD Officers Shoot Person Suspected In Reported Assault In Pico-Union
Mayor Eric Garcetti also delivered remarks before the parade.
The Veterans Day Music Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the Iowa, which is docked at the Port of Los Angeles. Admission is free for veterans and active duty military members who provide identification.
The 57th annual Forest Lawn Memorial Park-Hollywood Hills’ Veterans Day program included an aerial performance by the Golden Stars Skydiving Team.
The 13th annual San Fernando Valley Veterans Day Parade began at 11:11 a.m. at the corner of Laurel Canyon and San Fernando Mission boulevards in Mission Hills.READ MORE: Newsom: California Employees, Healthcare Workers Must Show Proof Of COVID-19 Vaccination Or Test Weekly
Baldwin Park’s 25th annual Veterans Day ceremony was held at Morgan Park, highlighted by the Golden Stars Skydiving Team.
The Veterans Day and Welcome Home Celebration will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the VA Long Beach Healthcare System.
The event featured live entertainment, a car show, children’s play area and games for the entire family.
Other ceremonies are also planned for Duarte, El Sereno, Palmdale, Pasadena and West Hollywood.MORE NEWS: Woman Killed, Man Injured In Huntington Beach Hit-And-Run; Suspect Arrested
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