Tag Archive for Marines

FivePoint Pitches Veteran’s Cemetery in San Juan Capistrano Instead of the Great Park

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Last Friday, the City of Irvine’s Ad Hoc Committee for a Veteran’s Cemetery and Memorial held its first meeting 90 days after discussions at the Irvine City Council meeting in March about placing a final resting place for OC’s veteran’s at The Great Park.  The only Democrat on the committee is State Rep Sharon Quirk-Silva (for the…

OC Man Hosts 175 Marines for a Super Bowl Party

While I’ve never served in the military, I grew up in an air force town and have several family members who have served. When I see one of our young men and women in uniform at the airport (or anywhere during our travels), we always make a point to thank them for their service and…

Why Can’t we learn from our Armed Forces?

I had the good fortune to spend this past week-end at Camp Pendelton. Camp Pendelton, home of the 1st Marines, is a wonderful institution that is a City onto itself. It has a lot of history to it as it seeks to respect that history while having an eye on the future. This hit me as I checked out the Museum on the base featuring some of the Tanks and other vehicles going as far back as World War II.