Puente Hills Concerts in Park presents Memorial Day concert

Marine Color Guard,  Cpl. Fernando Cavazos, stands tall as the Colors are presented at Puente Hills Concerts in the Park presented the 5th annual Memorial Day Concert.

Marine Color Guard, Cpl. Fernando Cavazos, stands tall as the Colors are presented at Puente Hills Concerts in the Park presented the 5th annual Memorial Day Concert.

Puente Hills Concerts in the Park held its fifth annual Memorial Day concert on Sunday in the Puente Hills Mall. The Society for the Preservation of Big Bands performed for area residents.

This year’s guest of honor was retired Air Force Colonel Kenneth Hughey, a pilot shot down over North Vietnam on July 6, 1967. Hughey was taken as a prisoner of war and transferred between four prisons over the next six years. He spent 14 months in a one-man cell in the infamous Hanoi Hilton, including five months in complete isolation.

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