Diamond Bar looking for veterans’ photos

Diamond Bar is planning a special exhibit for its Veterans Day Ceremony, and is seeking photographs of retired or discharged service members who live or have lived in Diamond Bar.

Photographs submitted for exhibit consideration should be of the veteran in uniform and/or during active service, and include identification information such as the veteran’s name, military branch and occupation specialty, dates of service, and awards earned. Copies are suggested as submissions will not be returned.

Submissions should include a contact name and phone number and be sent to Community Services Coordinator Andee Tarazon by email to atarazon@diamondbarca.gov or mailed/hand-delivered to Diamond Bar City Hall, 21810 Copley Drive, Diamond Bar, CA 91765. The deadline for photo contributions is Monday, October 14.

This year’s Veterans Day Ceremony will be held at the Diamond Bar Center, 1600 Grand Avenue, on Thursday, November 7 starting at 9am. Service members who have not previously been recognized by the City Council and participants of the City’s Armed Forces Banner Program who are no longer actively deployed will be honored with an award and commemorative pin. For more information, call 909.839.7067.

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