Veterans Recognition Ceremony will take place on Nov. 11
LA QUINTA — One of the hallmarks of Veterans Day in the Coachella Valley is the Veterans Recognition program in this community. This year is sure to be no exception.
The city is now taking nominations for the Veterans Day Recognition Program that will take place on Nov, 11.
If you have a family member, friend or neighbor that qualifies for the program, please click here to submit your application.
To qualify for this program, you must meet the following requirements.
- Served our Country on Active Duty.
- Honorable separation from service. (Please attach DD214 form, Honorable Discharge Certificate, or equivalent showing active service and honorable separation)
- ACTIVE MILITARY from 1953 and EARLIER
- Must have been a past or current resident of La Quinta (no minimum years).
- ACTIVE MILITARY from 1954 to PRESENT
- Must have been a past or present resident of La Quinta for a minimum of 3 years.
The application deadline is Friday, Sept. 9.
During this special event, La Quinta heroes are recognized by dignitaries and have their names, ranks, and dates of service engraved on the Veterans Acknowledgement Monuments in Civic Center Park.
The ceremony will be held at La Quinta City Hall on Friday, Nov. 11 at 9 a.m.
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