2015 Orange County Veterans Day community celebration

November 11th, 2015
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

OC Fair & Event Center

88 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
click here for directions

Cathy Yatch • 714-835-3355 • email

2015 Veterans Day community celebration.
Orange County unions led by the Orange County Employees Association (OCEA), along with veterans and community leaders, organized a Veterans Day community celebration to pay tribute to veterans and their families.





Daily Pilot: Thousands gather at Orange County Fairgrounds to honor veterans
Jim Palmer, a Riverside resident and president of the 82nd Airborne WWII Living History Assn., was one of an estimated 7,000 attendees and volunteers at the third annual Veterans Day celebration on Wednesday, held at the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa.

Voice of OC: Moore: Vietnam taught you can hate a war and still love our warriors
I think the American people confused the massive transformations and unrest going on in our society at the time with the Vietnam War. Virtually everything in American society was changing during the Vietnam era.

OC Register: Vietnam vets: 'We're finally getting our recognition'
Until  this week. On Wednesday, Scriven walked around the OC Fair & Event Center’s third annual Veterans Day celebration proudly sporting a hat embroidered with “Vietnam Veteran,” with his wife, Sylvia, by his side. More than 7,000 people were expected to attend the event, which is organized by local labor unions.

KTLA 5 New Coverage

OC Register: Photos: How Orange County honored military service on Veterans Day
Please take a look at the OC Register’s Veterans Day coverage including the Labor event in Costa Mesa.