This Saturday, across the country many of us will be attending events or finding some way to honor our military veterans. We will be joining others across the world who will also be observing holidays honoring members of their armed forces. Whether we commemorate Armistice Day, Remembrance Day, or Veterans Day we will all be giving thanks to the many men and women who have bravely served our country.
In the United States today there are nearly 20 million military veterans, 132,000 of which reside in Orange County. These are men, women, grandparents, parents, sons, and daughters who have all given so much to their country. Tomorrow, we thank them all for their sacrifice to protect our way of life. We often take our safety and freedom for granted, without considering the millions of individuals who have selflessly fought to preserve it. Let us keep these patriots in mind tomorrow and, also all of the freedoms we enjoy due to their bravery.
We are forever grateful to those who have sacrificed so much for safety and freedom. I hope you all join me in supporting our Veterans this Saturday.
Thank you to all who have served and are currently serving our great nation.
Sincerely, MICHELLE STEEL
Chairwoman, Second District
Orange County Board of Supervisors
June 12, 2017
Mutual trust will help ensure freedom in the PacificI am an immigrant to the United States born in South Korea. My parents fled the North to escape communism. I understand the important relationship that exists between the United States and Korea. It is a history that is forged in blood and sacrifice.
May 25, 2016
O.C. supervisors honor John Wayne with a proclamationThe same day the Newport Beach City Council voted to declare May 26 as John Wayne Day in honor of the late actor's birthday, the Orange County Board of Supervisors presented a proclamation to Wayne's family commemorating his life and legacy.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - Orange County supervisors and the Newport Beach City Council each took time to honor John Wayne - a month after the state Assembly defeated a resolution to mark the day the late actor was born after debate over decades-old racist comments.
9:30 AMOrange County Board of Supervisors Special MeetingA Special Meeting of the Board of Supervisors will convene at 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, December 6, 2016, in the Board of Supervisors Hearing Room, County Hall of Administration, 333 W. Santa Ana Blvd., 10 Civic Center Plaza, Santa Ana, California.
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