The City of Oxnard celebrates Veterans Day with a parade and ceremony

(Oxnard, Ca) The community is invited to attend a free Veterans Day parade and ceremony to honor the sacrifices made by those who served our country. This year’s event, on Sunday, November 11, 2018 will begin at 9:30am.

The parade will extend down Ninth Street to C Street to Fourth Street before ending at Plaza Park at approximately 11:11am. Featured participants include the American Legion Riders Chapter 48, Vietnam Veterans of Ventura County, Topa Topa Flywheelers, Oxnard AFJROTC and the Hueneme High School NJROTC.

The year’s parade Grand Marshall is Sargeant Major Marty Vasquez, Retired Executive Director, 1st Marine Division Association, who was born in Santa Paula.

 

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At 11:11am, the ceremony will begin promptly at Plaza Park, 500 S. C Street.

All county public transit operators including Gold Coast Transit District (GCTD) and the Ventura County Transportation Commission (VCTC) will provide free bus rides on November 11, to U.S. veterans who present valid military identification upon boarding. Valid identification includes veterans identifications cards issues by the U.S. Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs and the veterans designation list on licenses / identification cards issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles. GCTD and VCTC buses will operate on their regular schedule during the holiday.

For more information, please contact Martha Guillen at (805) 385-7434 or by email at martha.guillen@oxnard.org.

 

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