Day of Event Details

The Ceremony

We will honor and remember the courageous men and women who fought for our freedom. Join us and experience: 

· Keynote speaker Colonel Denton Knapp, U.S. Army (Ret) and Director of the Tierney Center for Veteran Services at Goodwill Orange County

· Music by the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Band

· A C-310J aerial flyover by the California Air National Guard’s 146th Airlift Wing

· The missing man formation by the Mentor Heritage Foundation March ARB Aero club

· Patriotic songs by the Orange Empire Chorus

· A static military display featuring WW2 and current conflict vehicles 

· A wreath-laying ceremony honoring all military branches


Parking is free and available on a first-come, first-served basis at Harbor Lawn-Mt. Olive Memorial Park, TeWinkle Middle School and California Elementary School. Golf carts stationed at the gates of the park will drive attendees to the ceremony. Parking map available here.

Free to the public

Complimentary refreshments and lunch


About Us

The Freedom Committee of Orange County

Harbor Lawn-Mt. Olive Memorial Park

Stanley W. Ekstrom Foundation

Thank you to our generous sponsors