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Memorial Day Celebration and Dedication Ceremony
Small Private Ceremony 2021

We truly hope  you have all made it through this very challenging time  without problems.

With the lifting of some of the restrictions, we are now able to proceed with a small private ceremony limited to 100 people for those heroes newly added to our Wall of Honor and their families. We wish we could make this ceremony open to the public, but with the restrictions on size, we must keep it private to make sure the new veteran's families can be included.

We are hoping to have a much larger ceremony as soon as restrictions ease up enough to allow it, maybe by summer! We will keep you posted on this.

We miss you all so very much and look forward to the day we can all meet again and show our love for each other and the United States of America. 

The Alpine Veterans Wall of Honor Committee 

Dan Foster, Chairman 

Debbie Jackson, Secretary 

Committee Members Jack Gauthier, Bill Ridenour, John Rizzo, and Diana Saenger

Memorable Past Events:

"Remembering Our Fallen" Exhibit Feb 23 - March 6, 2015

We had the honor of hosting a traveling state exhibit of the California men and women who lost their lives in Iraq and Afghanistan during the War on Terrorism at the Alpine Community Center between Monday, February 23rd and Friday, March 6th, 2015. The Alpine Community Center is located at 1830 Alpine Blvd., Alpine CA.

The exhibit consisted of approximately 710 heroes whose families gave permission to Patriotic Productions for their remembrance to be on display.

For more information about the traveling exhibit, please visit www.patrioticproductions.org.

Coverage by 10News:


Memorial Day Celebration Monday, May 26, 2014

Hundreds gathered for our 4th Annual Memorial Day Celebration in the Alpine Community Center Park.

Master of Ceremonies Herb Cawthorne began the program with some background on how the Wall of Honor was created. After an opening song by soloist Peter Hastings, veterans were honored by a flyover of refurbished World War II biplanes flown by the Buecker Squadron.

A patriotic mini-concert by the San Diego Festival Chorus was next.

Chairman Dan Foster gave thanks to our veterans on behalf of the Alpine Veterans Wall of Honor Committee and Retired U.S. Congressman Duncan L Hunter assisted Dan in making a special presentation honoring SGT Forrest Dan Cauthorn who gave his life to his country in Iraq.

The Alpine Kiwanis cook shack was on hand at serving meal deals.

Thanks go to Photographer Rod Hinrichsen for the photo above.

Videos

Below are videos taken from Groundbreaking in January 2011 through the Memorial Day Dedication in 2011:

What the Alpine Veteran's Wall Means to Veterans

Marine Corps Flyover

Announcement of Memorial Day Celebration

Malcolm Farrington's story

Progress report March 13 2011

Wall of Honor Groundbreaking January 2011

Videos in the section above on this website were filmed by Ron Cook, photojournalist with Instant Buzz Media, who has dedicated many hours of volunteer time in support of the Alpine Veterans Wall of Honor. He hopes to produce a documentary about the Wall at a later date.

Press Releases

Press Release Feb 10 2015

Press Release May 15 2013

Press Release Nov 5 2012

Press Release May 22 2012

Press Release Mar 16 2012

Press Release Apr 25 2011

Press Release May 5 2011

Press Release May 11 2011

Press Release May 18 2011

Press Release May 23 2011