The City of Tustin Parks and Recreation Department will hold its 3rd Annual Memorial Day Remembrance event to honor the brave individuals who made the ultimate sacrifice in the Armed Services for our country. This free event will take place at the Veterans Monument located at Veterans Sports Park (1645 Valencia Ave.), and is open to the public. Attendees can expect a moving ceremony, complete with speeches, the reading of Tustin KIA/MIA Service Members' names, the installation of new Veterans Pavers in the Veterans Monument, and a 21 Gun Salute.
2023 GUEST SPEAKER: Rick Martinez
Rick Martinez is a life-long resident of Orange County and has served on the Board of Directors for Honoring Our Fallen, Inc. since its inception. Rick is presently serving as the Immediate Past President and Executive Board Member of Honoring Our Fallen. Rick is a retired Sergeant of the Anaheim Police Department. He retired in 2011 after having served the Anaheim community for 39 years. In retirement, he now serves on the board of directors for RTNA – (Radio & Television News Association). Along with serving on the Board of Directors for Honoring Our Fallen, he is a Commissioner for the Orange County Juvenile Justice Commission, serves on the Board of Directors for the Orange Public Library Foundation, and is on the Board of Directors for Friends of the Anaheim Police K9 Association.