In Remembrance of THE FALLEN


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Big Bear Lake Veterans Park


A Commemorative Memorial Day Ceremony will be offered to the public at the Big Bear Lake Veterans Park, Monday, May 27, 2019, beginning at 11:00 A.M.  

The United States Veterans, Families and Friends are welcome to join others for this memorable occasion to give tribute to those who’ve served and passed.  All current and past military personnel are welcome to participate in the procession and ceremony.  


The U.S. Marine Corps League #1038 Color Guard will present the American Flag and the Armed Services Flags. The bugle will sound the ‘Taps’ to proclaim the long-established tradition of remembering those who died in wars throughout the years, on this Memorial Day, the last Monday in May.  USAF retired Major Nelson Reynolds will return to the Big Bear Lake ceremony to set the tone with a patriotic bagpipe rendition. 


Participating in the traditional somber service in honor of those who have served in the U.S. Armed Services and have passed away will be:  

City of Big Bear Lake Mayor Randall Putz will speak of the importance of all Americans to take time to give reverence on this special day.  Assemblyman Jay Obernolte representative of the 33rd District, will ask that everyone acknowledge ‘The Fallen’,  those who defended our country and ‘gave all’ for our freedom.

Other participants will be, Reverend Tom Goodman, Big Bear High School Singers Voice Male with the Chick-A-Pellas. 

We are most grateful to the City of Big Bear Lake, the U.S. Marine Corps League #1038, the American Legion Post #584 Honor Guard, and the Women’s Auxiliary American Legion Post #584 for making the Memorial Day 2019 plus many previous Veterans commemoration events and arrangements, possible at the beautiful Veterans Park located on Big Bear Boulevard and Knickerbocker Road. 



By E T Russell, May 2019