Veterans Day Ceremony 2019

Join the City of Moreno Valley on Monday, November 11, 2019 as we honor the service and sacrifice of our Veterans at the twelfth annual Veterans Day Ceremony.

Date: Monday, November 11
: 11 a.m.
Location: Veterans Memorial, Moreno Valley Civic Center, 14177 Frederick Street
Featured Speaker: Councilwoman Carla J. Thornton, Master Sergeant, USAF (Ret.)

Councilwoman Carla J. Thornton, Master Sergeant USAF (Ret) will share her experiences as a service member and as an advocate for service members, and her thoughts on the importance of honoring those who have served.

This Ceremony will also feature performances from the award-winning Moreno Valley High School JROTC Drill Team, remarks from local officials, musical performances, and a special recognition of the 2019 Heroes for Heroes award recipient.

The Heroes for Heroes Program recognizes businesses or residents of Moreno Valley who serve the Veterans of our community. If you know someone who serves the Veteran community of Moreno Valley, simply complete the application and return it to the Moreno Valley Chamber of Commerce before October 25.

Get the nomination form here:

Giving Back

The Bob Hope USO at March Air Reserve Base Joint Regional Deployment Center opened its doors in 2018, and served 37,698 members of the armed forces within its first year of operation.

“We actively serve the deployers and redeployers at the March Joint Air Terminal and we are the last hug troops receive before heading down range into conflict zones.”

- Charissa Gonzales, Acting President Bob Hope USO

The City of Moreno Valley invites residents to support the Bob Hope USO Deployment Center by bringing any of the following items to the Veterans Day Ceremony:

(no hotel toiletries, please)

  • Shampoo
  • Shaving Cream
  • Conditioner
  • Disposable Razors
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Chapstick
  • Toothpaste
  • Lysol Disinfecting Wipes
  • Baby Wipes
  • Deodorant
  • Hand Lotion
  • Mouthwash
  • Sunscreen
  • Dental Floss
  • Toothbrushes

Single Serving Snacks

  • Jerky
  • Microwavable Soup
  • Fruit Snacks
  • Instant Oatmeal
  • Slim Jims
  • Rice Krispie Treats
  • Cookies
  • Trail Mix
  • Cheese Crackers
  • Pop Tarts
  • Granola Bars
  • Candy Bars
  • Protein Bars
  • Ramen/Cup of Noodles
  • Nuts
  • Mac-n-Cheese

Food and Drinks

  • Large jars of Peanut Butter
  • Large jars of Jam or Jelly
  • Condiment Packets
  • Cases of 16.9 oz water bottles
  • Cases of 12 oz brand name soda
  • Cases of Gatorade/Powerade
  • Large cans of coffee


Also of Interest...

Moreno Valley Veterans Memorial

Moreno Valley Logo



Moreno Valley City Hall
14177 Frederick Street
PO Box 88005
Moreno Valley, CA 92552
Phone: 951.413.3000
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Fridays: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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