Solana Beach Memorial Day Ceremony

The city of Solana Beach and Solana Beach Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5431 co-hosted a Memorial Day Ceremony May 25 at La Colonia Community Center.

Camp Pendleton Young Marines served as the honor guard. Master Sgt. Julian Gonzales was the guest speaker, as well as Solana Beach Mayor Lesa Heebner and Randy Treadway, post commander for VFW Post 5431.

The Santa Fe Christian School Band performed patriotic songs. A special “Doves From Heaven” release was provided by Joe and Leslie Irwin. The Veterans Memorial wall, which honors the service of all Solana Beach Veterans of Foreign Wars, was available for viewing. Donation information, and design renderings of the new Veterans Honor Courtyard at La Colonia Park, was also available for viewing. Docents from the Civic and Historical Society were available to conduct tours of the Historical Museum.

Photos by Jon Clark.