Juan M. Rivas – U.S. Navy Veteran – Santa Clarita Resident – Desert Shield & Desert Storm Veteran
Juan M. Rivas on Flight Deck

Juan M. Rivas – U.S. Navy Veteran – Santa Clarita Resident – Desert Shield & Desert Storm Veteran

Signal Connection After several email exchanges weeks ago with avid Signal newspaper reader Jennifer Rivas, who informed me of her husband’s fine Navy service, I finally met Juan Rivas in…

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Juan M. Rivas U.S. Navy Veteran – Santa Clarita Resident Desert Shield & Desert Storm Veteran

By Bill Reynolds Signal Director of Veterans Affairs   Signal Connection After several email exchanges weeks ago with avid Signal newspaper reader Jennifer Rivas, who informed me of her husband’s…

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James Gary Popejoy – U.S. Army Vietnam War Veteran – Newhall Resident
Gov. Pete Wilson Wilson with Gary Popejoy

James Gary Popejoy – U.S. Army Vietnam War Veteran – Newhall Resident

Meeting Popejoy Earlier this year, Gary Popejoy reached out to me via The Signal newspaper’s Friday veterans page and he spoke on the phone, which led him to e-mailing me…

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By Bill Reynolds Signal Director of Veterans Affairs Meeting Popejoy Earlier this year, Gary Popejoy reached out to me via The Signal newspaper’s Friday veterans page and he spoke on…

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Ronald J. Contant – U.S. Army Veteran – Saugus Resident
Ronald J. Conant. Photo by John Riedy of the Greatest Generations Foundation

Ronald J. Contant – U.S. Army Veteran – Saugus Resident

Veterans Portrait Session On Nov. 16, 2017, I met Ron Contant at Newhall’s American Legion Hall during a portrait session donated to Santa Clarita Valley’s veterans by The Greatest Generations…

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Quinton D. Lafferty – U.S. Marine Corps Veteran – Saugus Resident
Quinton D. Lafferty, USMC Corporal. Courtesy photos

Quinton D. Lafferty – U.S. Marine Corps Veteran – Saugus Resident

Word of Mouth Connection I first met Quinton Lafferty over the phone a few weeks ago thanks to David Jackson, retired Army lieutenant colonel, whose Signal veteran’s page appeared July…

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Mike T. Franz – U.S. Navy Desert Storm Veteran – Newhall Resident
Mike Franz (lower left) & Crew Aborad USS Theodore Roosevelt, Aircraft Carrier. Courtesy photo

Mike T. Franz – U.S. Navy Desert Storm Veteran – Newhall Resident

Route 66 Connection Several weeks ago, Mike Franz reached out to me via phone call to The Signal office after reading our veterans page where it’s suggested that veterans may…

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