Honoring Those Who Have Served
In a normally noisy and bustling area of Old Town Newhall, only a trumpet was heard at one point as hundreds of residents stood quietly
Legacy is a difficult topic to discuss, especially if it’s your own. However, Ray Bradbury had a different notion. To Bradbury the idea of legacy
By Raychel Stewart For The Signal The Santa Clarita Elks Lodge no. 2379 is hosting its third annual Toy Run for Veterans’ Children with a
In appreciation for their service and sacrifice, dozens of military veterans were invited to play a round of golf set in the backdrop of Santa
Community members will have a chance to honor local veterans and those currently serving in the military on Monday, Nov. 11, during this year’s Santa
When Joseph F. Fender was in the Navy, he was assigned to the USS Pearl Harbor while it was being built at the shipyards in
Deputy Luis Gaxiola always wanted to be one of the good guys. Gaxiola admired the likes of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone, classic archetypes of
“To my cadets, to my young Marines, I tell them they need to be the whole package, the world needs them to be the full
Richard Myers is a man of many hats, and at 88, he has found not one, but four different callings. As an Air Force veteran
Few people can walk into a museum, look upon something and say, “I did that.” Carl Schena can. Fewer people can walk up to that
By Raychel Stewart The Home Depot Foundation and Team Depot associates gathered to support the finishing touches for a new Homes 4 Families veteran community
After a yearlong tour in Vietnam as a helicopter pilot for the Army, Dennis Bartash came back to the United States to find numerous war
The human brain can remember things due to a certain smell. It’s called “olfactory memory.” While more difficult to study than visual or auditory memory,
When Anthony Gayden was a private in the U.S. Army, he had an officer who he hated — at first. “He was so mean, and
“God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.” — Rudyard Kipling Soldiers have always lied to their mothers during war, it seems. And
Maurice Windom described his father as a disciplinarian. “It was a different time then,” Windom added. “We bumped heads a lot when I was coming
The Santa Clarita Veteran Services Collaborative is hosting a Visit with a Vet event Sept. 11. The event was created after Executive Director Jeff Stabile
Randal Winter has always been handy. At 18, he was stationed in Vietnam, where it was hot and humid in the summertime. After he was
Included among the collection of art pieces decorating Col. Eugene Taylor’s home is “Chikara, The Loyal Son,” a limited edition print of a painting by
On Sunday afternoon, Milcah White hosted a “Salute to Hometown Heroes” reception at Mimi’s Cafe, where she and her business partners presented certificates of recognition from Sen. Scott Wilk and Rep. Katie Hill for military veterans and those who have devoted themselves to caring for special needs individuals.
Meeting the Brave is The Signal’s six-part video series taking a unique snapshot into the valiant efforts taken by six local veterans to protect freedom and the values we have as Americans.
The series is hosted by Vietnam War veteran and Santa Clarita resident Bill Reynolds, one of the “Boys of ’67,” Charlie Company, 4th/47th, 9th Infantry Division.