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News: 11/15/2019

Oakmont honors its veterans


As it does every year, Oakmont gave special thanks for the veterans living in its community on Monday, Nov. 11. The day’s events kicked off with a flag ceremony at the Oakmont Gardens flag pole, then moved to the Berger Center for a veterans appreciation ceremony and reception. A flag ceremony and the pledge of allegiance was led by Santa Rosa Boy Scout Troop 55, followed by a stirring rendition of (above). Participants of past wars were asked to stand, which included about half a dozen World War II veterans, as well as anyone who served in the armed forces. Special recognition was given to Brooks Marlar, a U.S, Navy veteran who was on the USS Missouri in 1945 for the signing of the agreement formalizing Japan’s surrender. Also recognized was Mike Cannon, a World War II Air Force veteran who served in the 365th Fighter Group (the Hellhawks) in Europe. Various luminaries spoke at the event, which was followed by lunch and a reception. Photo by Alec Peters




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