What Veterans Day Is Really About

Big Bear Lake, CA, October 29, 2012 - With Veterans Day coming up, a jeep club built around the military community of San Diego is headed to Big Bear. The 4X4 Corps treats injured Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines with recreation as part of their recovery. Their second annual event – Off Roading for Our Heroes II -- will take place in Big … [Read more...]

SB County Supervisors Approve Veteran Training Program

Big Bear, Ca, February 15, 2012, 3:00pm - The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors earlier this week approved a program to train veterans, military family members and other personnel to assist veterans in dealing with the emotional and mental health issues experienced by some former military personnel. “With five military bases in our … [Read more...]

Veterans Sought for No-Cost Job Training

San Bernardino, CA, January 16, 2012, 8:00am - The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board is seeking 50 veterans discharged from the military during the last four years to participate in free job training programs for local green industries. The deadline for veterans to complete their no-cost training and obtain a job certification is … [Read more...]

Veteran’s Day Ceremony Moved Indoors Due to Possible Weather

Big Bear, Ca, November 8, 2011, 12:00pm - Due to possible cold weather storms this Friday, the American Legion Post 584 is moving the annual Veterans’ Day ceremony at 11:11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, to the Big Bear Convention Center.  Post Commander Bill Wilson said the traditional celebration that honors America’s military veterans was being … [Read more...]

5th Memorial Run For Freedom Takes Place Saturday

Big Bear, Ca, September 19, 2011, 1:00pm - The 5th Annual First Lt. Jared M. Landaker Memorial Run for Freedom will be held at Snow Summit  this Saturday, September 24th. There is a 5k, 10k, and 15K Run/Walk, with a 1 mile Family Fun Walk, and is an event for all ages and levels of activity. The opening ceremony will start 8:45am with the Marine … [Read more...]

Marine Corps Turns 235 Years Old

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Big Bear, Ca, November 15, 2010, 4:00pm - The United States Marine Corps is celebrating its 235th Anniversary this year.  Local Marines celebrated Saturday night at the Big Bear Best Western with a telling of Marine history, Marine brotherhood, and even a Marine proposal.  Guest of Honor, retired Master Gunnery Sergeant of the USMC Kenneth … [Read more...]