Cerritos Seeks Veterans’ Names for Video Tribute

STAFF REPORT • October 14, 2020

The City of Cerritos is seeking names of Cerritos residents who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Names can also be submitted in memory of past Cerritos resident veterans. The information will be included in a 2020 Veterans Day video tribute that will also feature a message from the Mayor.  Veterans and their families are invited to submit a veteran’s name and branch of service to [email protected] by Friday, October 30.

While a formal Veterans Day Ceremony is not possible this year because of COVID-19, the City of Cerritos is proud to honor United States’ veterans for their service with this special video tribute. The video will be broadcast on Cerritos TV3 at 9 a.m., 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 11, and will also be posted on the City’s website at, Facebook group and YouTube channel.


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5 Responses to Cerritos Seeks Veterans’ Names for Video Tribute

  1. Frances Hesse Reply

    October 16, 2020 at 12:39 pm

    Gene A Hesse, US Airforce 1961-1965

  2. Carol Smith Reply

    October 17, 2020 at 8:33 pm

    Joseph P. Rosenberg United States Armed Forces 1942- 1945 My father lived in Cerritos from 1971 til he passed away January 6 2000

  3. Mandy Writer Reply

    October 18, 2020 at 2:11 pm

    Both my Father and my Mother served in the USN. My father, Richard Morse served 20 years in the Navy. 1947 -retired 1967 and lived in Cerritos for over 50 years. My mother, Emily Morse served 3 years 1955-1958 in the Navy and is still a resident of Cerritos.

  4. MIA/POW Reply

    October 18, 2020 at 7:22 pm

    Not to mention the MIA/POW from Greater Dairy Valley, WW1-2 and all the following wars. Sure many Dairy families lost family members too, but have all moved away or died.

  5. MARINE: RJM Reply

    October 18, 2020 at 7:30 pm

    Raymond J Mcmahon ( Deceased)
    Cerritos resident from 1974-2002, plus former Cerritos Employee for 16 yrs.

    Served in the Marines during WW2.

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