El Dorado County Veterans


El Dorado County Veterans Alliance (aka Friends of the Veterans Monument) is a 501.c (3) charitable organization

Memorials

Memorials

El Dorado County veterans, their families or friends may buy memorial bricks and stones to honor a veteran’s service.   Buy a Memorial Brick or Granite Stone...

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day

  Monday, May 28, 2018, 1100 hours Join El Dorado County veterans, their families and fellow patriots at the El Dorado County Veterans Monument (360 Fair Lane,...

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Salute to Valor

Salute to Valor

The fourth Serrano Salute to Valor golf tournament was held at the Serrano County Club in El Dorado Hills in September, 2017. $50,000 was raised and distributed to...

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SOS*

SOS*

SOS* is the international distress signal. It communicates an urgent request for assistance. You can help El Dorado County’s veterans by donating to Friends of...

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Monday, May 28 – 1100 hours

Join El Dorado County veterans, their families and fellow patriots

at the El Dorado County Veterans Monument (360 Fair Lane, Placerville)

to honor those who died in service to the United States of America.

Event includes:

  • Parade of flags led by El Dorado County Veterans organizations and youth service organizations
  • Color guard
  • Flyover of WWII Warbirds including a missing man formation
  • Recognition of the Armed Services
  • Pledge of Allegiance led by Veterans Organizations
  • Reading of Proclamations
  • Invocation and Benediction by military chaplain
  • Patriotic choral songs by the Ponderosa High School Chorus
  • Presentation of Veterans Monument Scholarships
  • Dedication of Vietnam War and Wars of the Late 20th and the 21st Centuries benches with Naval tattoo ceremony on half-muffled ship’s bell
  • Wreath presentation
  • Three-volley salute by honor guard
  • Honor guard of veterans
  • Taps and Piper