Hollister's Vietnam veterans visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. during their Honor Flight. Photo courtesy of John Maderis.


A proper homecoming

Local veterans go on a flight of a lifetime.

VFW members removing banners in preparation for the Nov. 11 ceremony. Photo by Jenny Mendolla Arbizu.


Ways to celebrate Veterans Day in San Benito County

San Benito County will host many Veterans Day events for the community including a parade and dinner.

Quilts of Honor recipients. Photo by Jenny Mendolla Arbizu.


Veterans Day Ceremony celebrates past and current military members

They also participate in Hollister’s first Veterans Honor Walk.

U.S. veterans hanging two of the first banners on Veterans Day, 2014. Photo courtesy of Hollister VFW Post 9242.

News Release

Hollister VFW Post 9242 to host Veterans Day ceremony and honor walk

Ceremony to begin 11 a.m. on Nov. 11.

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Veterans of Foreign Wars honoring 187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team

All former members, their families, surviving family members and the public are invited to attend Veterans Day event in San Juan Bautista.

A few of the WWI photographs and artifacts that will be on display starting Nov. 10. Photo provided by SBC Historical Society.

History & Profiles

Local museum hosts Nov. 10 open house

Photos and artifacts from World War I veterans will be on display.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.


Veterans Day Parade set for Nov. 11

Parade committee seeks WWII veterans to be honored as Grand Marshals.

More than 2,000 people gathered on September 21, 1917 to bid farewell to the second group of San Benito County men drafted to serve in the American Expeditionary Force under General John Pershing in World War I. Photo provided by the SBC Historical Society.

History & Profiles

November open house for World War I exhibit

San Benito County Historical Society hosts a new exhibit honoring local men who served in the Great War.

Honoring the fallen of the Vietnam War. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

Sports & Recreation

Veterans Day Parade marches through Hollister

Locals line street to honor those who served.

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OPINION: Veterans Have Performed a Selfless Public Service

Remember the veterans everyday

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Government / Politics

Ramirez among Veterans of the Year honorees

Eight veterans from throughout the district were honored by Assemblyman Luis Alejo. Each recipient will be recognized during Veterans' Day ceremonies

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Ceremony, parade honor local heroes on Veterans’ Day

Hundreds of residents paid tribute to local veterans who served in conflicts from World War II to Afghanistan

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Children and Youth

Scouts rely on donations for community flag displays

Sponsors sought for a total of 74 flags, proceeds of which pay for activities and equipment

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COMMENTARY: Military service – the ties that bind

Lest we forget

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San Benito Lifestyle

Huge crowd honors veterans in downtown Hollister

Vets, families, local dignitaries honor those who have served their country