5/30/22 – City of Irvine Memorial Day Ceremony

The City will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony May 30th, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. at Colonel Bill Barber Marine Corps Memorial Park. A Commanding Officer from Irvine’s adopted 2/11 Marine Battalion will speak and pay tribute to our military fallen.

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5/29/22 – Honor Troops at Northwood Memorial

Honor fallen troops by lighting a remembrance candle and completing wall rubbings of names at the Northwood Gratitude and Honor Memorial at Northwood Community Park. City staff will be on-site May 29th to assist guests from 4 to 6 p.m.

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2021 Food Drives

Michelle De La Cruz and George Terlaak volunteer monthly to help with Irvine’s food drive. Michelle drives to Camp Pendleton each month to help with a food drive for the Wounded Warrior Battalion. 

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5/31/21 – National Poppy Day

The poppy thrived in Europe After World War I. Beautiful red poppies started growing in the dirt and mud in France and Belgium. Scientists attributed the growth to the soil being supplemented with lime from the rubble left by the war. The red poppy came to symbolize the bloodshed during battle following the publication of the wartime poem “In Flanders Fields.” The poem was written by Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, M.D.…

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5/17/21 – New meeting location – Knowlwood Restaurant

Until we are able to secure a permanent meeting location after all pandemic related restrictions are lifted, our post meeting location will be at Knowlwood Restaurant (14952 Sand Canyon Ave., Irvine) off Sand Canyon and I-5.  Our next meeting (also the first meeting after the pandemic lock-down), will be on Monday, June 7th, at 6pm at Knowlwood Restaurant.  Please come join us and have dinner as well!  Please bring a…

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3/16/2019 Unserviceable Flag Ceremony March 16th at Huntington Beach

Our post has gathered many torn and tattered flags from Irvine residents over the past year. At our March post meeting, we separated the cotton and nylon flags to prepare for the ceremony. Nylon flags will be recycled with another non-profit and cotton flags will be ceremoniously retired. The Ceremony for Disposal of Unserviceable Flags is outlined in Resolution No. 440, passed by the 19th National Convention of The American…

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Veterans Day

In honor of our veterans and in support of their families, the City of Irvine will host a special Veterans Day Ceremony on Sunday, November 11th from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the formal garden area at the Colonel Bill Barber Marine Corps Memorial Park. The ceremony will honor all our service members – past and present  Honor Guards from the Irvine Police Department and Irvine’s own adopted 2/11…

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American Legion Post 838