Veterans Day ceremony in Manhattan Beach

Mayor Steve Napolitano. Photo by Kevin Cody

Veteran and former Manhattan Beach Councilman Bob Holmes, and Mayor Steve Napolitano welcome guests to the Manhattan Beach Veterans Day ceremony. Photos by Kevin Cody

Army Air Corp B24 navigator Joe Arrigo, 99, of Manhattan Beach, (seated) flew 10 combat missions over the Japanese island of Deshima. The island was a six hour flight from his carrier. Navy veteran Dave Rupp (right) brought his World War II Navy Duty Jeep to the ceremony. The Jeep was carried aboard the USS Battleship Nevada.

US Air Force Colonel Daniel Hutcheson, 85, accepts a model tank made of cork from Kai Mortensen, 8.

Bob White, on trumpet, with the Hyperion Outfall Serenaders.


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