Chandler Honors Veterans Throughout November

Oct. 27, 2021
Field of Honor rendering in Chandler, Ariz

CHANDLER, Ariz. – The City of Chandler will celebrate and honor past, present and future military veterans from Chandler and the Southeast Valley through various events in November.

The events will be held in locations throughout the City:

  • Nov. 1 through Dec. 1 - StoryWalk® “America the Beautiful Together We Stand”: Bring the family to explore a picture book display for an interactive experience that focuses on America the beautiful at Veterans Oasis Park. This season's book is Katherine Lee Bates' “America the Beautiful Together We Stand.” 

  • Nov. 1 through Nov. 30 - Take a leisurely walk around Veterans Path of Honor at Veterans Oasis Park and observe signs paying tribute to several Chandler Veterans who have honorably served in the U.S. Military. This exhibit is viewable during normal park hours of 6 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Veterans Oasis Park is located at 4050 E. Chandler Heights Road.

  • Friday, Nov. 5 - Veterans, active and retired military services members are invited to the Military Appreciation Breakfast for a morning of fellowship, appreciation, free haircuts and information gathering from community resources. This free event will be held at the Chandler Community Center, 125 E. Commonwealth Ave., from 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.

  • Thursday, Nov. 11 – Join us for the Field of Honor Memorial Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 5 p.m. at Veterans Oasis Park. The Field of Honor will be the first veterans memorial of its size and scope in the Southeast Valley, reflecting on the enduring sacrifices made by the men and women of the United States Armed Forces. General parking is available at Mesquite Groves Aquatic Center, 5901 S. Hillcrest Drive, with a shuttle service to Veterans Oasis Park.

For more information about these events, visit Veterans Day Events
 

Media contacts          
Toni Smith
City of Chandler, Communications Manager
480-782-2701

Tiffanie Hawkins
City of Chandler, Community Services Marketing and Communications Coordinator
480-782-2910