The Hometown Heroes Military Banner Program honors and recognizes active military and honorably discharged or retired personnel from Palmdale.
Each banner will feature the individual’s photo, name, and branch of service. The program is free, and the banners will be given to the honoree or their family at the end of the display.* A Veteran committee will select the nominees.
To qualify, honorees must meet the following requirements:
Active, honorably discharged, or retired personnel of the United States Armed Forces who served during time of war, from World War I to the present.
Current or former Palmdale resident; or
Immediate family member of a current or former Palmdale resident (spouse, child, grandchild).
Thursday, March 28, 2024, at 5 p.m. for display from Memorial Day through Independence Day
Friday, August 1, 2024, at 5 p.m., for display from Veteran’s Day through New Year’s Day
Hometown Heroes banners will be installed twice each year:
Memorial Day through Independence Day — banners will be displayed along Avenue S.
Veterans Day through New Year’s Day — banners will be displayed at the Rancho Vista Blvd. / 10th St. West intersection.
The Hometown Heroes Banner Program is seeking sponsors. For questions about sponsorship, please contact Deputy City Manager Nardy Lopez at email@example.com or 661-267-5177.
*Banners that are destroyed by wind or vandalized will not be replaced.