Flag Raising at Cerro Coso to Kick-off Military and Veterans Week Celebration

Flags lining walkway at Cerro Coso Community College.

In honor of all veterans and military and their families who have sacrificed so much for our freedom, Cerro Coso's Military and Veterans Services will be kicking off a week of celebration with a Flag Raising ceremony at the Ridgecrest Campus at the flag pole at the main entrance on Monday, November 8th from 9 to 9:30 a.m.

The community is invited, especially veterans from all branches of the armed services.

Guest speakers will include Retired Naval Officer and KCCD Trustee Jack Connell, Mayor and Cerro Coso alum Eric Bruen, and college president Dr. Sean Hancock.

Other activities include a virtual Wall of Courage available at www.cerrocoso.edu/courage. The Wall of Courage is also on display in the Student Center for the entire month of November. A Veterans Day BBQ lunch Celebration will be held on Wednesday, November 10th from 12:30 to 1:30 on the Front Lawn of the LRC for staff and students.

The College will be CLOSED in observance of the Veterans Day holiday on Thursday, November 11, 2021 to honor America's veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.