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Nominate a ‘Hometown Hero’


City of Palmdale

The City of Palmdale is seeking nominations for its “Hometown Heroes Military Banner Program,” which is designed to honor and recognize active, honorably discharged or retired military personnel who have lived in Palmdale. 

Each banner will feature the individual’s photo, name, and branch of service. The banners will be displayed on light poles at the intersection of Rancho Vista Blvd. and 10th Street West from Veterans Day through New Year’s Day. The program is free, and the banners will be given to the honoree or their family at the end of the display.

Hometown Heroes can be nominated through Friday, Oct. 20 at 5 p.m. online at A Veteran committee will select nominees for the banners.

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).

The “Hometown Heroes Banner Program” is seeking sponsors. For information about sponsorship, contact Deputy City Manager Nardy Lopez at or call (661) 267-5177.