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A New All-Veterans Organization is Fighting for the Long-Promised Veterans Memorial Park & Cemetery in Irvine

Members of a newly formed organization of Orange County veterans in recent weeks — ARDA Site Cemetery Veterans — Work hard to contact the Legislature about the long-promised Veterans Memorial Park and Cemetery that was to be built at the former Eltro Marine Corps Air Station on the “ARDA” site in Irvine’s Great Park. I did.

The All Veterans Organization is headed by longtime Irvine residents and U.S. Air Force veterans pilots. Frank Magill, A person who has carried out a combat mission in Vietnam.Veterans from all U.S. military branches have established a new All Veterans Organization to emphasize The fact that the ARDA site, approved by Irvine voters, is the preferred location for the majority of Orange County veterans.

Most of the members of the new veterans’ organization work as part of the age of four Build a Great Park Veterans Cemetery (Construction Commission).

The Build Commission is a grassroots Irvine-based organization whose members have successfully collected approximately 20,000 signatures from Irvine residents. Twice Prevents multi-billion dollar developers FivePoint from getting ARDA sites for their own large-scale development projects. The Construction Commission has successfully adopted a citizen’s petition to the Irvine City Council to zone an ARDA site dedicated to the State Veterans Memorial Park and Cemetery.

Over the past year, 1,483 Orange County veterans and their families have contacted the Build Commission to express their support for the ARDA site. Hundreds contained personal stories of service and sacrifice.

Magill says that ARDA Cemetery Commission veterans have already begun to contact Sacramento lawmakers, and the latest “alternative” site for the Gypsum Canyon Veterans Cemetery. The third Diversion tactics by the Political Action Committee (PAC) called VALOR. VALOR was founded in 2018 by developer FivePoint, funded and now Nick Berardino It is often said by the local media that he speaks on behalf of all veterans. (Berardino is a registered lobbyist for VALOR PAC funded by FivePoint.)

Irvine Community News and Views We will continue to update our readers with the latest developments in the State Veterans Memorial Park and Cemetery.

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