Fallen troops and their families honored at Nixon Foundation’s Christmas tree dedication in Yorba Linda

By Jeong Park

More than 50 Gold Star families in Southern California were honored at the ninth annual Hometown Heroes Christmas Tree Dedication on Saturday, Dec. 8.

Those families were honored individually and given personalized Christmas ornaments, with military dog tags including service people’s names and positions.

  • Vickie Castro, of Corona, hangs an ornament bearing the name of her son, Army Corporal Jonathan Castro, onto the Gold Star Tree during the Nixon Foundation’s annual Hometown Heroes Christmas Tree Dedication at the Nixon Presidential Library & Museum in Yorba Linda on Saturday, December 8, 2018. (Photo by Kevin Sullivan, Orange County Register/SCNG)

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    Source: OC Register

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