Newport Harbor Post 291 honored our World War II and Korean War veteran members with a complimentary buffet luncheon. It was a huge turnout, close to 250 members and guests who dined and danced to the Laguna Swing Society a 20-piece Big Band. District 29 and Department of California guests were also in attendance, along with the mayor of Newport Beach, Keith Curry, post officers, and members.
Thanks goes out to all who assisted in making this a special day for our honored war vets. Door prize winners won tickets to tour the USS Iowa Battleship in San Pedro, Calif., and a railroad trip, 40s-style, to San Diego.
It was an honor for Post 291 to recognize these veterans with this event.