October 27, 2017
Contact: T.W. Arrighi
Rep. Mimi Walters: Veterans Cemetery Will Be a Fitting Tribute to Our Local Heroes
Irvine, CA – Rep. Mimi Walters (R-California) released the following statement regarding today’s flag raising and dedication ceremony of Orange County’s first veterans cemetery, in Irvine.
Said Rep. Walters, “Today’s flag raising and dedication ceremony for the recently approved veterans cemetery in Irvine was a great moment for Orange County. This collaborative project is the result of years of hard work from dedicated and patriotic Orange County residents who want to see the lives of our local heroes properly honored.
“I have been proud to stand alongside my Orange County neighbors in support of the Southern California Veterans Cemetery, and I pledge to do all I can to secure federal government support for this project. Our veterans deserve a final resting place worthy of their tremendous sacrifice on behalf of our Nation, and today’s ceremony represents our community’s deep commitment to honor their service.”
Walters represents California’s 45th District and serves on the House Energy and Commerce Committee.