The City of Oxnard, together with the Disabled American Veterans – Chapter 24; Salvation Army; Knights of Columbus Council 750; Military Officers Association of America Ventura County Chapter; and the Boy Scouts of America – Troop 231—invite the community to attend this year’s Veterans Day Ceremony in downtown Oxnard at Plaza Park (500 South C St.) to honor all who have served our country, including those who are currently serving home and abroad.

“We are forever grateful to our veterans for their selfless service to our country,” said Mayor John C. Zaragoza. “We look forward to our community joining us in celebration of our local heroes who have served in the US Armed Forces on this holiday.”

On Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023, an outdoor ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. next to the Veterans Memorial at Plaza Park. Featured speakers include Captain Robert “Barr” Kimnach III, Commanding Officer, Naval Base Ventura County; Mayor John C. Zaragoza; Jess Herrera, President of the Oxnard Harbor District Board of Commissioners; and Sal Gonzales, First Lieutenant, US Army Veteran.