Tel: (818) 347-9665 PST

Friday, November 2, 2018

The Museum speaker series - 11/10 - 2:00 Salute to Veterans; Free for veterans and their families;please join us

Have you ever wanted to sit down and speak and hear from our heroes, our veterans?

Are you a veteran that would like to learn about the Veterans History Project?

Veterans who served in the United States military, in any capacity, from World War II through recent conflicts will be onsite to discuss their service. As a salute to this annual, historically and ongoing important holiday, please join us for this special event.

Franky Ortega, WWII  Airborne Demonstration Team member, will introduce the veterans and the Veterans History Project. Together with the group Wings Over Wendys, they will lead a panel discussion with an open Question-and-Answer forum for the public. 

The purpose of the event is to collect, preserve and make accessible the personal accounts of local San Fernando Valley veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand their selfless service. Their stories are amazing and you will find each inspirational on this Veterans Day weekend.

Bring your father, mother, grandfather, grandmother or other family members that are veterans. Share your stories. Listen to stories. Enjoy this event.

All veterans and their families are FREE to attend this event.

If you are a veteran or family member and will not pay a fee, RSVP HERE.

If you are a non-veteran and will pay the $10/person, please RSVP on EVENTBRITE.

2) Walk-up okay, but please contact us at 1-818-347-9665 or email at to let us know you are attending and how many folks in your party.

Event Location:
The Museum SFV
18860 Nordhoff St., Suite 204
Northridge, CA 91324-3885

(SE Corner of Nordhoff St. and Wilbur Ave. - across the street from Arco station)

Parking:    FREE in Museum parking 

Elevator access:  Yes, The Museum is located on 2nd floor, suite 204

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Franky Ortega is a National Board Certified Teacher at Daniel Pearl Magnet High School (originally part of the Birmingham Hospital during WWII) and teaches Salary Point Credit educator courses on WWII for the Los Angeles Unified School District. 

He is affiliated with the National WWII Museum, WWII  Airborne Demonstration Team, and the 82nd Airborne California Historical Group. He regularly participates in static line parachute jumps from C-47s that were used during WWII and often teaches the general public about the sacrifice and service of our WWII veterans through speaking engagements and static displays at air shows.

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