A TRIBUTE TO THE RAISING OF THE FLAG OVER IWO JIMA THIS MONDAY

February 23 is the 75th anniversary of the raising of the U.S. flag on Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima during World War II. The Yucca Valley Senior Center will have a tribute to the raising of the flag on Monday, February 24, with memorabilia from World War II. The tribute will honor the 6,821 Americans killed and the 19,000 U.S. Marines who were wounded during the battle for Iwo Jima. The public is invited to come to the Yucca Valley Senior Center any time between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to see the World War II tribute. The Yucca Valley Senior Center is located behind Town Hall.

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