Congressman Paul Cook of Yucca Valley will once again honor veterans in his third annual “Heroes of the 8th” event Thursday, October 27, in Apple Valley. Cook will recognize veterans of the armed services who answered the call once again by serving as public safety professionals. Cook will also provide an update on federal legislation and federal programs affecting veterans, and his casework team will be available to answer questions. The event starts at 6 p.m. at Sunset Hills Memorial Park in Apple Valley. For more information, call 760-247-1815.