The city of Scottsdale is launching a new program to publicly thank veterans and military service members in the community – banners featuring them will fly from street light poles in Old Town during two weeks in November.
“Scottsdale proudly honors those in our community who have served, and continue to serve, in the armed forces of the United States,” said Mayor David D. Ortega. “Our veterans and members of the armed forces truly valued members of Scottsdale. We look forward to honoring them in this very visible way.”
The city asks residents to nominate individuals now through Sept. 30. Veterans, active-duty service members, and members of the National Guard and reserves who live in Scottsdale, or are from Scottsdale, are eligible for recognition.
Visit ScottsdaleAZ.gov and search “salute” to learn more and submit nominations.
This recognition program was initiated by the Scottsdale Veterans Advisory Commission, seven residents appointed by the City Council to advise on veterans’ issues and to raise awareness of and honor veterans in the community.