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Veterans Christmas Breakfast


January 4, 2020

Pam Stenson

The monthly Tehachapi Honor Flight Kern County (HFKC) Veterans' Breakfast took place Dec. 28 at St. Malachy Catholic Church's McMullan Hall. Approximately 125 veterans attended and were greeted by Santa. Every veteran went home with a gift.

Honor Flight Kern County (HFKC) is one of 136 hubs from around the country that is part of the Honor Flight Network. HFKC is an all volunteer non-profit created to honor veterans of Kern County and surrounding areas and veterans as far away as the San Fernando Valley. There are approximately 46,000 veterans in Kern County with over 8,000 of them World War II and Korean War veterans. HFKC's mission is to honor and send America's veterans to Washington D.C. to see the memorials built in THEIR honor for their service to our country – at no cost to the veteran. (Source:

For further information, email or telephone (661) 527-3838 or (661) 823-1036. The next veterans Breakfast is on Jan. 25 at 9 a.m., St. Malachy Church McMullan Hall, 407 W. E St., Tehachapi.


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