Events

May 24, 2012

Torrance Armed Forces Day Parade

A joint color guard, including Fort Irwin Soldiers, marches in Torrance, Calif., during the city’s annual Armed Forces Day Celebration May 19. The National Training Center and Fort Irwin have participated in this event for many years.

Brig. Gen. Terry Ferrell, commander of the National Training Center and Fort Irwin, rides in the 53rd annual Torrance Armed Forces Day Celebration in Torrance, Calif., May 19.

Capt. Justin Babcock of the Los Angeles Recruiting Battalion, salutes during the 53rd annual Torrance Armed Forces Day Celebration in Torrance, Calif., May 19.

People portraying World War II Soldiers march and ride in the 53rd annual Torrance Armed Forces Day Celebration in Torrance, Calif., May 19.

A Soldier shows a child around a M1 Abrams tank during the 53rd annual Torrance Armed Forces Day Celebration in Torrance, Calif., May 19.

World War II veterans ride in the 53rd annual Torrance Armed Forces Day Celebration in Torrance, Calif., May 19.

Troopers from the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment wave to the crowd from a M88 tank recovery vehicle during the 53rd annual Torrance Armed Forces Day celebration in Torrance, Calif., May 19.




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