Military Service Recognition

Military Banner Program

The Military Banner Program is designed to honor and recognize Yorba Linda Gold Star and active-duty military personnel. Military banners are displayed on light poles along sections of Yorba Linda Boulevard beginning at Valley View Avenue and continuing east. Each banner will list the name of the honoree and the branch of the military in which the honoree serves. 

eligibility

The designated honoree must be currently serving as active duty in a full-time capacity in the United States Armed Forces (Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines, National Guard, or Navy) and currently residing in Yorba Linda or have an immediate family member (parent, spouse, son, daughter, or grandparent) residing in Yorba Linda. 

display information

The banners are displayed from May 2020 through mid-May 2021 for the 2020/2021 program.  View the 2020/2021 Banner Map (PDF) for a map showing the names and locations of the Military Banners currently displayed.  

APPLICATION INFORMATION

The 2021/2022 program is currently accepting applications through April 1. Banners will be displayed from mid-May 2021 through mid-May 2022. The cost for purchasing a banner is $85.00.


Applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until all spaces are filled. For more information please view the Military Banner Program Flyer (PDF).


Veteran Recognition Program

Are you, or an immediate member of your household, a veteran? Join the City of Yorba Linda and participate in this community program by displaying your veteran flag or banner. The Veteran Recognition Program is designed to honor and recognize Veterans living in Yorba Linda. The Veterans banners are 18" x 48" and are designed to be displayed on residences by affixing the banner to the eaves of the structure, patio cover, overhang or other method. The flags are 3' x 5' and can be displayed using a traditional flag pole that many people us to display seasonal banners. Each flag/banner will state "A Yorba Linda Veteran Lives Here" and will have the logo of the military branch in which the veteran served. Banners are $25 each and flags are $55 each. 

eligibilty 

Veterans who have served this country in the United States Armed Forces (Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Navy or Marines) and currently reside in Yorba Linda are eligible to participate in this program. Only one banner or flag is allowed per residence. If multiple veterans reside at one address, one banner/flag will recognize all individuals. 

DIsplay information 

Banners or flags may be displayed for an indefinite period of time, but must be removed once they become worn and/or tattered.

purchase information

Banners and flags make great gifts showing community pride and your support for a veteran and can be purchased for friends or family members that reside in Yorba Linda. If you need financial assistance for this program or assistance installing a banner or flag, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 714-961-7160.

Veterans Recognition Flag

Veterans Memorial Information

The Yorba Linda Veterans Memorial Association (YLVMA) accepts Brick Orders (PDF) to honor Veteran members of the U.S. Armed Forces from any era. There is no requirement to be from Yorba Linda, Orange County, or California. For more information, visit the Veterans Memorial Association website.