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Grand Opening of Armed Forces Recruitment Center

by Ken Rausch

Last Tuesday, February 26th, a new Armed Forces recruiting center opened at 3703 Peck Road in El Monte.  The center will house the recruiting offices of the United States Marines, Army and Navy. The ribbon cutting/grand opening ceremony was well-attended by local city officials from El Monte and South El Monte, with Army Lieutenant Colonel Peterson serving as the Master of Ceremonies.

“El Monte has demonstrated its commitment to our Armed Forces and especially our Veterans”, El Monte City Councilman Juventino “J” Gomez stated, “it is an honor to have this recruiting center in our city”.  The center is one of the largest in Southern California.

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