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Upcoming Events


The City hosts and participates in many events and resource fairs geared toward veterans, active-duty military members and their families. Events and programs are listed chronologically and more may be added.

Veteran and Military Events for 2021

Register now for 8th Annual Mission Armed Forces Game

Friday, October 1st
Mission Viejo High School

Register today for the 8th annual Mission Armed Forces game this fall at Mission Viejo High School. Mission Football is honoring the brave men and women who served in the armed forces at the Mission Armed Forces (MAF) Game on Friday, October 1.

Selected veterans will enjoy reserved seating and will be honored by the varsity team during the game. Varsity players are paired with veterans whose names will be etched on the back of their jerseys. MAF is open to everyone who served -- or is currently serving -- in the United States Military (including family of deceased veterans, fallen heroes and Gold Star families).  

Since each varsity player is paired with a veteran, the number of veteran honorees selected each year is limited to the number of players on the team. Therefore, to give others an opportunity to participate, only veterans new to MAF should register.

For more information, contact 949-470-3061 or RCS@cityofmissionviejo.org.

Mission Viejo’s Veterans Day Ceremony 2021 

Date:         Thursday, November 11, 2021
Location:   Norman Murray Community and Senior Center- Sycamore Room 
                   24932 Veterans Way, Mission Viejo  
Time:         2:00-3:00 pm followed by outdoor public reception & Veterans Resource Fair   
Theme:      “Freedom is not free”