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Thorne honored for city, civic efforts on behalf of veterans

Pleasanton Military Families presents plaques, flags at City Hall ceremony

Members of the Pleasanton Military Families Support Group have honored Mayor Jerry Thorne for his city and civic efforts in behalf of Pleasanton veterans and those now on active duty in Afghanistan.

The group surprised the mayor at a recent City Council meeting with applause, compliments and the presentation of plaques and flags commemorating the sacrifices of Pleasanton soldiers and those who support them.

With his wife Sandi at his side, Thorne thanked the group, which he frequently joins at homecoming gatherings for returning service men and women.

"We can't begin to tell you how much it means to us and how touched we are," Thorne said. "We are truly blessed to be associated with such a dedicated group of fantastic people."

Comments

Posted by Retired SSG, a resident of another community
on Mar 28, 2014 at 9:05 am

I am not from Pleasanton but I thank you for all you do for the veterans of you city. I remeber coming home from Vietnam and not anyone waiting to great me.


Posted by Pleasanton Citizen, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Mar 29, 2014 at 8:45 pm

Congratulations Mayor Thorne. It's an honor well deserved.


Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Mar 30, 2014 at 9:12 am

US Vets are deserving of the honors that they receive...HOORAY!

I SALUTE YOU! VIVA!


Posted by USCG MOM/PMF MEMBER, a resident of Livermore
on Mar 31, 2014 at 6:27 pm

Mayor Thorne is also a Vietnam Army Veteran. He and his lovely bride Sandy have done a great deal for our community and it was a privilege to thank him at the council meeting.
To ALL our US Veterans: THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE AND SACRIFICE!


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