Las Positas Community College commemorated Veterans Day yesterday with a host of events honoring the military and their service to the country.
The day's events got under way in the morning with displays from military and veterans organizations, including a Vietnam-era Huey helicopter that was on display in the quad area. At 11 a.m., the Travis Air Force Honor Guard gave a Presentation of Colors. At lunchtime, the college sponsored a barbecue (free for veterans) and taps was played by David Kratochvil at 5 p.m. at the college's tutorial center.
There was also be a fundraiser at TGI Friday's in Pleasanton last night to support LPC Veterans. All veterans ate free with 20 percent of the proceeds donated to the Las Positas Student Veterans Organization.