Military Banner Program

The Military Banner Program was created for the community of Temecula to honor and recognize active duty military personnel that reside in or have immediate family living in the City of Temecula. Banners will display the official military photo of the service person, as well as their name, rank, and branch of the United States Armed Forces.

Cost


There will be no cost to the honoree or the applicant for this program.

Criteria


To qualify for the Military Banner Program, the following criteria must be met:
  • The honoree is an active duty member of the United States Armed Forces.
  • The applicant must be a current resident of Temecula (priority is given to honorees that currently reside in the City Limits of Temecula).  Addresses located outside of the City Limits (unincorporated areas) are considered Non-residents.  These unincorporated areas include, but are not limited to: De Luz, Silverhawk, French Valley, Morgan Hill, and other nearby communities. If you need assistance determining your residency, please call our Class Hotline at 951-694-6480.  

Process


  • Before starting the Application Process, confirm that you are a Resident and live inside the City Limits. Addresses located outside of the City Limits (unincorporated areas) are considered Non-residents.  These unincorporated areas include, but are not limited to: De Luz, Silverhawk, French Valley, Morgan Hill, and other nearby communities. If you need assistance determining your residency, please call our Class Hotline at 951-694-6480.  
  • Complete and submit the online application.
  • Applications must include:  proof of active duty status, proof of applicant's residency and an 8X10 or minimum 300 dpi digital quality photo.
  • Banners will be raised in the order that the application and all required documents are received.
  • Priority will be given to active military members that reside in the City of Temecula.
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Requirements


Applications must include:
  • An official military photo of the honoree - minimum 8X10 or 300 dpi digital photo
  • Verification of military status
  • Proof of residency - Copy of Divers License or Current Utility Bill (With Applicants Name Listed)

Status Verification


To verify active military status, please visit the Department of Defense and submit a copy of the verification page with your application. Applications can be emailed or mailed to:
City of Temecula
Attn: Military Banner Program
41000 Main Street
Temecula, CA 92590

Installation


Banners will be located throughout Old Town Main and Front Streets and the Civic Center Plaza. Banners will be installed periodically throughout the year, and will be displayed for a period of eight to nineteen months dependent on installation date. After this time period, banners will be presented to the honoree (or applicant) at the City's annual Veterans Day Event.

More information


For more information, please contact Jeff Lawrence, Community Services Department via email at Jeff.Lawrence@TemeculaCA.gov