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58th Annual Armed Forces Day Celebration

2017 Press Kit (PDF)


Members of the press must have an official press pass to gain access to the event sites and personnel.

The City of Torrance Public Information Team will work closely with members of the media who are interested in covering the celebration.  We will make every effort to fulfill your needs.
Media representatives should contact:
Sgt. Ron Harris at 310-618-5688 or Jamie Le at the Office of Cable and Community Relations at 310-618-5762 for further information.

During the celebration, media access includes:
Monday, May 15 through Saturday, May 20, 2017

Access to parade planners from the Torrance Police Department, Traffic Division regarding planning activities related to the parade.

Access to senior members of the Command Staff of the Torrance Police Department for statements regarding the role of the parade in the City and Police Department.

Friday, May 19, 2017
Day Prior to Parade Day
Up-close access to military hardware static displays beginning at 10 a.m.

Saturday, May 20, 2017 Parade Day
Media van parking available near reviewing stand
(parking lot in front of City of Torrance Personnel Office, 3231 Torrance Boulevard)

Access to Media Information Center for press statements by the Public Information Officer.
Team Access to Marshaling Area where media may have access to military equipment and other parade entries.