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56th Annual Armed Forces Day Celebration


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:
Sergeant Paul Kranke at 310-618-5688 or contact

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 11 through Saturday, May 16, 2015

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 15, 2015
Day Prior to Parade Day
Up-close access to military hardware static displays beginning at 10:00 a.m.

Saturday, May 16, 2015
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.

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