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Veteran of the Year Rascoe Lauded for His Dedication

If there were an official ambassador of veterans causes in the Imperial Valley, that person would likely have a hard time keeping up with the person who’s managed to become, more or less, the unofficial one in recent years.

That would be Tracy Rascoe, junior past deputy vice commander for California’s American Legion Area 5 and former commander of El Centro’s American Legion Post 25. Over the years, Rascoe has been a tireless advocate of veterans and patriotic causes.

Local Vet Honored With Award and Appreciation

Assembly member Eduardo Garcia presented the 2019 Distinguished Veteran of the Year award after sharing his excitement of presenting the award to more than one recipient this year. Representing several valleys makes the decision difficult, according to Garcia.

“It is my honor to recognize Tracy Rascoe, an exemplary patriot and pillar of our community, as our 56th Assembly District’s 2019 Veteran of the Year. After bravely answering our nation’s call of duty, Mr. Rascoe has continued to lead, and has dedicated efforts to improving the lives of his fellow veterans,” said Garcia. 

Assemblyman honors two local veterans

Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia celebrated two local veterans for their distinguished leadership and work in the community.

"Individuals who are not only serving the community but also focusing on veteran needs right here in the Coachella Valley," Garcia said.

Garcia held a recognition ceremony to honor Lauren Skiver and Edward Robles Wednesday at Veteran's Memorial Park in Coachella.