During the weekend of May 18th, 2012, the City of Torrance, California hosted the 53rd annual Armed Forces Day celebration. Over three days, thousands attended events including a free concert by the USAF Band of the Golden West, interactive military displays, ROTC competitions, BBQ, a parade complete with tanks and military fly-overs, and many other events. The City of Torrance proudly hosts the nation's longest, consecutively held such celebration honoring our military heroes. The images contained in this gallery highlight many of the weekend's events. Michael B. Donley, Secretary of the Air Force, was on hand as this year's Grand Marshall.
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