Join the Exchange Club of Irvine, City of Irvine, and the Greater Irvine Chamber of Commerce at the 39th annual Irvine Community Prayer Breakfast. This year's dynamic speaker is Brigadier General Michael Aguilar, USMC, Retired. Born in Los Angeles, California, General Aguilar was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in 1971 and designated a Naval Aviator in 1972. During his 31-year Marine Corps career he held a variety of flying and command billets. His last duty assignment was Deputy Commander Marine Forces South and Commanding General Fleet Marine Forces South.
General Aguilar is the recipient of numerous service and commendation awards and medals. He has the added distinction of being the first person of Mexican descent to reach the rank of General Officer in the USMC. You’ll want to hear more about his personal story and the unique opportunity The Flying Leathernecks Museum will have to recount MCAS El Toro’s special contribution to our social and economic evolution and provide exciting learning opportunities for our youth.