News Release

City of Irvine
Public Information Office

1 Civic Center Plaza
Irvine, CA 92606



Public Information Office

City of Irvine to Honor Service Members with Fourth of July Field of Valor Event

The City of Irvine, in partnership with the Irvine 2/11 Marine Adoption Committee, is hosting the annual Fourth of July Field of Valor event, July 1–14, at the Irvine Civic Center Lawn. Members of the community are invited to honor veterans, active duty, or fallen service members by either sponsoring a flag or visiting the flag display. 

Honor a loved one by sponsoring one of 75 display flags: 

  • Each flag is 3 by 5 feet, on a 10-foot pole. 
  • Each flag is individually illuminated. 
  • Sponsors can name a flag in honor of a veteran or active duty service member. 
  • Flag sponsorship is $65 per flag, available through June 26. 
  • Sponsorships are available on a first-come, first served basis at
  • Proceeds benefit the Irvine 2/11 Marine Adoption Committee. 

On September 15, 2007, the City of Irvine officially adopted the 2nd Battalion, 11th Marines (2/11 Marines) from Camp Pendleton to make a difference in the lives of military personnel and their families. The Irvine 2/11 Marine Adoption Committee is a nonprofit organization that supports more than 750 Marines and Sailors in the adopted battalion by participating in and donating to a variety of activities. 

Irvine Civic Center Lawn is located on the corner of Harvard Avenue and Alton Parkway in Irvine. For more information about the Fourth of July Field of Valor event, please call 949-724-6606 or visit