Active Military Banner Program

The City of South El Monte is proud to honor the brave men and women who are currently serving in the United States Armed Forces through the Active Military Banner program. 

The program is designed to honor and support active-duty military personnel that reside in or have immediate family living in South El Monte.


The designated honoree must be currently serving as active duty in a full-time capacity in the United States Armed Forces:

  • Air Force
  • Army
  • Coast Guard
  • Marines
  • Navy


Banners will be displayed on light poles by City Hall along Santa Anita Avenue. Each banner will list the name of the honoree and the branch of military. Banners will be displayed from January through October. The banners will be returned to the applicant at City’s Veteran’s Day Ceremony.

The banners will be removed when the banner is damaged The City will not be responsible for replacing banners that are stolen, damaged, destroyed due to sun, weather, age, vandalism, or any act of nature beyond our control such as high winds. Banners are subject to removal at the discretion of the City.

Cost of Banner

The cost to display each customized banner is $50.

How to Order a Banner

  1. Complete the Military Banner Recognition Program Application (PDF) available at the Senior Center and Community Center.
  2.  Include payment:
    1. Check (Made payable to the City of South El Monte)
    2. Visa or Mastercard (Credit card payments are accepted at City Hall located at 1415 Santa Anita Avenue or the Community Center located at 1530 Central Avenue.)
  3. Mail or deliver the form and payment to:
    City of South El Monte
    Attn: Active Military Banner Program
    1556 Central Avenue
    South El Monte, CA 91733


If you have any questions regarding the Active Military Banner Program, please call Noelia Saucedo at 626-448-0131.