Downtown bench in honor of Gilbert Mitchell Jr. dedicated on Veterans Day

On Veterans Day, around 100 people gathered in downtown Tehachapi to dedicate a bench in memory of Gilbert Mitchell Jr.

Mitchell grew up in Tehachapi and was a navigator-bomber for the U.S. Navy on March 6, 1968, when the fighter-bomber on which he served went down in the Haiphong Harbor area of North Vietnam.

Continue Reading