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TRIBUTE PLANNED FOR LONGTIME COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER

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Vince_photo_3Vincent A. Migliazzo, a decorated World War II veteran and longtime Westchester resident and community volunteer, will be honored in a special ceremony on February 28 at 10 a.m. at the Flight Path Museum in the LAX Imperial Terminal, 6661 W. Imperial Highway, Los Angeles.
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Migliazzo will receive the museum’s prestigious Honorary Service Award, according to Nancy Niles, Flight Path president. The award is presented to individuals and organizations making a significant contribution to the Southern California airport community.
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The ceremony will take place in conjunction with a Flight Path Speaker Series program by Dr. Pedro Chan saluting the Flying Tigers, American volunteer pilots who helped liberate China during World War II. Migliazzo served in the Pacific Theater during the war as a member of the Medical Infantry Service. He was part of four assault landings and was decorated with the Bronze Star, Purple Heart and the Philippine Liberation Medal.
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In addition to his 34-year career as a teacher and administrator in the Inglewood Unified School District, Migliazzo has contributed thousands of volunteer hours to LAX area youth and community activities, including Little League, Boy Scouts, Youth Counseling Service, Knights of Columbus, American Legion Post 177, Exchange Club, USO, YMCA and Visitation Catholic Church.
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As a member of the Flight Path Board of Directors, Migliazzo has supervised the museum’s Flight Path Flyers simulator training program. “We are privileged to have Vince as a member of the Flight Path team,” said Niles. “His enthusiastic work in our flight simulator training program has been a great inspiration to our students and instructors.”
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Migliazzo is a native of Los Angeles and a graduate of Mt. Carmel High School and Loyola University. He holds a master of science degree from the University of Southern California as well as California state teaching and administrative credentials. Migliazzo and his wife Beverly have been married 65 years and have three children, seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. They have resided in Westchester since 1950.
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Migliazzo’s Honorary Service Award plaque will be placed with those of previous honorees in a special display area in the Westchester Village shopping center at Sepulveda Boulevard and Howard B. Drollinger Way.
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