City of Fontana Military Banner Program

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Fontana California

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 25, 2019

Honor Your Service Member with a Military Banner

Fontana Military Banner Program

Fontana, Calif.- The City of Fontana is proud to unveil its new Military Banner Program to recognize those bravely serving on active duty in the United States Armed Forces. For a $50 application fee, honor your service member with a patriotic banner display affixed to the main light poles throughout the City. View and submit the application here

To be eligible for the program, the service member must be:

  • On active duty with any branch of the U.S. Military Services, and
  • A current resident, or
  • A former resident who lived in the City of Fontana between the ages of 1 and 21.

A current or former resident who gave their life during their service is also eligible for the program.

To participate, please submit the application electronically via the website at www.fontana.org/militarybanners or by printing and mailing the brochure to:

City of Fontana
Attn: Military Banner Program
8353 Sierra Avenue
Fontana, CA 92335

There is a $50 application fee. Cash, credit cards, and checks are accepted. Cash and credit card transactions must be completed in person at City Hall (8353 Sierra Ave.). Checks can be mailed or delivered to the address above with the application and an 8x10 color photo. 

An 8x10 color photo of the service person in his or her military uniform is also requested, and will be returned. If submitting electronically, high-resolution digital files must be in .jpeg format and a minimum of 1200x1200 pixels/600 dpi. Digital submissions can be done on the website or via email to maguilar@fontana.org.

As part of the application, please provide verification of active duty status and a photocopy of photo I.D. to show the Fontana address of the service member. 

Once the application is approved, the City of Fontana will create the banner. Banners are installed quarterly (January, April, July, and October), and is removed once the service member is no longer on active duty.

Currently, there are over 100 banners proudly displayed on major Fontana streets. Banners are installed on a first-come, first-serve basis at available locations in the designated areas. 

For more information about the Fontana Military Banner Program and to apply, please visit the banner program webpage here

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