The Vargas Gallery

Mariposa

A Monarch for life, Steve speaks at Mariposa Elementary Spirit Day with Dr. Cunningham.

Command

Turning over of Command Outpost (COP) Alpha to Iraqi Army Commander. We built 27 structures in 28 days!

Commission

Commissioning pinning in 2012 by Commander Eric Cottrel.

With Council member Roy Moore at the candidate's forum held at the Brea Baptist Church. I'm pleased to be a part of Roy's Operation Clean Sweep solution.

With Council member Roy Moore at the candidate’s forum held at the Brea Baptist Church. I’m pleased to be a part of Roy’s Operation Clean Sweep solution.

Going over neighborhood walking plans with campaign volunteer Drew Hardas, founder of Hunger Outreach Foundation.

Going over neighborhood walking plans with campaign volunteer Drew Hardas, founder of Hunger Outreach Foundation.

Before hitting the trail at the Wildcat Run supporting the Brea Olinda High Cross Country teams.

Before hitting the trail at the Wildcat Run supporting the Brea Olinda High Cross Country teams.

Walking Cedar Street, I got a chance to look over a great example of Xeriscaping being done by Rod Burdett on his brother Robert's yard.

Walking Cedar Street, I got a chance to look over a great example of Xeriscaping being done by Rod Burdett on his brother Robert’s yard.

To help Christopher Arellanez, Brea Eagle Scout and college student, cover textbook costs, I donated five bags of recyclables. Christopher used Nextdoor.com to seek support and received an excellent response.

To help Christopher Arellanez, Brea Eagle Scout and college student, cover textbook costs, I donated five bags of recyclables. Christopher used Nextdoor.com to seek support and received an excellent response.

BSA

Memorial Day celebration at the Memory Garden Memorial Park with BSA Leader, Mike Bush from Pack 820.

Bagdadi Briefing

Briefing Commodore and Captain regarding status of Baghdadi Bridge. Proud to say it’s still standing! Google Earth it!

Vargas Family 2

Steve and Lisa at wedding of our daughter Jennifer to JR Willingham, a 2000 graduate of BOHS.

With Karla Goden at the seniors Western Days celebration.

With Karla Goden at the seniors Western Days celebration.

Backyard turned into a banner workshop for an afternoon.

Backyard turned into a banner workshop for an afternoon.

Finished the three miles in under 30 minutes. Oldest runner to register and complete the course. Not too shabby for 52!

Finished the three miles in under 30 minutes. Oldest runner to register and complete the course. Not too shabby for 52!

At a rally at Congressman Ed Royce office in downtown Brea, Steve joins those seeking the release of US Marine veteran Andrew Tahmooressi from jail in Mexico. (Photo: OC Register)

At a rally at Congressman Ed Royce’s office in downtown Brea, Steve joins those seeking the release of US Marine veteran Andrew Tahmooressi from jail in Mexico. (Photo: OC Register)