Articles by author: Veterans Foundation

Local Military Historians Research Results in Posthumous Legion of Valor Enrollment

By Veterans Foundation on Mar 07, 2017 at 06:14 PM in News

Research conducted by Adam Lewis, local historian for the Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation (PCVF), has resulted in the posthumous enrollment of Frank Robert McCrary into the Legion of Valor.

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Col. Phil Conran Inducted into the Fordham University Military and New York City ROTC Hall of Fame

By Veterans Foundation on Feb 07, 2017 at 06:02 PM in News

Col. Phil Conran (USAF, ret) is one of three new inductees into the Fordham University Military and New York City ROTC Hall of Fame.

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Locals Loan WWI Helmets to UCSB Exhibit Showcasing Evolution of Modern Warfare

By Veterans Foundation on Jan 10, 2017 at 11:03 PM in News

An exhibition at UC Santa Barbara, “Helmets of the First World War: Battle, Technology and Culture,” highlights an innovation from the trenches of WWI and the birth of modern warfare by featuring steel helmets.

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VetNet Collaboration Helps Local Veterans Access Crucial Resources

By Veterans Foundation on Sep 13, 2016 at 08:40 PM in News

Representatives from more than 40 local agencies and nonprofits that support veterans in the tri-counties come together every other month for VetNet meetings, which provide an opportunity to network, share resources, collaborate and coordinate services and maximize their collective ability to serve those who have served our country.

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Santa Barbara Airport History: WWII

By Veterans Foundation on Jul 14, 2016 at 09:44 PM in News

In the years leading up to WWII the US Army became involved with the airfield in Santa Barbara, the current site of the Santa Barbara Airport.

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Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation Welcomes Joseph S. Hardin. Jr. to the Board

By Veterans Foundation on Jul 14, 2016 at 06:06 PM in News

Mr. Hardin brings many years of leadership experience in the military, corporate America, and nonprofit organizations.

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A Busy and Productive Six Months for PCVF

A Busy and Productive Six Months for PCVF
By Veterans Foundation on Jul 14, 2016 at 05:20 PM in News

The first six months of 2016 has been exceptionally eventful for the Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation.

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4th of July Concert - American Salute

4th of July Concert - American Salute
By Veterans Foundation on Jun 27, 2016 at 05:25 PM in News

American Salute - A Fourth of July Concert, Monday July 4, 2016 at the Santa Barbara Courthouse Sunken Gardens

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Five Local Youth Attend Prestigious Boys State Program in Sacramento

Five Local Youth Attend Prestigious Boys State Program in Sacramento
By Veterans Foundation on Jun 16, 2016 at 11:50 PM in News

Five local youth are among the 1,000 male high school juniors in the state of California selected to attend the American Legion California Boys State 79th Session held at California State University in Sacramento from June 18-25.

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Wings of Honor News

Wings of Honor News
By Veterans Foundation on Jun 14, 2016 at 03:14 PM in News

Peter Jordano joins the WOH Committee

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