Heroes on Deck Screening at the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum

By Veterans Foundation on Aug 14, 2017 at 06:19 PM in Veterans Events in Santa Barbara, CA


Merenbach, Peterson Named to Claeyssens Veterans Posts

By Veterans Foundation on Jun 17, 2017 at 10:25 AM

Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation has announced that Dennis Merenbach has joined its Board of Directors


Story of Local Doughboy Will Come to Life at April 12 WWI Luncheon Hosted by Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation and Channel City Club

By Veterans Foundation on Apr 05, 2017 at 06:17 PM in News

he account of John Thomas Hall – one of at least 61 men from Santa Barbara County who died during World War I – will be retold on April 12 at a unique remembrance in honor of the centennial of The Great War.


Current and Former Fighter Pilots Meet for Luncheon at Birnam Wood Golf Club

By Veterans Foundation on Apr 03, 2017 at 08:25 PM in News

Seventeen pilots, current and former, came together at Birnam Wood Golf Club for a luncheon in February to bond over stories of flying and catch up on the latest in military and aviation.


A Look Back

By Veterans Foundation on Mar 11, 2017 at 05:28 PM in News

As the Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation (PCVF) gears up for 2017, one cannot help but reflect back on when our efforts began.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.