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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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