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2017 - Select Articles

Veterans Voices of the Central Coast: Charlie Craviotto - Voice Magazine, June 30th, 2017

Merenbach, Peterson Named to Claessens Veterans Posts - Noozhawk, June 17th, 2017

PCVF Welcomes Dennis Peterson as Chairman of the Wings of Honor Committee - Amigos 805, June 16th, 2017

Veterans Honored on D-Day Anniversary - Santa Barbara News Press, June 7th, 2017

Home of the Brave - Santa Barbara News Press, May 30th, 2017

Memorial Day Cover - Voice Magazine, May 26th, 2017

Col. Phillip J. Conran Cover- Voice Magazine, May 5th, 2017

World War I Centennial - Montecito Journal, May 4th, 2017

Joe Hardin Board Announcement - Pacific Coast Business Times, April 28th, 2017

Remebering the Great War - Santa Barbara News Press, April 13th, 2017

Pilots Unite at Birnam Wood - Montecito Journal, April 6th, 2017

PCVF Board Announcement - Santa Barbara News Press, March 12th, 2017

Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation - 805Living, March 1st, 2017

Joseph S. Hardin, Jr. Joins Pierre Claeyssens Board - Noozhawk, February 12th, 2017

Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation Welcomes Joseph S. Hardin Jr. as New Board Member - Nonprofit Resource Network, February 9th, 2017

Loaned WWI Helmets to Exhibit at UCSB - Edhat, January 23rd, 2017

Frank Robert McCrary - Legion of Valor, January 1st, 2017

2016 - Select Articles

75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Commemoration - December 11th, 2016
Pearl Harbor Commemoration - Noozhawk, December 8th, 2016
The attack on Pearl Harbor - Santa Barbara News Press, December 6th, 2016
Santa Barbara County Resident remembers witnessing attack on Pearl Harbor - KEYT, December 6th, 2016
Birnam Wood Golf Tournament - Montecito Journal, December 8th, 2016
Veterans honored at Santa Barbara Airport 75 years after Pearl Harbor attack - KEYT, December 7th, 2016
By Street and Sky - Santa Barbara News Press, November 13th, 2016
Birnam Wood Golf Club Raises $250,000 for Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation at Veterans Day Golf Tournament
20th Military Ball - Montecito Journal, November 17, 2016
Birnam Wood Golf Tournament - Montecito Journal, November 17, 2016
Birnam Wood Golf Club Raises $250,000 for Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation at Veterans Day Golf Tournament - Nonprofit Resource Network, November 16th, 2016
Dancing the Night Away - Santa Maria Sun, November 14th, 2016
Veterans Day Events Draw Crowds - KEYT, November 12th, 2016
Veterans Day Ceremony in Santa Barbara Honors All Who Served - KEYT, November 11th, 2016
The Military Ball - Voice Magazine, November 11th, 2016
Medal of Honor Recipient Sammy Davis Brings Message of Moral Courage to San Marcos High School - Noozhawk, November 10th, 2016
Military Ball Celebrates Generations of Veterans - Santa Barbara News Press, November 6th, 2016
Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation: Veterans Day Events - Voice Magazine, October 21, 2016 
VetNet Collaboration Helps Local Veterans Access Crucial Resources – Noozhawk, September 15, 2016
VetNet Collaboration Helps Local Veterans Access Crucial Resources - Casa, September 15, 2016
Vetnet Collaboration Helps Local Veterans Access Crucial Resources – NPRN, September 15, 2016
"Wings of Honor" receives $500,000 pledge from Santa Ynez Chumash - Casa, August 14, 2016
Wings of Honor Project receives $500,000 pledge from the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians – Santa Barbara Independent, August 8, 2016
Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation Names Peter Jordano Honorary Chairman of Wings of Honor Group – Noozhawk, August 6, 2016
Tribe pledges $500,000 toward modern monument at Santa Barbara Airport – KEYT, August 2, 2016
Efforts Underway To Build World War II Memorial At Santa Barbara Airport Gets Major Financial Boost – KCLU, August 2, 2016
Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation Welcomes Peter Jordano as Honorary Chairman of the Wings of Honor Committee – Amigos 805, July 28, 2016 
Living Legends — and Mythical Ones — Come to Life at 42nd Annual Summer Solstice Parade - Noozhawk, June 25, 2016
West Coast Symphony Orchestra American Salute: A Fourth of July Concert - Santa Barbara County Arts Commission Event Calendar, June 23, 2016
Students Attend American Legion Session – edhat, June 19, 2016
Five Local Youth Attend Prestigious Boys State Program in Sacramento – Amigos 805, June 17, 2016
Honorable Memories – Montecito Journal, June 16, 2016
The Last Soldier of Fox Company – Santa Barbara News-Press, June 6, 2016
Lessons in Freedom – Santa Barbara News-Press, June 1, 2016
Memorial Day in the United States – 2016 – Vingle, June 1, 2016
San Marcos High observes Memorial Day – Santa Barbara News Press, June 1, 2016
Honoring ‘American Heroes’ on Memorial Day – Santa Barbara News Press, May 31, 2016
Second Home for Veterans – Santa Barbara News-Press, May 29, 2016
Second home for veterans; Students find camaraderie and more at UCSB resource center – Santa Barbara News Press, May 29, 2016
Memorial Day Ceremonies Held in Santa Barbara County – Noozhawk, May 30, 2016
Santa Barbara Salutes Past and Present Service with Memorial Day Ceremony – Noozhawk, May 30, 2016
Memorial Day Celebration Presented by Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation – Macaroni Kid, May 30, 2016
Hundreds Gather for Memorial Day Ceremony at Santa Barbara Cemetery – KEYT, May 30, 2016
Memorial Day Brings a Weekend of Memories – Voice, May 27, 2016
The Forgotten War – Montecito Journal, May 26, 2016
Santa Barbara County Set to Commemorate Memorial Day – Noozhawk, May 26, 2016
Memorial Day Celebration – NPRN, May 25, 2016
Community Invited to Memorial Day Ceremony Hosted by Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation – Noozhawk, May 23, 2016
Memorial Day Celebration Presented by Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation – Macaroni Kid, May 22, 2016
To those about to serve – Santa Barbara News-Press, May 21, 2016
5 Local Korean War Veterans Honored at ‘The Forgotten War’ Symposium – Noozhawk, May 18, 2016
Korean War Veterans Honored – Edhat, May 18, 2016
Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation Provides Financial Support to UCSB Veterans Program – Voice, May 13, 2016
Tuskegee Airman Arthur Hicks – KEYT, May 12, 2016
Korean War Veterans Honored – Santa Barbara News-Press, May 10, 2016
Pierre Claeyssens Continues Financial Support of UCSB Student Veterans Resource Center – Noozhawk, April 11, 2016
Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation Welcomes Jon L. Parra as New Board Member – Amigos 805, April 28, 2016
UCSB Student Veterans Bring Unique Experiences; Face Additional Challenges – NPRN, April 6, 2016
Maureen Masson, Gary Simpson Join PCVF Board of Directors – Noozhawk, March 23, 2016
Marines Invade Goleta: World War II Brought Big Changes to Goodland – Noozhawk, February 25, 2016
PCVF Welcomes New Board Members – Noozhawk, February 10, 2016
PCVF Welcomes Joe Danely As New Board Member – NPRN, February 10, 2016
PCVF Welcomes Michael Maloco As New Board Member – NPRN, February 10, 2016
PCVF Welcomes Dr. Roger Dunham As New Board Member – NPRN, February 10, 2016
2015
November, 2015: Santa Barbara Veterans Weekend
November, 2015: Military Ball Salutes Veterans
November, 2015: Veterans Day Event Draws Large Crowd to Santa Barbara Cemetery
November, 2015: 2015 Santa Barbara Veterans Half Marathon & Parade
November, 2015: Photo Finish, Half Marathon
November, 2015: Veterans Day Parade Includes Flyovers
November, 2015: Pierre Claeyssens Military Ball Honors Service of Central Coast Veterans
November, 2015: CASA Magazine Highlights
November, 2015: 'Real Forrest Gump' to speak at Pierre Claeyssens Military Ball
October, 2015: Volunteer Opportunities
October, 2015: Sponsorship Opporunities
October, 2015: Community Events Announced
September, 2015: Remembering a Complicated War
July, 2015: Announcing Vietnam, The War and Its Veterans 20 Years On
May, 2015: Paying Tribute, Memorial Day 2015
May, 2015: Hundreds Mark Memorial Day
May, 2015: Veteran Promotes Healing Through Music
May, 2015: Black Sheep Squadron Homecoming
April, 2015: PCVF Recieves a Montecito Bank & Trust Grant
March, 2015: History Comes Alive
February, 2015: Rembering Iwo Jima
February, 2015: Iwo Jima Veterans Honored
2014
August, 2014: Veterans Weekend Events, Nov. 8 - 9
August, 2014: Calling all Women!
August, 2014: Military Ball, Nov. 8
August, 2014: Sunday Concert, Veterans Weekend, Nov. 9
August, 2014: Marathon
August, 2014: Veterans Parade, Sunday, November 9
August, 2014: Veterans Mile
2013
November 10, 2013: Santa Barbara Salutes Its Veterans with Annual Military Parade (NoozHawk)
November 9, 2013: 5,000 People Participate in Santa Barbara International Veterans Marathon
November 9, 2013: Santa Barbara International Veterans Marathon Puts Endurance to the Test
November 9, 2013: Marathon Photo Gallery
November 8, 2013: Veteran's Memorial Building Tribute
November 8, 2013: Expo Kicks Off International Marathon
November 8, 2013: Santa Barbara Airport and Veteran's Day Weekend
November, 2013: Veterans on the March for State Street Parade
November 7, 2013: Santa Barbara’s Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Museum & Library Foundation Sets Weekend Full of Events to Thank & Honor All Veterans
November 7, 2013: When Veterans Collide
November 6, 2013: Same Dream, Same Game
November 2, 2013: Weekend Full of Events to Thank & Honor All Veterans
TVSB 805 Focus - Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Museum
October 25, 2013: Pierre Claeyssens Museum Plans Weekend of Events to Honor All Veterans
April 11, 2013: Veterans Memorial Building Declared Historic Landmark
 
2012
August 23, 2012: WWII Aviators Honored with Missing Man Formation (Independent)
August 21, 2012: Remembering a Hero: WWII Flying Ace Memorialized at Sea
August 17, 2012: 70th Anniversary of key WWII Battles Marked (SBNewsPress)
July 19, 2012: Hall of Heroes Exhibit opens at Veterans Memorial Building (SBNewsPress)
July 18, 2012: Veteran’s Museum Launches New Exhibit, Recognizes Board of Supervisors (NoozHawk)
July 18, 2012: Launching the New Exhibit Hall of Local Heroes and Heroines and presentation of plaques to Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors
May 31, 2012: With Death of Navy Ace Bill Davis, Santa Barbara Loses a Genuine War Hero (NoozHawk)
May 24, 2012: World War Two Fighter Ace From Santa Barbara Talks About Combat Experiences As We Remember Memorial Day (KCLU)
May 12, 2012: Supporting ROTC (SBNewsPress)
May 5, 2012: Angel Wings at the Airport (SB Independent)
May 1, 2012: Architectural Board clears concept: Structural engineers to work on airport veterans tribute (SBNewsPress)
April 30, 2012: Board considers WWII veterans sculpture for airport (SBNewsPress)
April 20, 2012: World War II fighter pilots get warm reception (SBNewsPress)
April 4, 2012: World War II fighter pilots relive harrowing escapades (SBNewsPress)
February 10, 2012: Black Sheep Squadron Pilot Remembered (SBNewsPress)
January 5, 2012: Wounded Warriors Return to Valley with Thanks (Santa Ynez Valley Journal)
January 1, 2012: A History of U.S. Army Civil Affairs (SBNewsPress)