Standown is a term used during war to describe the practice of removing combat troops from the field and taking care of their basic needs in a safe area.

 

We don't leave our wounded behind...

 

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Welcome to EAST BAY STAND DOWN


EBSD 2014 is now completed - thank you ALL for your support!

 

A community is often judged by how well it takes care of its own. Serving those who have served our Nation is the primary goal of the East Bay Stand Down.

The East Bay Stand Down is a consortium of community organizations coming together to provide a four-day event every other year that bring together the nine-county homeless and at-risk military Veterans living in the Bay Area of California, connecting them with services ranging from:

VA HealthCare, Dental, Mental Health Services, Clothing, Meals, Emergency Shelter, Transitional and Permanent Housing, ID/Drivers License's, Court Services and Legal Aide, Showers and Haircuts and myriad other services and resources. The East Bay Stand Down is currently held at Alameda County Fairground in Pleasanton, California, serving no more than 500 Veterans. MORE...

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2014 News Articles Links

LZ Burbine Thursday
LZ Burbine Friday
LZ Burbine Saturday
LZ Burbine Sunday

2014 Major Sponsors

AT&T

Alameda Fairgrounds

Army Reserve
US Army Reserve Medical Command
VNV of Diablo Valley
SOJS
Sovereign Order of St. John
Bank of America
Veterans Admin
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
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Veterans Remembrance
Veterans Remembrance Committee
Online Marketing & Publishing
VFW Auxiliary
VFW Antioch Ladies Auxiliary Post 6435
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Northrop Grumman
Maddie's Fund
Maddie's Fund collected donations on behalf of the San Francisco Bay Area community
Thrivent
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Meal and KP Equipment Donators
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Chris Behring's
Eagle Scout Project