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...
Welcome to EAST BAY STAND DOWN
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:
Community Meetings for EBSD 2014 begin in January!
Meetings will be held at 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM at the San Ramon Valley Veterans Memorial Building, 115 E. Prospect, Danville, CA, Tuesday, January 14, 2014 and February 11, 2014.
EBSD dates reserved at the Alameda County Fairgrounds are for Sept. 11 -14, 2014 and plus a week before (set-up) and a week after (tear down).
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