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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EBSD 2016 has completed
Thank you for your support
Look for us again in 2018!

Operation Documentation on 13 November 2017 8am - noon
at Contra Costa Clerk Office, 555 Escobar St, Martinez


North Bay Stand Down is now 14-16 November was postponed due to the fires


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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2016 News Articles Links

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

New Photos found from 1999!


2016 Major Sponsors

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VNV of Diablo Valley

Alameda Fairgrounds

Pleasanton Rotary North

Pleasanton Rotary North

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Palo Alto Veterans Admin
Palo Alto
Healthcare System
Online Marketing & Publishing

Lafayette Veterans

Lafayette War Veterans

Bay Equity
Northrop Grumman

Rotary Club

Henry Schein Dental

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Camp Cooks

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Dept of Defense IRT
Innovative Readiness
Training (IRT) Units

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