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...

Tent Sponsors


We are looking for corporations and organizations to become tent sponsors for the East Bay Stand Down 2018

Tent Sponsorships are available to individuals and non-profit organizations at $500 per tent. For-profit organizations and corporations can sponsor a tent for $1,000. A banner will be posted on a tent indicating the Tent Sponsor. Please make a check payable to "Diablo Valley Veterans Foundation, EBSD" and mail it to :

Diablo Valley Veterans Foundation, EBSD
P.O. Box 2133
Danville, CA 94526

or it can be brought to our Community Meetings in 2016.


2018 Tent Sponsors

Golden Gate Nisei VFW Post 9879


2016 Tent Sponsors

American Legion Post 117, San Leandro

American Legion Riders Post 117

American Legion Post 237, Pleasanton

American Legion Post 246 Danville

American Legion Post 237, Pleasanton

American Legion, Layfayette Post 517

American Legion Post 29, Martinez

Meir & Jennifer Amiel, Honoring the 199th Light Infantry Brigade, Vietnam

AUSA, MG William F. Dean Chapter

Bay Area Navy Nurse Corps Association (BANNCA)

DBA Keller Williams Realty Inc., Walnut Creek

John & Betsy Donnelly, Honoring 2nd Medical BDE, USAR

EBSD Camp Cooks - In Honor Of

Alameda Elks Lodge 1015

Kaiser Permanente Veterans Association

Knights of Columbus Gilroy Council 2469

Livermore Lions Club

Albany Lions Club

Berkeley Lions

Pleasanton Lions Club

Marine Corps League - Mt. Diablo Detachment

Ruth Masayko

Pacific Gas and Electric Company

J. Rockcliff Realtors

San Ramon Valley Rotary Club

Patricia Ryan

Western Military Commandery of the Western United States, 
Sovereign Order of St. John of Jerusalem Knights Hospitailer

Castro Valley VFW Post 9601

Clayton Valley VFW Post 1525

Danville VFW Post 75

Golden Gate Nisei VFW Post 9879

Livermore Valley VFW Post 7265

Martinez VFW Post 1351

Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Pleasanton Ambrose D. Regalia VFW Post 6298

San Leandro VFW Post 819

Shannon's Imperial Brand Bread

Viet Nam Veterans of Diablo Valley

Florence Wong, in honor of Lt Cmdr Kurtis Wong, USN