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 2018.


2018 Tent Sponsors

American Legion Post 237, Pleasanton

American Legion Post 246 Danville

Anonymous - supporting all Veterans

Bay Area Navy Nurse Corps Association (BANNCA)

Daughters of the American Revolution, Anne Loucks Chapter

John Donnelly

SF Electrical Contractors Association - San Francisco

SF Electrical Workers Minority Caucus - San Francisco

International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (of San Francisco)

IBEW Local 6

Senior Sixes of IBEW #6

Alameda Elks Lodge 1015

Walnut Creek Elks Lodge #1811

ELLM - Every Little Life Matters Foundation

Pleasanton Lions Club

Ruth Masayko

Military Officers Association of America

Trilogy at the Vineyards Veterans Association

District 10 Dept of CA VFW

Danville VFW Post 75

San Leandro VFW Post 819

Clayton Valley VFW Post 1525

Lt. Jerry Novakovich VFW Post 1525 Auxiliary

Pleasanton Ambrose D. Regalia VFW Post 6298

Castro Valley VFW Post 9601

Golden Gate Nisei VFW Post 9879