Pierre Claeyssens ​​Veterans Foundation Joined by Local First Responders to Pay Tribute to Those Who Died Serving our Country

Representatives of local first responders attending include: The California Highway Patrol, Santa Barbara Area, Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office, Santa Barbara Police Department, Santa Barbara City Fire Department, Santa Barbara County Fire Department, Montecito Fire Protection District 


Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation (PCVF) will be joined by local First Responders as they pay tribute to those who died serving our country on Monday, May 30, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. sharp at the Santa Barbara Cemetery.

Representatives of local first responders attending include: 

The California Highway Patrol, Santa Barbara Area
Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office
Santa Barbara Police Department
Santa Barbara City Fire Department
Santa Barbara County Fire Department
Montecito Fire Protection District

They will also be joined by the University of California, Santa Barbara ROTC, the Santa Barbara Choral Society and the Gold Coast Pipe Band ending with a thrilling flyover of the Condor Squadron’s four T-6 Texan airplanes.

“We are looking forward to the community joining us this Memorial Day as we honor those who passed and served us,” says VFW Lifetime Member and  PCVF co-founder Lt. John Blankenship (USN, former). “We hope to see fellow veterans, those currently serving the country and our supporters at this hour long free event.” 

This free event will take place Monday, May 30, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. sharp. at the Santa Barbara Cemetery (901 Channel Drive., Santa Barbara, CA 93108) and there will be free parking on site. To learn more, please visit https://www.pcvf.org/2022-memorial-day-ceremony


About Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation

Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation is committed to honoring the men and women who have served in uniform at any time. PCVF does this by supporting veterans and active duty members, and related partner organizations, in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties, as well as preserving military history and legacy. The Foundation works to uphold Pierre Claeyssens’s vision that those who have served are “Never Forgotten.” PCVF is funded entirely by private donations. For more information, visit pcvf.org or call (805) 259-4394. 

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