Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation Welcomes Joe Danely as New Board Member

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Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation (PCVF) welcomes Joe Danely to the Board of Directors.  Danely brings years of experience serving in the Army and prior board member experience.

Danely’s community service revolves around his passion for planes and automobiles. He was Chairman of the Airport Commission after serving as a member for a few years. He has been active in the local chapter of the Experimental Aviation Association since 1979, serving twice as President. Danely is also a member of the Military Order of World Wars (MOWW) and a life member of the Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association and the UCSB Alumni Association.

Danely was born in Pennsylvania and raised in southern California. He is a 1963 UCSB and ROTC graduate. Danely completed his paratrooper training in 1964 and flight school in 1965. He served in the Army during Vietnam as a helicopter pilot, later becoming Captain.

Danely returned to Santa Barbara in 1971 and earned his general contractor’s license. He has developed, built, and remodeled residential, multi-family and commercial properties in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties.

About Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation

Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation has dedicated itself to honor all local personnel who are currently on active duty or have honorably served in the United States military; preserve their military history and legacy by establishing and operating a museum exhibiting to the public the accomplishments of the military and illustrating their dedication and sacrifice.  For more information, visit www.pcvf.org, or call (805) 259-4394.  

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