logo

 

In Service to California's Veterans
and Their Families

You can show your support by making a contribution to the fund. You can donate securely using the PayPal button below.
All donations are tax-deductible.
If you wish to dedicate your donation, please contact us.

Photo Gallery

Former Secretary Gravett receiving American Flag for PVT 1st Class Johnson’s family.

California Veterans
Benefit Fund

10311 Woodside Drive
Forestville, CA 95436
Phone: (866) 934-CVBF
Fax: (707) 887-1309 (Call First)

Name *
Please type your full name.
E-mail *
Invalid email address.
Telephone
Invalid Input
Message *
Invalid Input

California Vietnam Veteran Memorial

Event Flyer 2017

Special Donation Request

On March 29, 2015 thirty-one names will be added to the California Vietnam Memorial.

Ten of these names are servicemembers already recognized as being killed in action or died because of action when the original “Wall,” in DC was established.

The other twenty-one names are the names of California men who lost their life when the USS Frank E Evans sank, just outside the South China Sea, on June 3, 1969. The destroyer’s home port was, Long Beach, California.

These twenty-one sailors have gone long enough without being recognized, for their service to their country during the Vietnam War.

We are in the process of raising funds so these gentlemen may have a permanent place on the California Vietnam Memorial. There may be other names that are qualified for a spot on the California Vietnam Memorial in future years, by a committee, established by the California Legislature. See Press Release by California Department of Veterans Affairs.

Donations may be made through the websites pay pal account, by mailing a check or money order to CAVBF, 10311 Woodside Dr., Forestville, CA., 95436-9806 or by calling 866-934-cvbf (2823) for a credit card donation.

Thank you for Supporting this VERY WORTHY PROJECT.

20150329 143924

Evans Survivor -- Richard Burke and Soloist Misty Peterson

20150329 102330

Who they were

20150329 110317

Rubbings

20150329 110636

All 74 from the USS Frank E Evans (DD754)

20150329 111152

Some of the wreaths presented

IMG 8320

The names of the 32 added to the California Vietnam Memorial

IMG 8387

Jerry Guevara, Acting Secretary of CDVA Debbie Endsley, & Assembly member Jim Frazier

IMG 8413

 Rifle Salute Team

IMG 8424

 Some of the Crowd in attendance

 

IMG 8432

Family of Johnny Owen Brooks

IMG 8467

Posting of Colors by the Scottish American Military Society

IMG 8545

Amazing Grace played by Piper Chuck Jamison, Scottish American Military Society

IMG 8552

Taps Baldwin Wong, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8358

IMG 8611

The Unveiling of the California Vietnam Memorial with 32 new names on it