Spring Cleaning!

Greetings Santa Ynez Valley Veterans, Spring is here and the weather is changing. As we leave winter behind it was time to revamp our website syvalleyvets.org The new website has a couple of updates we wanted to share with you. First, the aesthetics of the site are cleaner and smoother for both computer-based and mobile viewing. Read More …

Veterans Day 2016

In keeping with recent tradition, VFW Post 7139, in conjunction with American Legion Post 160, will present a patriotic program in the Solvang Veterans Memorial Building on Friday, November 11 at 11:00 am.  Veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts will be honored and two local vets will speak about their experiences there.  The Santa Read More …

Frank Dean’s Funeral

Lt Col Frank R Dean, USAF Ret was laid to rest in in Oak Hill Cemetery with full military honors on Friday, Sept 9.  The funeral service was conducted by Major Marius, an Air Force chaplain.  VFW Post 7139 Past Commander Rudie Henderson also spoke at the service. Pall bearers were active duty airmen and Read More …

A Work in Progress

Like many local veterans, Dean Davidge is a member of both the VFW and American Legion. As Quartermaster (treasurer/business manager) of the VFW post, he created a website for the post several years ago. With the two groups cooperating in so many activities, he thought a joint website would be more effective at promoting some Read More …