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July 4th, 2015 Celebration Event!

Members of the California State Military Reserve join with parade participants prior to the start of the San Jose Rose, White and Blue parade.

 

The military does respect love and peace... but by the same token, they're here to protect the country and the world." says Mike Frangadakis, Veterans Foundation Founder in an interview with local reporters.

Major Ted Albright, Veterans Foundation Founder Mike Frangadakis and additional members of the California's State Military Reserve join Santa Clara County Commissioner Mike Wasserman, Los Gatos Mayor Marcia Jensen and members of the Los Gatos Town Council in the Los Gatos tribute to our flag ceremony at Oak Meadow Park.

Veteran Ryan Hall who recently returned from his fifth deployment to the Middle East and now serves veterans in the local VA addresses Los Gatos audiences at the July 4th Celebration at Oak Meadow Park.

Veterans Foundation Founder Michael Frangadakis shares with the citizens of Los Gatos the importance of a memorial.

Raymond J Fisher Middle School Essay Winners Along with Veterans Memorial & Support Foundation Board Members. L to R: Student Joseph Chadwick, Student Jake Stimson, Veteran MG Kent Hillhouse, Student Gwendolyn Erdosh, Foundation Founder Mike Frangadakis, Student Aida Raza, Veteran Dr. Clyde Horn

Read More About The Essay Contest and Winners!


The Veterans Memorial & Support Foundation joined Kiwanis members, Kiwanis President and Veterans Foundation Board Member Clyde Horn PhD, 150 artisans and crafters at the Fiesta de Artes 2013 celebration held at Civic Center in Los Gatos. Pictured left to right are Board members Mike Frangadakis, Ellen Manzo, Gil Decker and Bob Whittaker. Approximately 4000+ local residents attended the festivities and had the opportunity to learn about the Veterans Foundation, its mission and plan to erect a memorial that commemorates freedom and honors those who have given so much to America.


 

The Veterans Memorial & Support Foundation chose July 4, 2013 to successfully launch its outreach campaign and announce its plan at the Town of Los Gatos' July 4th festivities. Standing left to right are Foundation volunteers: Board Treasurer BJ Tucker, Ralph Perkuhn (back row), Former Assistant Secretary of the Army Gilbert Decker, Clyde Horn PhD., Former Town of Los Gatos Police Chief Duino Giordano (back row), Heidi Herz, Board VP Robert Whittaker (back row) and Former 19th Secretary of the Army Dr. Francis J. Harvey.


 

 

Foundation Board Member, Major General Kent Hillhouse, U.S. Army, Retired performed the pinning of the Purple Heart for Alex Hussey with family and staff present at a beautiful ceremony in the Palo Alto VA Hospital Healing Garden. In reflecting on the experience, General Hillhouse offered "Today’s young warriors are no different than their Grandfathers and Great Grandfathers. They do their duty and are proud of their sacrifices. I am always humbled to be in their presence."


 

The Veterans Memorial and Support Foundation at the Veterans Resources Fair in Santa Clara Fairgrounds in San Jose!

April 13, 2013

 

 

And outstanding day as we support our veterans at the Veteran's Resource Fair!

Veterans Memorial and Support Foundation of Los Gatos Signing

October 3, 2012 - Foundation President Mike Frangadakis, signs the
Articles of Incorporation for the Foundation.

Veterans Memorial and Support Foundation of Los Gatos Group Signing

Mike Frangadakis is joined by Foundation Attorney Michael Bays, Esquire, and
Board Member, Ellen Manzo, for the inaugural signing.

 

Veterans Memorial & Support Foundation of Los Gatos

Photos of Future Memorial Site

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