Our Signature Events
Memorial Day Tribute
Please join us for our Memorial Day Tribute to Memorialize the Veterans who Made the Ultimate Sacrifice for Their Country.
Secretary Leon Panetta to Keynote Memorial Day 11:00AM May 30 at Oakhill Memorial Park 300 Curtner Ave, San Jose
Secretary Leon E. Panetta: Biographies
United Veterans Council is proud to invite you to join us in honoring those who have given their lives in the service of our country.
9:30AM -3:00PM Eagle Field Foundation– WW1 trench replica with period uniformed actors, restored and Operational Vehicles. Bomb Disposal Unit EOD Buffalo (unveiling)
11:00AM – 12:00 Main Ceremony
National Anthem by MGySgt Pete Wilson, former White House violinist,
Flyover by the 129th Air Rescue Squadron,
Keynote address by Secretary Leon Panetta
Air Force Band of the Golden West-Travis Air Force Base
Laying of the Wreaths
Rifle squad salute by the US Marine Corps’ 23rd Marine Regiment
1:15PM Grand Army of the Republic Service
2:00PM Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) 201 presents Vietnam Veterans Field of Honor, South Bay Military Veterans Chorus, Missing man table ceremony.
Veterans’ Day Parade
Watch the recap of the 2021 Veterans’ Day parade here: https://youtu.be/5Mq2OgDBYOU
Please join us for our Veterans’ Day Parade to honor our men and women in uniform. The theme for this year is “Heroes in Motion”. This will be the first in-person event post covid-19. Special guest host Mark Ibanez
1200 PST Downtown San Jose
8th Annual Silicon Valley Veterans Charity Ball
Join us in celebrating our Honorably Discharged Service-Connected Disabled Veterans
Check-In at 1630 PST | Ceremonies Begin at 1730 PST
Embassy Suites | 901 East Calaveras Blvd, Milpitas, CA, 95035
Gold Star Remembrance Service
Please join us in remembering and honoring our gold star mothers and families.
Gold Star Memorial Oak Hill Funeral Home & Memorial Park 300 Curtner Avenue, San Joe
Wednesdays & Saturdays
Hunger at Homes Drive Thru Food Donation
Collecting canned goods for donations to the Hunger at Homes charity.
0900 – 1100 PST
1535 Berger Drive, San Jose, CA, 95112
Bingo for Veterans
Weekly event to socialize with veterans and local community residents.
1200 – 1500 PST
4th Monday of the Month
Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) Chapter 201
998 S. De Anza Blvd., San Jose 95129 Non-Hosted lunch- 11:30 PM; Meeting 12:30 PM Paused resulting from COVID19 precautions
1800 – 2000 PST
Holders Country Inn
4th Tuesday of the Month
Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter 11 Monthly Meeting
958 Homestead Road, Santa Clara 95050 In person meetings paused resulting from COVID19 precautions
1700 – 1800 PST
American Legion Post 854
First Tuesday of every month.
Monthly UVC Meeting
All in person meetings paused and future meetings will be conducted virtually via Zoom until further notice resulting from COVID19 precautions to join our mailing list send email to firstname.lastname@example.org
1900 – 2000 PST
Willow Glen Library: Community Room (when in person resumes)
First Friday of the Month
Veterans Supportive Services Agency: New Client Orientation
*Please call in advance for an appointment. Walk-ins are not allowed resulting from COVID19 precautions.Orientation for new clients who have not started their claim application process with VSSA. Please bring any military related documentation, including discharge papers and military related medical records. For more information call (408) 770-2527