Military Traditions


World War II Ladies

Did you know that there are at least eight ladies living at Paradise Valley Estates who played a role in the effort to assist our troops during World War II?


Fisher House Bake Sale Was A Success

As part of the PVE-Fisher House Golf Tournament, sponsored by PVE Marketing and the PVE resident's golf club and golf committee, the Bake Sale was a coordinated effort.


American Armory Museum

The American Armory Museum is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization created to educate future generations about, and to impress upon them, the sacrifice, bravery and enduring significance of the United States Military.


You Can Leave The Military But It Really Never Leaves You

One of the benefits of being located near Travis Air Force Base is being close to the installation’s many resources including the Retiree Activities Office.


Celebrating Memorial Day

At Paradise Valley Estates, Memorial Day means far more than the unofficial start of summer.


PVE Club and Wall of Remembrance

The Wall of Remembrance Committee is comprised of representatives of the various military services.


My First Pastoral Act at Sea

When the draft was summoning my buddies to the Korean Conflict, I was in college but also pre-enrolled in theological seminary.


On Brave Old Army Team

The annual game, the longest continuous rivalry in football, was played this year in Philadelphia on Saturday, December 9.


PVE Votes AFJROTC

On a trip to visit the Fairfield High School Air Force Junior ROTC program in January, student cadets decked out in crisp uniforms and a professional demeanor greeted four of us from PVE.


Wreaths Across America

"Having visited our son’s resting place at Christmas for the past two years, impressed by the sight of thousands of identical wreaths at each marker, we wondered who did it and how that was done so beautifully. Now we would find out and take part."

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