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9th Annual Veteran's Stand Down

A local veteran and his son attend the annual Veteran’s Stand Down event at Santa Maria Fair Park in Santa Maria, Calif., October 16, 2021. Hundreds of veterans attend every year and more than $40,000 worth of supplies are given to those in need yearly. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman Kadielle Shaw)

A local veteran and his son attend the annual Veteran’s Stand Down event at Santa Maria Fair Park in Santa Maria, Calif., October 16, 2021. Hundreds of veterans attend every year and more than $40,000 worth of supplies are given to those in need yearly. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman Kadielle Shaw)

A local veteran gets a free haircut by one of the many volunteers at the annual Veteran’s Stand Down event at Santa Maria Fair Park in Santa Maria, Calif., October 16, 2021. The volunteers of this event provide haircuts, dental and vision screenings, vaccinations and many other goods and service to veterans in the local area. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman Kadielle Shaw)

A local veteran gets a free haircut by one of the many volunteers at the annual Veteran’s Stand Down event at Santa Maria Fair Park in Santa Maria, Calif., October 16, 2021. The volunteers of this event provide haircuts, dental and vision screenings, vaccinations and many other goods and service to veterans in the local area. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman Kadielle Shaw)

U.S. Space Force Col. Robert Long, Space Launch Delta 30 commander, talks with one of the volunteers of the Veteran’s Stand Down Day event at Santa Maria Fair Park in Santa Maria, Calif., October 16, 2021. Hundreds of volunteers gather each year for the four-hour event to provide goods and services to local veterans. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman Kadielle Shaw)

U.S. Space Force Col. Robert Long, Space Launch Delta 30 commander, talks with one of the volunteers of the Veteran’s Stand Down Day event at Santa Maria Fair Park in Santa Maria, Calif., October 16, 2021. Hundreds of volunteers gather each year for the four-hour event to provide goods and services to local veterans. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman Kadielle Shaw)