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Stand Down 2012

Time: Friday, October 19 at 7:00 AM thru Sunday, October 21 at 12:00 PM
Location: Jaycees Building on Airport Rd. and Leeman Ferry Rd.
Huntsville, Alabama

Pinz Bowling

Please Join Operation Standown at Pinz at Bridgestreet Mall on Thursday May 17, 2012 from 6-8 PM for food, fun, fellowship and bowling. Pinz is donating 10% of the proceeds to OSD. Pinz Bowling

Donate Online

You can now make donations to OSD online using PayPal. Donate now.


Jerry Haynes is a U.S. Army National Guard veteran. November 15, 2010 - The Huntsville Times


In days gone by, soldiers weary from battle were afforded an opportunity to renew their spirit, health, and overall sense of well-being in what was known as a “Stand Down.” Today’s Operation Stand Down strives to do the same for those homeless veterans who “battle” the harshness of life on the streets.


Originating in San Diego, California in 1988, “Operation Stand Down” is a grassroots, community-based program designed to help the nation’s estimated 300,000 homeless veterans by providing access to community, state and federal resources. Operation Stand Down Huntsville - non-profit 501(c)(3) - continues this mission by assisting the homeless veterans of our community.


Image courtesy Huntsville Times