The South Santa Clara Valley Memorial District
Gilroy Veterans Memorial Hall
74 W 6th Street #A

Gilroy, CA 95020


Christine West, Executive Director

T: 408.842.3838



American Legion Post 217

Business meetings 1st Thursday of the Month @ 6pm,

Social events 3rd Thursday of the Month @ 6pm.

Joe Loquiao, Commander       408.465.6142

74 West Sixth St., Suite D

Gilroy, CA 95020


American Legion Auxiliary

Business meetings 3rd Thursday of the Month @ 6pm

Maryann Collum, President          408.842.9995

74 West Sixth St., Suite F

Gilroy, CA 95020


VFW John A. Berri Post 6309

Business meetings 1st Tuesdays of the Month @ 6pm,

Social events 3rd Tuesday of the Month at 6pm.

Al Alciati, Commander                  408.779.2908

74 West Sixth St., Suite C

Gilroy, CA 95020


VFW Auxiliary

Business meeting 2nd Monday of the Month @ 5pm

Mercy Goold, President              408.710.0037

74 West Sixth St., Suite C

Gilroy, CA 95020


Honor Guard/ Color Guard

Camilo De La Queva                   408.394.1469 (ask for Jenny)

Veterans Memorial Bar

74 West Sixth Street, Suite E

Gilroy, CA 95020                        408.842.4913


Bar Council                                 

Joe Gonzales, Chairperson

Joe Loquaio, American Legion 217

Ted Viola, American Legion 217

Danny Molina, VFW 6309

Steffany Miceli, Bar Manager


*The Vets Memorial Bar is open to all members of the American Legion Post 217, VFW Post 6309, veterans, with proof of service, and their guests. Open Weekdays at 2 pm and Saturdays & Sundays at 10 am. The Vets Canteen closes typically between 6 -10 pm based on customers. Whenever there are fewer than 3 paying customers after 6 pm, the bartender will close for the night. 

Beginning Oct. 12, 2019, new Vets Bar hours are 1-7pm, 7 days a week, except for special events.