Boots on the ground Alliance

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 Antelope Valley Boots on the Ground Alliance is a dedicated company that specializes in organizing a wide range of events and activities for veterans. Our mission is to honor and support the brave men and women who have served in the armed forces by providing them with meaningful experiences and opportunities to connect with their fellow veterans.

“Antelope Valley Boots on the Ground Alliance made our veterans’ event a resounding success. Their dedication, attention to detail, and heartfelt approach created an unforgettable experience. We’re grateful for their partnership and look forward to future collaborations.”

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Meet the AVBOGA Team

Our exceptional team at Antelope Valley Boots on the Ground Alliance is driven by a shared dedication to serving and honoring veterans. With diverse skills and a united purpose, we work passionately to create meaningful experiences and support successful transitions for our veterans. Together, we stand proud in our commitment to those who have selflessly served our nation.

Alejandro Castillo

Founder of AV BOGA, certified in Applied Positive Psychology, served in the Marine Corps for 6 years. Business owner and entrepreneur and have been employed in multiple non-profits in assisting Veterans with linkages in housing. Former Program Manager for Supportive Services for Veteran Families in the Antelope Valley.

Yvonne Moreno

Yvonne is an Antelope Valley native with several years of community integration experience in re-entry programs including Veteran services and non profits in the Antelope Valley and Surrounding areas. Currently a Program Manager of Veteran Services North Team at PATH. Previous Workforce Development Program Manager with JVS SoCal. Alumni for the City of Palmdale 1st cohort of certification in applied positive Psychology and founding member of the Antelope Valley Wellbeing Coalition.

Vicky Ventura

CEO of Antelope Valley Chamber of Commerce, founder of Ventura Foundation, and active participant in events such as the Av Taco Festival, Cesar Chavez day, and others to raise money for scholarships.


Army Veteran, active in the Antelope Valley community, has done multiple fundraisers and is currently the president of the 1776 patriots of America.


A Current mortgage lender, owner of Joshua tree properties, member of the Av chamber of commerce, and an Alumni of the City of Palmdale 1st cohort of certification in applied positive psychology.


A local realtor with 13 years of experience, a business owner. An event coordinator for the AV chambers of commerce, mother of 4, and Alumni for the City of Palmdale 1st cohort of certification in applied positive Psychology


Army Veteran. Business owner of EBS Home improvement. Band Manager of “The OnCalls” and an active volunteer for Vets4veterans and other Veteran organizations.



Lifelong Antelope Valley community member, very passionate about getting involved with community resources through working with JVS-SoCal, youth@work, and currently with MHALA Military Resource Center by assisting Veterans with permanent housing.


Army infantry Veteran. Served in Baghdad, Iraq, in 2008. Currently the Assistant Program Manager for MHALA Military Resource Center, where he assists Veterans with permanent housing.


A leader who is always on the lookout for ways to enhance skills, very dedicated with perseverance towards her community. A risk taker that in the end builds mutual trust and builds an alliance among community members and agency partners. Finally, an Alumni of the City of Palmdale 1st cohort of certification in applied positive psychology.


Explore Our Store

Show your support for veterans and represent Antelope Valley Boots on the Ground Alliance with our exclusive merchandise. Each purchase not only allows you to proudly display your commitment to honoring veterans but also contributes to the ongoing initiatives that support them. Explore our selection of high-quality merchandise designed with both style and purpose in mind.

Frequently Asked Questions

Our events are primarily designed for veterans, including those who have served in the armed forces. However, certain events may also be open to family members and supporters of veterans. Please check the specific event details for any participation restrictions.


Yes, registration is typically required for our events to ensure a smooth and organized experience. The registration process allows us to plan accordingly and provide the best possible experience for all participants. Details on how to register will be provided with each event announcement.


Our goal is to provide meaningful experiences to veterans at little to no cost. While some events may be offered free of charge, there might be instances where a nominal fee or suggested donation is requested to cover expenses or support our fundraising efforts. However, we strive to keep our events accessible and affordable to all veterans.


We welcome and greatly appreciate volunteers who are passionate about supporting veterans in our community. To get involved, please complete the volunteer form below. We will provide you with more details on volunteer opportunities and how you can contribute to our events.

5.) To stay informed about our upcoming events, please visit our website regularly. Or follow us on social media platforms for timely updates, event announcements, and inspiring stories related to veterans’ experiences.

Community Outreach

Through partnerships with schools, businesses, and community organizations, we engage in community outreach to foster understanding and appreciation for veterans. We provide opportunities for veterans to share their experiences and educate others about their service.

Fundraising Events

We host fundraising events to support local veterans’ organizations and initiatives. These events not only raise funds but also raise awareness about the challenges veterans face and the importance of supporting them.

Educational Workshops

Our educational workshops cover various topics relevant to veterans, such as financial planning, post-military education opportunities, and mental health resources. We empower veterans with knowledge and skills to thrive in their civilian lives.

Outdoor Activities

We organize outdoor activities, including hiking trips, camping retreats, and fishing expeditions, providing opportunities for veterans to relax, recreate, and bond with their fellow veterans in the beautiful Antelope Valley region.


Job Fairs and Career Workshops

We conduct job fairs and career workshops specifically tailored for veterans, connecting them with potential employers and offering valuable resources to support their successful transition into civilian careers.

Veterans Appreciation Events

We organize special events such as veterans’ breakfasts, luncheons, and dinners, providing a platform for veterans to come together, share their stories, and build a strong sense of camaraderie.