IMPORTANT DATES IN OUR HISTORY
June 6, 2023 - Anniversary of the World War II Allied invasion in Normandy, France, known as D-Day (1944)
June 14, 2023 - Flag Day - A day to commemorate the adoption of the United States flag.
June 14, 2023 - Army Birthday
June 23, 2023 - Coast Guard Auxiliary Birthday
June 25, 2023 - Anniversary of the start of the Korean War (1950)
July 4, 2023 - Independence Day
July 27, 2023 - Korean War Veterans Armistice Day (1953)
DEPARTMENT WEEKLY UPDATE
The Department Updates can be found on our website at: Department Updates https://vfwca.org/di/vfw/v2/default.asp?nid=10#c
PURPLE HEART/OIF-OEF MEMBERSHIP CAMPAIGN
To learn more about the Purple Heart/Operation Iraqi Freedom-Operation Enduring Freedom Membership Campaign PH-OIF-OEFCampaign.pdf (vfwca.org)
The VFW Department of California turned 100 years old on January 20, 2021. For a limited time, you can obtain various commemorative items at Deri Designs. https://deridesigns.com/shop
MILITARY TRIVIA TRIVIA
Which photograph is the only photograph to win the Pulitzer Prize for Photography in the same year as its publication?
Answer: Joe Rosenthal's Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima.
Click here to read the latest copy of the California Veteran Magazine. https://vfwca.org/di/vfw/v2/default.asp?pid=80002
Important Legislation Included in FY 2022 NDAA Click here to read