On this day in 1945 the United States Marines landed on the tiny island of Iwo Jima where they were met with heavy resistance from the Japanese.
DEPARTMENT WEEKLY UPDATE
The Department Update for February 19, 2021, 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)
Lapsed Member Recovery Contest
From February 1st to April 30th for every three (3) lapsed members a Post recovers, the will receive an entry into a drawing for a VFW Tribute Henry Rifle.
A lapsed member is a member whose membership expired prior to 1/1/21.
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.
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