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)

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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.

DEPARTMENT CENTENNIAL

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 Designshttps://deridesigns.com/shop

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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.

CALIFORNIA VETERAN

Click here to read the latest copy of the California Veteran Magazine. https://vfwca.org/di/vfw/v2/default.asp?pid=80002

FOOD BANK DRIVE - MARCH

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