June 6, 2021 - Anniversary of the World War II Allied invasion in Normandy, France, know as D-Day (1944)

June 14, 2021 - Flag Day

A day to commemorate the adoption of the United States flag.

June 14, 2021 - Army Birthday

June 23, 2021 - Coast Guard Auxiliary Birthday

June 25, 2021 - Anniversary of the start of the Korean War (1950)

July 4, 2021 - Independence Day

July 27, 2021 - 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)

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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

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

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