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)

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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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Important Legislation Included in FY 2022 NDAA Click here to read