WELCOME TO VFWCADISTRICT15

No One Does More For Veterans
 
 


As yesterday's defenders of freedom, we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.  Our common bond is the battlefield. Whether it is service in the World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Kosovo, the Persian Gulf, Afghanistan, the war on terrorism or peace keeping expeditionary campaigns, your courage and sacrifice have made a difference in preserving and defending world peace. 
 
If you have earned one of the following ribbons you are eligible to join the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
 
VFW Ribbons
 
 VFW Members have a National Organization that promotes Veterans' Welfare, stands up Veterans for and promotes Veterans Rights in Congress.  Without active promotion of our welfare other organizations will attempt to divert monies and benefits away from of Nation's Veterans.  Join now and enjoy the comradeship of fellow Veterans, share stories and learn about existing and new benefits at our monthly Post meetings.  See see where the nearest post to you is, go to Resources - VA 15 CA Posts to find the nearest Post to you.
 
Become a member of a group that fights everyday for your benefits, rights and privileges.  Current events are listed under announcement below.
 
 

 

 
 

 

 


Announcements

 
The next District 15 meeting is scheduled to be held on August 14th at Post 4095, Olivehurst.  The post is located at 4956 Powerline Road, Olivehurst.  The meting will include required Schools of Instruction and  will start at 9:00 AM and end ~3:00 PM.  Lunch will be provided. 
 
 
 
At the July 17th District 15 Meeting Commander DiGiordano presented plaques to Post 948 - Marysville and Post 4095 - Olivehurst for achievements in membership.  Post 1555 Chico will be presented with a similar plaque at a later date.  The Chico plaques was delayed due to production problems.
 
Commander DiGirdano presented a plaque to Post 948 - Marysville for achieving "All State" and" All American Status".  District 15 also achieved "All American Status".  To achieve this very difficult to earn a Post must have membership above 100% and meet all the following Program Participation Criteria.

a) Voice of Democracy
b) Patriots Pen
c) Hold a fund raiser with proceeds going to Veterans & Military Support Programs Services (minimum $100.00)
d) Partner twice wit two separate organizations like Team RWB, Operation Ramp It Up, Operation Gratitude, Team Rubicon, Merging Vets & Players and other VSOs to include our friends at Sport Clips and Burger King.
e)  Creat Post social media site or actively maintain existing site.
5 New Action Corps Sign-Ups
f) Have a 10% impact in total impact in Community Service
 
 
Department Deputy Chief of Staff - North John Norwood presents an award to District 15 Commander Mike DiGiordano in recognition of being the top District for membership.

 

 
 
PTSD
 
               
 
 June is "National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month", and is intended to raise public awareness related to PTSD, reduce the stigma associated with PTSD , and help ensure that those suffering rom the invisible wounds of war receive proper treatment.  Sunday June 27, 2021 is also PTSD Awareness Day - Spread the Word.