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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

               
 
 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.

 
Saturday, June 12th is Women Veterans Day. This day is the anniversary of the signing of the Women's Armed Services integration Act.
"The defense of our nation is a shared responsibility. Women have served in the defense of this land for years before our United States was born. They have contributed their talents, skills and courage to this endeavor for more than two centuries with an astounding record of achievement that stretches from Lexington and Concord to the Persian Gulf and beyond.”
Retired Gen. Gordon R. Sullivan
Chief of Staff of the Army, 1991-1995
 
 
 

Flag Day for the year 2021 is celebrated/ observed on Monday, June 14th. Flag Day is observed on June 14 to honor and commemorate the adoption of the American flag which occurred on this day in 1777 by the Second Continental Congress. The United States Army also celebrates its birthday on this day
 
 

 
There will be a District meeting on July 17, 2021 at Post 3758, 499 West Sierra Way (HiWay 70), Portola, CA.  The meeting will start at 10:00 AM.