WELCOME TO VFW DISTRICT 17, DEPARTMENT OF CALIFORNIA

Teamwork ~ Leadership ~ Commitment
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 Persian Gulf, Korea, Kosovo, the war on terrorism or peace-keeping expeditionary campaigns. Your courage and sacrifice have made a difference in preserving and defending world peace.
 
On behalf of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Department of California District 17 I want to personally welcome you to our district. It is our goal to assist you and help make you a better person. We can only succeed if we stand together.
 
We are looking forward to a great 2024-25.
   
"Together we an make a difference"
 
Andrew "Skip" Miller, Commander
VFW District 17 Department of California
 
 
Don't Forget to like us on our Facebook page, linked at the bottom of our page.
 


Announcements

 District 17 Meeting Dates
9am starting Time
 Saturday, Aug 17, 2024 - Post 6158 Fair Oaks
Saturday, Oct 26, 2024 - Post 10165 Placerville
Saturday, Feb 15, 2025 - Post 3010 Lincoln
Saturday, May 3, 2025 - Post 8254 Ion (Convention)


News & Events

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Membership

Membership Details

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.

WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, Kosovo, War in Afghanistan, War in Iraq, War on Global Terror and other Peace-Keeping Expeditionary Campaigns throughout the globe.

Assistance & Benefits

Assistance & Benefits

The Veterans of Foreign Wars is dedicated

 to supporting those who sacrifice so much for this country, veterans, service members in the US Armed Forces, and their families and continues to be a voice for returning and currently deployed service members and their families.

District News

Important Info for District 17 Members

VFWCA District 17 Dinner (clink on to see flier)

Official Visit Dinner. VFW State Commander Tim Bryant and Auxiliary President Diana Russell-Milton Friday, August 19, 2023 5:00pm social 5:30pm Dinner VFW Post 4647

VFWCA District 17 Meeting

District Meeting in Ione Post 8254 on August 19, 2023.

National News

Important info from National VFW

VFW National Commander Denounces Political Violence

WASHINGTON - "The democracy that we hold dear, the very democracy generations of American veterans have fought for and died to pro...

VFW Celebrates the 248th Birthday of America

WASHINGTON - On July 4, 248 years ago, the Second Continental Congress officially adopted the Declaration of Independence, but it ...

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OUR MISSION

"That the purpose of this Corporation shall be fraternal, patriotic, historical, charitable, and educational: to preserve and strengthen comradeship among its members; to assist worthy comrades; to perpetuate the memory and history of our dead; and to assist their surviving spouses and orphans; to maintain true allegiance to the Government of the United States of America, and fidelity to its Constitution and laws; to foster true patriotism; to maintain and extend the institutions of American freedom, and to preserve and defend the United States from all her enemies."