Events

EVENTS AND VPRs coming up

in District 20!!!!

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TEXAS DISTRICT 20 SCHOOL OF INSTRUCTION
AUGUST 05, 2017 VFW Post 9174 – 9am

DISTRICT MEETINGS
AUGUST 26, 2017 VFW POST 2059 – 9am
DECEMBER 09, 2017 VFW POST 8541 – 9am
FEBRUARY 17, 2018 VFW POST 8555 – 10am

DISTRICT AWARDS BANQUET
JANUARY 20, 2018 VFW POST4815 – 10am

DISTRICT 20 PICNIC
MARCH 17, 2018 COMANCHE PARK – 12 noon

DISTRICT CONVENTION
UPDATED

Sunday MAY 06, 2018 VFW POST 6970 – 1PM

Website: texasvfwdistrict20.org

Feb
28
Wed
Liberation of Kuwait—Operation Desert Storm 1991
Feb 28 all-day
Mar
24
Sat
Start of the Kosovo Campaign 1999
Mar 24 all-day
Mar
31
Sat
End of Operation Restore Hope—Somalia 1995
Mar 31 all-day
Apr
8
Sun
73rd Anniversary of the Battle of Okinawa
Apr 8 @ 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
73rd Anniversary of the Battle of Okinawa
There will be a ceremony on the Battleship Texas to commemorate
the 73nd anniversary of the Battle of Okinawa. It will be held at 2pm on Sunday April 8, 2018.
The ceremony will honor the veterans of the battle that attend and remember the fallen.
Veterans of the battle that plan on attending should contact (johnpyle.7136@yahoo.com)
or call 832-278-5488. The USS Texas BB-35 is located at the San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site, 3523 Independence Parkway South in LaPorte, Texas. The Battleship Texas is also a veteran of the battle of Okinawa.
The picture below was taken at last year’s ceremony.
73rd Anniversary of Okinawa
A dinner, honoring the veterans of the battle, will be held at the Monument Inn,
4406 Independence Parkway. Dinner will be at 4:00pm. Veterans of the battle and a
guest will be hosted by the McLemore Detachment of the Marine Corps League.
For other persons interested in attending the cost is $35 per person. Please contact
John Pyle (johnpyle.7136@yahoo.com) or call 832-278-5488 for reservations or
information concerning the dinner.
Veterans and the General Public are cordially invited to attend the Ceremony and
Dinner. Attendees will receive free admission to the Battleship.
May
1
Tue
Loyalty Day
May 1 all-day
May
8
Tue
VE Day: German unconditional surrender signed, 1945
May 8 all-day
May
28
Mon
Memorial Day
May 28 all-day
Jun
6
Wed
D Day: Allied invasion of Europe, 1944
Jun 6 all-day
Jun
14
Thu
Flag Day
Jun 14 all-day
Jul
4
Wed
Independence Day
Jul 4 all-day