January-March 2023

January 2023

Date Event
1 New Years Day 2023
1 VFW National Awards for Public Servants (Law Enforcement, Firefighter, Emergency Services) Post to Department deadline
1 District Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher entry to Department deadline
1 VFW’s “Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship” application period for fall semester opens
2 New Years Holiday Observed
3 VFW Post 970 Leadership Meeting: Oahu Veterans Center
10 Deadline for completion of Department judging for Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen
12 VFW Post 970 Meeting: Oahu Veterans Center
14 VFW Post 970 T-Shirt/Candy Fundraiser: Saturday NEX Rotunda
15 Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen winner packet due from Department to National
16 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday
27 VFW Commemorative date: Signing of the Vietnam Peace Accord 1973
31 Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen final Department report to National deadline

February 2023

Date Event
1 VFW National Awards for Public Servants (Law Enforcement, Firefighter, Emergency Services) Department to National deadline
1 Department Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award entry to National
7 VFW Post 970 Leadership Meeting: Oahu Veterans Center
9 VFW Post 970 Meeting: Oahu Veterans Center
15 VFW Commemorative date: Sinking of USS Maine 1898
18-19 VFW Post 970 Buddy Poppy Drive: JBPHH
20 Presidents’ Day Holiday
TBD Voice of Democracy Student Trip to Washington, D.C. Feb-Mar
TBD Legislative Conference, Washington, D.C. Feb-Mar
28 VFW Commemorative date: Liberation of Kuwait-Operation Desert Storm 1991

March 2023

Date Event
Voice of Democracy Student Trip to Washington, D.C., Feb-Mar
Legislative Conference, Washington, D.C., Feb-Mar
1 Scout of the Year entries due to Post deadline
7 VFW Post 970 Leadership Meeting: Oahu Veterans Center
9 VFW Post 970 Meeting: (Nomination of Post Officers Begin) Oahu Veterans Center
TBD Gun Show: Neal Blaisdell Center
15 Start planning National Volunteer Week (April 17-23) and Loyalty Day activities
24 VFW Commemorative date: Start of Kosovo Campaign 1999
27 Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Day (State Holiday)
28 VFW Post 970 Leadership Meeting: (Moved from April 4th for Operation Homecoming) Oahu Veterans Center
29 National Vietnam War Veterans Day
TBD National Vietnam War Veterans Ceremony: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl tentative
TBD National Vietnam War Veterans Parade: Waikiki tentative
31 VFW Commemorative date: End of Operation Restore Hope – Somalia 1995
31 Audit due to Department