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 Staff 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

15

Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen winner packet due from Department to National

14-15

VFW Post 970 Fundraiser: JBPH-H

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 Staff 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

26

Voice of Democracy Student Trip to Washington, D.C., Feb 26-Mar 2

27

Legislative Conference, Washington, D.C., Feb 27-Mar 3

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 26-Mar 2

Legislative Conference, Washington, D.C., Feb 27-Mar 3

1

Scout of the Year entries due to Post deadline

7

VFW Post 970 Staff Meeting: Oahu Veterans Center

9

VFW Post 970 Meeting: Oahu Veterans Center, Nomination of Post Officers begin

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

Oahu Veterans Council Monthly Meeting: Oahu Veterans Center

29

National Vietnam War Veterans Day

29

National Vietnam War Veterans Ceremony: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl tentative

29

National Vietnam War Veterans Parade: Waikiki tentative

31

VFW Commemorative date: End of Operation Restore Hope – Somalia 1995

31

Audit due to Department