Calendar

July 2021

3 Jul Sat   Post 970 Dedicated the first Plaque at the Hickam AFB flag pole 1986
4 Jul Sun   Independence Day
4 Jul Sun   VFW Commemorative date: Independence Day 1776
5 Jul Mon   Independence Day Holiday Observed (State and Federal Holiday)
5 Jul Mon ? Kailua 4th of July Parade
6 Jul Tue 1900-2030 VFW Post 970 Executive meeting Oahu Veterans Center
8 Jul Thu 1900-2030 VFW Post 970 meeting, Oahu Veterans Center
27 Jul Tue   VFW Commemorative date: Signing of the Korean Armistice 1953
31 Jul-3 Aug

Sat-Tue

  121st VFW National Convention, Kansas City, Missouri.

August 2021

3 Aug Tue 1900-2030 VFW Post 970 Executive meeting Oahu Veterans Center
4 Aug Wed   U.S. Coast Guard 231st Birthday, Established 1790
12 Aug Thu 1900-2030 VFW Post 970 meeting, Oahu Veterans Center
20 Aug Fri   Admission Day (State Holiday)
31 Aug Tue   VFW Commemorative date: End of Operation Iraqi Freedom 2010

September 2021

1 Sep Wed   Post Bond is Due
2 Sep Thu   VFW Commemorative date: VJ Day, Japan surrendered 1945 ending WWII
6 Sep Mon   Labor Day (State and Federal Holiday)
7 Sep Tue 1900-2030 VFW Post 970 Executive meeting Oahu Veterans Center
9 Sep Thu 1900-2030 VFW Post 970 meeting, Oahu Veterans Center
11 Sep Sat   VFW Commemorative date: Patriot Day, Anniversary of the Attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon 2001
17 Sep Fri   Constitution Day, the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution 1787
17 Sep Fri   VFW Commemorative date: POW/MIA Recognition Day
17 Sep Fri   POW/MIA Recognition Day
18 Sep Sat   U.S. Air Force 74th Birthday, Established 1947
30 Sep Thu   2nd Qrt Audit due to Department

October 2021

5 Oct Tue 1900-2030 VFW Post 970 Executive meeting Oahu Veterans Center
9 Oct Sat   VFW Commemorative date: Start of Operation Enduring Freedom – Afghanistan 2001
11 Oct Mon   Discoverers’ Day (Federal Holiday)
13 Oct Wed   U.S. Navy 246th Birthday, Established 1775
14 Oct Thu 1900-2030 VFW Post 970 meeting, Oahu Veterans Center
Oct   VFW Commemorative date: Recognition of Women in the Military Service
31 Oct Sun   VFW Smart/Maher Citizenship Education Teacher Nomination to the Post due
31 Oct Sun   VFW Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen student entries due to the Post

November 2021

2 Nov Tue 1900-2030 VFW Post 970 Executive meeting Oahu Veterans Center
6-7 Nov Sat – Sun 0830-1530 Buddy Poppy Drive, JBPH-H BX and Commissary
10 Nov Wed   U.S. Marine Corp 246th Birthday, Established 1775
11 Nov Thu   Veterans Day Holiday (State and Federal Holiday)
11 Nov Thu   VFW Commemorative date: Signing WWI Armistice 1918, Veterans Day
11 Nov Thu 1900-2030 VFW Post 970 meeting, Oahu Veterans Center
15 Nov Mon   VFW Smart/Maher Citizenship Education Teacher Completion of Post judging
15 Nov Mon   VFW Deadline for “Voice Of Democracy” and “Patriot’s Pen” Completion Post judging
15 Nov Mon   Community Service Report for May 1 – October 31 due to Department
25 Nov Thu   Thanksgiving Day (State and Federal Holiday)

December 2021

1 Dec Wed   VFW Special Project Record Books Department Deadline to National
1 Dec Wed   VFW 6 month Community Service report Department Deadline to National
4-5 Dec Sat – Sun 0830-1530 Buddy Poppy drive, JBPH-H BX and Commissary
7 Dec Tue 1900-2030 VFW Post 970 Executive meeting Oahu Veterans Center
7 Dec Tue   VFW Commemorative date: Pearl Harbor Day 1941
7 Dec Tue TBD Memorial Service at Hickam, Pearl Harbor and at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punch Bowl
9 Dec Thu   VFW Post 970 meeting, Oahu Veterans Center
13 Dec Mon   National Guard’s 385th Birthday, Established 1636
13 Dec Mon   VFW Post 970 41st Birthday, Chartered 1980
24 Dec Fri   Christmas Day Holiday (State and Federal Holiday)
31 Dec Fri   New Year’s Day Holiday Observed (State and Federal Holiday)

January 2022

1 Jan Sat   New Year’s Day
1 Jan Sat *   VFW Smart/Maher Citizenship Education Teacher Award: winner due (Post to Department)
1 Jan Sat   VFW Public Servant National Award (Law Enforcement, Firefighter, Emergency Services): nomination due (Post to Department)
4 Jan Tue 1900-2030 VFW Post 970 Executive meeting Oahu Veterans Center
10 Jan Mon   VFW Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen Completion of Department judging
13 Jan Thu 1900-2030 VFW Post 970 meeting, Oahu Veterans Center
15 Jan Sat *   VFW Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen: Department winners due to National
17 Jan Mon   Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day (State and Federal Holiday)
27 Jan Thu   VFW Commemorative date: Signing of the Vietnam Peace Accord 1973
31 Jan Sat *   VFW Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen: Department report due to National

February 2022

1 Feb Tue *   VFW Smart/Maher Citizenship Education Teacher: Department report due to National
1 Feb Tue   VFW Public Servant National Award (Law Enforcement, Firefighter, Emergency Services) nomination due (Department to National)
1 Feb Tue 1900-2030 VFW Post 970 Executive meeting Oahu Veterans Center
10 Feb Thu 1900-2030 VFW Post 970 meeting, Oahu Veterans Center
15 Feb Tue   VFW Commemorative date: Sinking of USS Maine 1898
21 Feb Mon   Presidents’ Day (State and Federal Holiday)
28 Feb Mon   VFW Commemorative date: Liberation of Kuwait-Operation Desert Storm 1991

March 2022

1 Mar Tue *   VFW Scout of the Year entries due to Post
1 Mar Tue 1900-2030 VFW Post 970 Executive meeting Oahu Veterans Center
10 Mar Thu 1900-2030 VFW Post 970 meeting, OVC (Nomination of Officers)
24 Mar Thu   VFW Commemorative date: Start of Kosovo Campaign 1999
25 Mar Fri   Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Day (State Holiday)
31 Mar Thu   VFW Commemorative date: End of Operation Restore Hope – Somalia 1995
31 Mar Thu   Audit due to Department

April 2022

1 Apr Fri *   VFW Scout of the Year Post entries due to Department
1 Apr Fri   VFW National Certificate of Recognition list due (Department to National)
4 Apr Mon   End of Operation Homecoming, POW Return from Vietnam 1973
5 Apr Tue 1900-2030 VFW Post 970 Executive meeting Oahu Veterans Center
14 Apr Thu 1900-2030 VFW Post 970 meeting, OVC (Election of Officers)
15 Apr Fri   Good Friday (State Holiday)
15 Apr Fri   Community Service Report for December 1 – April 31 due to Department
30 Apr Sat   VFW Post Special Project & Fred C. Hall Award submission (Department to National)
30 Apr Sat   VFW National Outstanding Community Service Post Submission(s) (Department to National)
30 Apr Sat   Audit due to Department

May 2022

1 May Sun   VFW Commemorative date: Loyalty Day
1 May Sun   VFW Scout of the year Department entry due to National
3 May Tue 1900-2030 VFW Post 970 Executive meeting Oahu Veterans Center
8 May Sun   VFW Commemorative date: VE Day: German surrender WWII signed 1945
12 May Thu 1900-2030 VFW Post 970 meeting, Oahu Veterans’ Center
    100% membership (300 pts), increase legacy life, increase life
21 May Sat   Armed Forces Day (not a holiday, for planning purposes only)
25-26 May Sat – Sun   Buddy Poppy Drive, JBPH-H, BX/Commissary
30 May Mon   Memorial Day Observed (State and Federal Holiday)
30 May Mon   VFW Commemorative date: Memorial Day Traditionally
31 May Tue   VFW Department Community Service Report due (Department to National)

June 2022

6 Jun Mon   VFW Commemorative date: D Day, Allied invasion of Europe WWII 1944
7 Jun Tue 1900-2030 VFW Post 970 Executive meeting Oahu Veterans Center
TBD Jun

Thu – Sat

  VFW Department of Hawaii State Convention, TBD
9 Jun Thu 1900-2030 VFW Post 970 meeting, Oahu Veterans’ Center
10 Jun Fri   King Kamehameha I Day (State Holiday)
14 Jun Tue   VFW Commemorative date: Flag Day, United States Army 247th Birthday, Established 1775