WELCOME TO TRES PUEBLOS_SANTA CRUZ

We Are All American VFW Post 7263
Tres Pueblos, VFW Post 7263 salutes all who served this great nation.  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, Vietnam, Kosovo, the war on terrorism or peace-keeping expeditionary campaigns. Your courage and sacrifice have made a difference in preserving and defending world peace.
 


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 widows 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.
 
 

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Our programs support our service members while they are on the front line, as they are being discharged and long after they return. Your tax-deductible donation will be immediately directed to the VFW programs where your support is most urgently needed.

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JOIN THE VFW

Join us as brothers and sisters of America to preserve the rights of veterans and support each other as only those who share in the camaraderie forged by conflict can. 

Announcements

VFW DAY
September 29th, 2024
 
Founded in 1899, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is the largest and oldest organization for American war veterans.
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Veterans Day
November 11, 2024
 
Veterans Day is our last scheduled Public event of the year at VFW Post 7263.  This year, we are planning to have great event.  Please check back in a month or so, as our planning for the event takes shape.
 
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Flag Day
Friday, June 14th, 2024

Flags - set at 8:00 am, pull at 3:30 pm.
 
No other activities planned.

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Thanks to everyone who turned out at our Post for Memorial Day.
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Memorial Day Event
Monday, May 27, 2024
7:30 am - 9:30 pm

Capitola VFW Post 7263 will host a Memorial Day event

to honor and remember our fallen war heroes.


Other participating organizations include:

Freedom VFW Post 1716, Aptos VFW Post 10110,

Vets4Vets Santa Cruz and local Scout Troop 633

 

Everyone is invited, especially veterans.

Volunteers are welcome.  Help us with the flags or

help with food prep, cooking and serving.

 

 

Memorial Day Schedule

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0730-0800          Coffee, hot chocolate and doughnuts  in Canteen

 


0800-0930                    Start putting up flags in Holy Cross Cemeteries

(8:00 - 9:30 am)                                                                                       



 0900-0930                    Return from cemeteries, put up flags at Post

(9:00-9:30 am)                       


1200-1700.                 Grill setup, food prep and grilling. 
(12:00-5:00 pm)                                                    

1530-1630                   Take flags down and return to Post.               
(3:30-4:30 pm).                                                          
 
1630-1730                Cocktail and social hour.                    
(4:30-5:30)                                                              

 

1700-1900                  Barbecue dinner                

(5:00-7:00 pm)                                                          
 
1900-2100                  Cleanup and socializing.                      

(7:00-9:00 pm)                                                     

                     

      

 

                          

                                                   


                                            
 


      


 
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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.

Post News

Important Info for Post7263 Members

Post Membership

Tres Pueblos Post 7263 welcomes our new members. New members help keep our Post a viable, active Post. They bring new energy and ideas to our organization.

Kentucky town helped by VFW Post 7263

Capitola Post 7263 sends relief check to help the flood ravaged community of Hazard, Kentucky.

District News

Important Info for District 12 Members

Honoring our Posts & Auxiliaries

We have several VFW Posts & Auxiliaries that have reached or are reaching significant anniversaries. This article talks about all of our active Posts and Auxiliaries by years of service to District 12 Veterans!

National News

Important info from National VFW

VFW Action Alert: Vote Yes to Include the Major Richard Star Act in the NDAA

Background:
More than 53,000 veterans have been discharged from military service because they sustained injuries while serving our country in...

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...

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