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)                                                     

                     

      

 

                          

                                                   


                                            
 


      


 

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...

Announcements

VFW DAY
September 29th, 2024
 
Founded in 1899, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is the largest and oldest organization for American war veterans.
———————————————————————————

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.

———————————————————————————
Thanks to everyone who turned out at our Post for Memorial Day.
———————————————————————————
 
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

—————————————————————-

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)