CALENDAR

Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States
Department of Rhode Island
2022 - 2023 Calendar
[Updated 08-April-2022]
 
April 2022
  • 4/6/22: Army Day
  • 4/7/22: Voice of Democracy (VOD) Parade of Winners - Virtual
  • 4/7/22: United Veterans Council of Rhode Island Meeting - 6:00 PM - Powers Building
  • 4/9/22: National Former POW Recognition Day
  • 4/10/22: Palm Sunday
  • 4/11/22: Persian Gulf War Official Cease Fire (1991)
  • 4/14/22: U.S. Air Force Reserve Established (1948)
  • 4/15/22: Good Friday
  • 4/15/22: Passover Begins
  • 4/17/22: Easter Sunday
  • 4/18/22: Income Tax Day
  • 4/20/22: VFWRI District 2 Meeting - 7:00 PM - VFW Post 237
  • 4/22/22: Earth Day
  • 4/23/22: U.S. Army Reserve Established (1908)
  • 4/23/22: VFWRI Regular Council of Administration Meeting - 10:00 AM - VFW Post 916
  • 4/24/22: Orthodox Easter
  • 4/27/22: Administrative Professionals Day
  • 4/28/22: SVC/ADJ/QM Training [Travel Day] - Kansas City, MO
  • 4/28/22: VFWRI District 3 Meeting - 7:00 PM - North Kingstown United Methodist Church
  • 4/29/22: Arbor Day
  • 4/29/22: SVC/ADJ/QM Training - Kansas City, MO
  • 4/29/22: 1st Annual BBQ Competition - Day 1 (hogs4heroes.us)
  • 4/30/22: 1st Annual BBQ Competition - Day 2 (hogs4heroes.us)
  • 4/30/22: VFWRI District 1 Meeting - 10:00 AM - VFW Post 306
  • 4/30/22: SVC/ADJ/QM Training - Kansas City, MO
  • 4/30/22: Combat Vets Association - RI Chapter 9-1, 15th Annual Dinner Fundraiser
  • 4/31/33: 1st Annual BBQ Competition - Day 3 (hogs4heroes.us)
May 2022
  • 5/1/22: Loyalty Day
  • 5/1/22: SVC/ADJ/QM Training [Travel Day] - Kansas City, MO
  • 5/1/22: SGT Adam S. Deciccio Warwick Memorial VFW Post 272 - 1st Annual May Breakfast
  • 5/5/22: National Day of Prayer
  • 5/6/22: Military Spouse Appreciation Day
  • 5/6/22: Nurses Day
  • 5/7/22: Unconditional surrender of all German Forces Signed (1945)
  • 5/7/22: United Veterans Council of Rhode Island Meeting - 6:00 PM - Powers Building
  • 5/8/22: Mother's Day
  • 5/8/22: V-E Day Declared (1945)
  • 5/10/22: Accredited Service Officer Proficiency Training Conference - San Antonio, TX
  • 5/11/22: Accredited Service Officer Proficiency Training Conference - San Antonio, TX
  • 5/12/22: Accredited Service Officer Proficiency Training Conference - San Antonio, TX
  • 5/13/22: Accredited Service Officer Proficiency Training Conference - San Antonio, TX
  • 5/13/22: Rhode Island National Guard Established (1638)
  • 5/14/22: Reception for CW4 Hershel Woody Williams
  • 5/15/22: Peace Officers Memorial Day
  • 5/15/22: Women's Army Corps Founded (1942)
  • 5/15/22: Rhode Island Gold Star Families Memorial Monument Dedication
  • 5/19/22: Kansas City Spree, Kansas City, MO
  • 5/19/22: SGT Adam S. Deciccio Warwick Memorial VFW Post 272 - 1st Annual Golf Tournament
  • 5/20/22: Kansas City Spree, Kansas City, MO
  • 5/21/22: Kansas City Spree, Kansas City, MO
  • 5/21/22: Armed Forces Day
  • 5/22/22: Kansas City Spree, Kansas City, MO
  • 5/22/22: National Maritime Day
  • 5/26/22: Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve - RI Awards Banquet
  • 5/30/22: Memorial Day
June 2022
  • 6/6/22: D-Day (Allied Invasion of Europe) (1944)
  • 6/10/22: VFWRI Joint Memorial Service - 5:00 PM, Elks Lodge 1899, Wakefield, RI
  • 6/10/22: VFWRI Awards Banquet - 6:00 PM, Elks Lodge 1899 - Wakefield, RI
  • 6/11/22: VFWRI State Convention - 8:00 AM, Elks Lodge 1899, Wakefield, RI
  • 6/11/22: Rhode Island National Guard Retirees' Association Monthly Meeting
  • 6/12/22: SGT Adam S. Deciccio Warwick Memorial VFW Post 272 - 1st Annual Rib Cook Off
  • 6/14/22: U.S. Army Founded (1775)
  • 6/14/22: Flag Day
  • 6/19/22: Father's Day
  • 6/19/22: Juneteenth National Independence Day
  • 6/21/22: Summer Begins
  • 6/22/22: Pledge of Allegiance Recognized by Congress (1942)
  • 6/22/22: GI Bill Signed Into Law (1944)
  • 6/23/22: U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Established (1941)
  • 6/25/22: Korean War Began (1950)
  • 6/25/22: Dare to Dream Ranch - Battle Buddy Retreat
  • 6/27/22: National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Day
  • 6/30/22: Post 9/11 GI Bill Signed Into Law (2008)
July 2022
  • 7/2/22: U.S. Army Air Corps Established (1926)
  • 7/4/22: Independence Day
  • 7/11/22: 2022 New England Summer Sports Clinic
  • 7/12/22: 2022 New England Summer Sports Clinic
  • 7/13/22: 2022 New England Summer Sports Clinic
  • 7/14/22: 2022 New England Summer Sports Clinic
  • 7/15/22: 2022 New England Summer Sports Clinic
  • 7/16/22: VFW National Convention - Kansas City, MO
  • 7/17/22: VFW National Convention - Kansas City, MO
  • 7/18/22: VFW National Convention - Kansas City, MO
  • 7/19/22: VFW National Convention - Kansas City, MO
  • 7/20/22: VFW National Convention - Kansas City, MO
  • 7/21/22: VFW National Convention - Kansas City, MO
  • 7/27/22: Korean War ended (1953)
  • 7/27/22: National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day
  • 7/28/22: World War I Began (1914)
  • 7/28/22: VFW Post 174 (Sylvester S. Payne Post) Established (1919)
  • 7/30/22: VFW Post 172 (Baglio-Tocci Post) Established (1919)
August 2022
  • 8/2/22: Gulf War Began (1990)
  • 8/6/22: VFW Post 183 (Johnson/Gilchrist/Goff Post) Established (1919)
  • 8/8/22: Victory Day (Only Rhode Island)
  • 8/19/22: National Budget & Finance Committee Meeting - Kansas City, MO
  • 8/20/22: National Council of Administration Meeting - Kansas City, MO
  • 8/21/22: National Council of Administration Meeting - Kansas City, MO
  • 8/25/22: Commander-in-Chief's Homecoming - Chandler, AZ
  • 8/26/22: Women's Equality Day
  • 8/29/22: U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Established (1916)
September 2022
  • 9/2/22: V-J Day (1945)
  • 9/4/22: VFW Post 45 (Carmino M. Calvitto Memorial Post) Established (1910)
  • 9/5/22: Labor Day
  • 9/11/22: Patriot Day
  • 9/12/22: Fall Legislative Committee Meeting - Washington, DC
  • 9/13/22: Fall Legislative Committee Meeting - Washington, DC
  • 9/14/22: Fall Legislative Committee Meeting - Washington, DC
  • 9/15/22: Fall Legislative Committee Meeting - Washington, DC
  • 9/16/22: National POW/MIA Recognition Day
  • 9/17/22: Rhode Island National Guard Retirees' Association Monthly Meeting
  • 9/18/22: U.S. Air Force Established (1947)
  • 9/18/22: U.S. Air National Guard Established (1947)
  • 9/25/22: Gold Star Mother's Day
  • 9/26/22: U.S. Army Military Police Corps Established (1941)
  • 9/29/22: Veterans of foreign Wars of the United States Established (1899)
October 2022
  • 10/10/22: Columbus Day
  • 10/13/22: U.S. Navy Established (1775)
November 2022
  • 11/4/22: Eastern Conference - Manchester, NH
  • 11/5/22: Eastern Conference - Manchester, NH
  • 11/6/22: Eastern Conference - Manchester, NH
  • 11/10/22: U.S. Marine Corps Established (1775)
  • 11/11/22: Armistice Day - World War I Ended (1918)
  • 11/11/22: Veterans Day
  • 11/12/22: Rhode Island National Guard (RING) Military Ball
  • 11/24/22: Thanksgiving Day
December 2022
  • 12/7/22: National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
  • 12/8/22: U.S. Entered World War II (1941)
  • 12/10/22: Rhode Island National Guard Retirees' Association Monthly Meeting
  • 12/13/22: U.S. National Guard Established (1636)
  • 12/13/22: U.S. Army National Guard Established (1636)
  • 12/16/22: Battle of the Bulge Began (1944)
  • 12/18/22: Iraq War Ended (2011)
  • 12/18/22: National Wreaths Across America Day
  • 12/24/22: Christmas Eve
  • 12/25/22: Christmas Day
  • 12/31/22: New Year's Eve
January 2023
  • 1/1/23: New Year's Day
  • 1/1/23: National Awards for Public Servants - Posts to Department Submission Deadline
  • 1/15/23: VOD/PP Winner Packet Due From Department to National
  • 1/16/23: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • 1/25/23: Battle of the Bulge Ends (1945)
  • 1/31/23: VOD/PP Final Department Report to National Deadline 
February 2023
  • 2/19/23: U.S. Coast Guard Reserve Established (1941)
  • 2/21/23: President's Day
  • 2/28/23: Gulf War Ended (1991)
 
March 2023
  • 3/3/23: U.S. Navy Reserve Established (1915)
  • 3/20/23: Iraq War Began (2003)
  • 3/25/23: National Medal of Honor Day
  • 3/29/23: National Vietnam War Veterans Day
April 2023
  • 4/5/23: Gold Star Spouses Day
  • 4/6/23: U.S. Entered World War I (1917)
May 2023
 
June 2023
  • 6/9/23: VFWRI & VFWRI Auxiliary Joint Memorial Service
  • 6/9/23: VFWRI Awards Banquet
  • 6/10/23: VFW Department Convention - Business Session



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