Programs

Veteran Affairs:

Opens our home to VFW Post 7041, Submarine Veterans USS Scamp Base, Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 0493 and a Civitan International Club to hold their meetings and special events.

Conduct annual “Freedom Ride” conducted annually on Independence Day. Members visit and deliver to toiletries to snacks to hospitalized Veterans at the VA Hospital La Jolla and Veterans at the Chula Vista Veterans home thanking them for our Nation’s Independence.

Assists VFW Post 7041 with an annual donation of $2,000.00 to the VA Hospital La Jolla.

Assists VFW Post 7041 with an annual donation of $2,000.00 to the Chula Vista Veterans Home.

We have one of  San Diego County’s best Service Officers who assist’s Veterans with VA Benefits and resources on education, employment and medical benefits previously earned.

National Security:

Provide Honor Graduates from MCB Camp Pendleton’s Combat Hunter Course with an engraved machete.

Conduct annual “Hearts to Feed 100” Thanksgiving Food Drive for local Military Families. We provide 50 Military families with a Thanksgiving Meal at MCB Camp Pendleton  and 50 Thanksgiving meals to Military families at to MCAS Miramar.

Provide transportation for Marines and Sailors from HMLA 369 who are unable to be home for the holiday to our Post Thanksgiving Day of camaraderie, football, billiards and a home cooked meal.

Conduct annual “Support Our Troops Christmas Party” for Military Families with extraordinary circumstances with Christmas dinners, gifts from Santa and a party complete with pictures with Santa, face painting, Christmas cookie decorating and Christmas carols.

Assists VFW Post 7041 with an annual donation of $2,000.00 to the Semper Fi Fund @ MCB Camp Pendleton.

Americanism:

Sponsors (6) High School Boys for California Boys State.

Co-sponsors with VFW 7041 and the City of Vista for the planning, coordination and execution of the Cities  annual Memorial Day Ceremony.

Contributes annually to the American Legion Oratorical Contest for participating High School Students.

Children & Youth:

Presents the American Legion Scholastic Achievement Medal and Military Excellence Medals to deserving JROTC Cadets at San Marcos High School and Vista High School.

Annually sponsors an American Little League Baseball Team.

Conducts annual Halloween Party for local children.