WELCOME TO CHICO

Serving Veterans since 1928
VFW  Post 1555, Chico, CA was established in 1928 to provide support and assistance to veterans in the Chico area.
 
Before entering our site please enjoy the Armed Forces Medley
 
 

A local source of support/assistance for all Veterans.
"Non sibi sed patriae" or "not for self, but country"  
 
 

Helping Our Veterans in times of Need

To listen to your service song please go to Resources and click on Service Songs.

For information about our site and how to navigate it please click on "About" then go to "About Our Website" and scroll through the information.

 

 


Announcements

          
 
June is "National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month", and is intended to raise public awareness related to PTSD, reduce the stigma associated with PTSD , and help ensure that those suffering rom the invisible wounds of war receive proper treatment.  Sunday June 27, 2021 is also PTSD Awareness Day - Spread the Word.
 
Saturday, June 12th is Women Veterans Day. This day is the anniversary of the signing of the Women's Armed Services integration Act.
"The defense of our nation is a shared responsibility. Women have served in the defense of this land for years before our United States was born. They have contributed their talents, skills and courage to this endeavor for more than two centuries with an astounding record of achievement that stretches from Lexington and Concord to the Persian Gulf and beyond.”
Retired Gen. Gordon R. Sullivan
Chief of Staff of the Army, 1991-1995

 

 
FLAG DAY
 

 
  • Flag Day for the year 2021 is celebrated/ observed on Monday, June 14th. Flag Day is observed on June 14 to honor and commemorate the adoption of the American flag which occurred on this day in 1777 by the Second Continental Congress. The United States Army also celebrates its birthday on this day.

Post Re-opening:  Post 1555 is now open for regular meetings at our hall.  Meetings are held the 1st Tuesday of each month. 

 Buddy Poppies: We are also pleased to announce that our Buddy Poppy distribution will commenced on Memorial Day.  Buddy Poppies will be available on future holidays.



 

News & Events

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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.

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OUR MISSION

 
PLEASE ENJOY THIS VIDEO WHILE YOU BROWSE THIS PAGE
 
  

The purpose of VFW Post 1555, Chico, CA. 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.
 
Abraham Lincoln is purported to have said; "Nearly all men can stand adversity but if you want to test a man's character give him power."
 
To rephrase that quotation, and relate it to the members of VFW Post 1555; "Nearly all who are serving or who have served our country have experienced adversity but all maintained their character."
 
We hope you find our site useful and informative.  For information about Post 1555 please call Mike Halldorson at (530)513-3730) or email halldorson681@comcast.net.  For information/comments and/or suggestions related to the website please call Pat Hurton at (530)343-4060 or email patrick.hurton@gmail.com