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Members of the VFW posts and groups recognized as most productive in the 2012 Christmas Toys for Tots Drive are, from left, Cheryl Perez (Post 1207), Virgil Whitehead (Post 1207), Major Craig Dupill (4th Tanks Exec. Ofc.), Andrew Genninger (Posts 1207/1924), Lt. Col Banning (4th Tanks C.O.), Chase Hartman (San Diego Chargers Community Relations) and Audra DeGroote (Post 1207).
Members of the VFW posts and groups recognized as most productive in the 2012 Christmas Toys for Tots Drive are, from left, Cheryl Perez (Post 1207), ...

Fallbrook VFW Post 1924 honored


Thursday, March 28th, 2013
Issue 13, Volume 17.
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SAN DIEGO - The Marine Corps’ Reserves 4th Tank Battalion, stationed at the Miramar Marine Corps Air Base, and responsible for all Toys-for-Tots activity in San Diego County, honored Fallbrook’s VFW Post 1924, at a ceremony in the officer’s club aboard the air base on Feb. 5.

Post 1924, in a joint effort with the Marine Corps League’s Colonel Mitchell Paige, Medal of Honor Detachment 1207, captured high honors along with the San Diego Chargers Football Team as the most productive entities in the 2012 Christmas Toys for Tots Drive.

Lt. Col. David Banning, commanding officer of the 4th Tank Battalion at Miramar praised the untiring efforts of the participants, and the San Diego community, for their generosity in contributions of toys and money during the months-long activity leading-up to the distribution of their largesse to needy children and families in San Diego County.


 

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Comment Profile ImageThankyou Col. and VFW!
Comment #1 | Tuesday, Apr 2, 2013 at 2:10 am
Great story!! God bless everyone at the VFW! God bless Col.Paige and Lt. Col. David Banning! You folks are wonderful... I am so proud of everyone who gave their time, love, and Christmas cheer... You touched my heart.
Comment Profile ImageVFW Post 1924
Comment #2 | Wednesday, Apr 3, 2013 at 2:46 pm
Thank you comment #1. The VFW Hall in Fallbrook is a warm and friendly place, we serve dinners on Monday (burgers), Wednesday (pasta) and Friday (cooks choice) and we are open to the public on those evenings, starting at 5pm. Come on down! We are the best kept secret in town.

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