Share on Facebook Follow on Facebook Add to Google+ Connect on Linked in Subscribe by Email Print This Post See Image Gallery. Taking part in the observation of the 238th birthday of the United States Navy at VFW Post 1924 on October 11 are, from left, visitor Joe Mortimer, and locals Commander Fred Snyder, Jack Parkinson and Dave Marvin. Mortimer A place setting for those servicemen who are POW/MIA remains empty in honor of the veterans who everyone hopes will return home. The birthday ceremony at the Fallbrook VFW Post 1924 on Oct. 11 was held after Trish From left, getting ready to conduct the ceremonial cutting of the cake with a sabre, done by the oldest and youngest Navy veterans present, are Ralph Boyll, Jr., 92, Gary Senz, 43, and Joe Mortimer. Senz is a member of the Post and lives here in Fallbrook. Fallbrook VFW celebrates Navy’s 238th birthday added by Newsroom on October 24, 2013 View all posts by Newsroom → 3 Responses to "Fallbrook VFW celebrates Navy’s 238th birthday" Redneck Bill October 26, 2013 at 8:56 pm On behalf of my lovely wife, a 29 year Navy veteran, and my son, a Marine currently deployed in Afghanistan, of which the Marine Corps is a department of the Navy (the men’s department), and on my own Merchant Marine behalf, I wish the Navy a Happy 238th Birthday. I wish I was in my mess dress teaching Navy sailors how to be sailors. Reply Pink October 29, 2013 at 11:44 am My wonderful husband is retired Army, my son in law is a Marine. Congratulations to the Navy for 238 years of defending our freedoms. Reply Fallbrook res. November 3, 2013 at 6:17 pm Happy Birthday! We as a 23 year Retired Marine family have our Marine Corp Birthday on November 10th. the day we married too. He never forgets our wedding date, hee hee! Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.