Fallbrook VFW Post 1924 honored

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.

2 Responses to "Fallbrook VFW Post 1924 honored"

  1. Thankyou Col. and VFW!   April 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.

  2. VFW Post 1924   April 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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