Duty stations of the membership were found all over the world in every military action including but not limited to Guadalcanal, Tinian, Saipan, New Guinea, Chu Li, Northern Italy, the Mediterranean, the Battle of the Atlantic, France, Germany, Attu and Kiska, North Korea, India-China-Burma Theater, the Battle of Okinawa, Danang, Tarawa, and the Philippines.
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The civilian background of the Post veterans covers a wide range of activities. Many are retired but extremely active in community based volunteer work. Work backgrounds include the California Highway patrol, aerospace, carpenters, electricians, public and vocational school teachers, private business, counseling, oil industry, mining, sales, clergy, sheriffs department, ranching, Edison Company, retired military, engineering, government officials, architecture, nursing, and banking.
Volunteer work and organizations represented include the Lion’s Club, the Rotary Club, Habitat for Humanity, numerous veterans’ support groups, churches, and other civic groups.
Author: David E. Pressey