The Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Department of California facilitates several annual programs that promote greater community involvement. The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2070 Arcadia-Monrovia and its auxiliary component are active in the community.

The annual VFW programs include Buddy Poppies, Voice of Democracy, Patriot's Pen, Toys for Tots, Teacher of the Year, among other awards and programs. Post 2070 also has its own active honor guard, which renders military honors.