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 This branch in Vernon, British Columbia, was initially established as a section of the Vancouver branch ( to become known as the "Okanagan" Section") on May 23, 1965, however, it was formally established as independent Branch # 28 on October 11, 1981.


One of the branch's most storied members was Col. Adam Kropinski who fought in World War One defending the city of Lwow. The outbreak of World War Two found him in the 2nd Air Force Regiment in Krakow. After the September Campaign he made his way to France and then England, where he trained pilots. Later, he flew with 300 Squadron. He was decorated with the Virtuti Militari Cross and the Distinguished Flying Cross by His Majesty's government.  In addition, he had been decorated with the Defenders of the Eastern Territories Cross.