VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS BATTLEFIELD POST 98087168 Flag Lane Mechanicsville, Virginia 23111
If you have a flag that needs to be retired, Post 9808 has a drop box just for that purpose. The drop box is located just to the left of the front door.
Mark Your Calendar
Bingo Is Here
Where: VFW Post 9808
When: Wednesday and Friday Nights
Time: Doors will Open at 5:00 pm
Instant/Pull Tabs will be sold starting at 5:00 pm
Bingo Calling will begin at 7:00 pm
Mask are optional, we will NOT supply mask.
Do NOT come if you have any of the COVID-19 symptoms.
Color Guard Recruiting
We need personnel to fill slots with our Post Color Guard unit. Looking for individuals with prior experience with marching in parades, presenting colors, part of rifle detail and folding coffin flag for funerals of veterans. Must be able to perform weekday and weekend details.
Uniforms will be provided, and we will be setting practice times to establish comfort levels and proficiency with providing rifle volleys. We follow US Army dress blue uniform standards and manuals for movement.
Individuals interested, please contact Color Guard Captain Herb Melson at (c) 703-507-0962 or email Herb Melson
VFW Post 9808 Riders
The Post 9808 Riders will have fellowship and a meeting on the 4th Thursdays of the month. The fellowship starts at 6:00 pm and the meeting starts at 6:30 pm. This is open to all Rider members and any one that is interested in joining our group. This month, we will be updating the Riders registration and liability forms, planning rides and the way ahead. If you have questions, contact Paul Smith at email@example.com
Commander – Doris Wollett
Sr. Vice Commander – Paul Smith
Jr. Vice Commander – Phil Hudson
Quartermaster – Joanne Smith
Chaplain – Thomas Bynum
Judge Advocate – Boyd Burnett
Adjutant – Robert Barnette
Surgeon – Wade Cole
1st Year Trustee – Brooks McCormick
2nd Year Trustee – Michael Knox
3rd Year Trustee – Ron Scoville
1st Year Club Committee – Mac McCormick
2nd Year Club Committee – Wade Cole
3rd Year Club Committee – Ed Mann
Service Officer – Eddie Hinton
VFW Auxiliary Officers
President – Vivian White
Sr. Vice President – Krystine Boehme
Jr. Vice President – Diane Melson
Secretary – Vivian White
Treasurer – Dana Rivera
Conductress – Marilyn Smith
Guard – Michelle Smith
1st Year Trustee – Diane Melson
2nd Year Trustee – Donna Bissey
3rd Year Trustee – Wanda Hall
Historian – Diane Melson
Patriotic Instructor – Edith Jones
Chaplain – Laura Diane Absher
Post 9808 News
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