VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS BATTLEFIELD POST 9808

7168 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.

Flag Drop Box

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Bingo Is Here

Who: Open to the Public
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

Concessions are available

 

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, contact Interim Color Guard Captain Thomas Bynum at 804-982-0044 or email pastorthomasbynum@gmail.com.

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 Ron Scoville by email @ ronscov@gmail.com.

Post Officers

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 – Mike Knox
2nd Year Trustee – Bill Collins
3rd Year Trustee – Ron Scoville
Service Officer – Eddie Hinton

NEXT 5 DAYS EVENTS

Dec
7
Wed
7:00 pm Bingo – VFW Post 9808
Bingo – VFW Post 9808
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Bingo - VFW Post 9808
This is open to the public 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 Concessions available  
Dec
8
Thu
8:00 am Breakfast & Lunch (Made-To-Order) @ VFW POST 9808
Breakfast & Lunch (Made-To-Order) @ VFW POST 9808
Dec 8 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Breakfast & Lunch (Made-To-Order) @ VFW POST 9808 | Mechanicsville | Virginia | United States
All Breakfast Meals are $7 and include a drink 2 Eggs with Bacon or Sausage, Toast, Potatoes Omelet (Ham, Bacon, or Sausage) with Toast, Potatoes French Toast, Pancakes, or a Waffle with Bacon or Sausage[...]
3:00 pm Notary Services Available at VFW... @ VFW POST 9808
Notary Services Available at VFW... @ VFW POST 9808
Dec 8 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Notary Services Available at VFW Post 9808 @ VFW POST 9808 | Mechanicsville | Virginia | United States
Notary Services are offered at VFW Post 9808 on the first Monday of each month from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.  Notary Services will also be offered on the second and fourth Thursdays of the[...]
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Dinner – Dine in and Pickup – (4... @ VFW 9808
Dec 8 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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Dinner – Dine in and Pickup – (4:00 PM to 7:00 PM) – Call (804) 746-9808
Dec
9
Fri
8:00 am Breakfast & Lunch (Made-To-Order) @ VFW POST 9808
Breakfast & Lunch (Made-To-Order) @ VFW POST 9808
Dec 9 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Breakfast & Lunch (Made-To-Order) @ VFW POST 9808 | Mechanicsville | Virginia | United States
All Breakfast Meals are $7 and include a drink 2 Eggs with Bacon or Sausage, Toast, Potatoes Omelet (Ham, Bacon, or Sausage) with Toast, Potatoes French Toast, Pancakes, or a Waffle with Bacon or Sausage[...]
4:00 pm Dinner – Dine in and Pickup – (4... @ VFW 9808
Dinner – Dine in and Pickup – (4... @ VFW 9808
Dec 9 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Dinner - Dine in and Pickup - (4:00 PM to 7:00 PM) - Call (804) 746-9808 @ VFW 9808 | Mechanicsville | Virginia | United States
Dinner – Dine in and Pickup – (4:00 PM to 7:00 PM) – Call (804) 746-9808
7:00 pm Bingo – VFW Post 9808
Bingo – VFW Post 9808
Dec 9 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Bingo - VFW Post 9808
This is open to the public 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 Concessions available  
Dec
11
Sun
2:00 pm Bingo – VFW 3rd District @ VFW 9808
Bingo – VFW 3rd District @ VFW 9808
Dec 11 @ 2:00 pm
Bingo - VFW 3rd District @ VFW 9808
Bingo – Hosted by VFW 3rd District OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Dec
12
Mon
8:00 am Breakfast & Lunch (Made-To-Order) @ VFW POST 9808
Breakfast & Lunch (Made-To-Order) @ VFW POST 9808
Dec 12 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Breakfast & Lunch (Made-To-Order) @ VFW POST 9808 | Mechanicsville | Virginia | United States
All Breakfast Meals are $7 and include a drink 2 Eggs with Bacon or Sausage, Toast, Potatoes Omelet (Ham, Bacon, or Sausage) with Toast, Potatoes French Toast, Pancakes, or a Waffle with Bacon or Sausage[...]
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Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm
Bingo - Mechanicsville Athletic Boosters @ VFW 9808
Bingo – Hosted by Mechanicsville Athletic Boosters OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

VFW Auxiliary Officers

President – Vivian White
Sr. Vice President – Nancy Smithson
Jr. Vice President – Diane Melson
Secretary – Vivian White
Treasurer – Dana Rivera
Conductress – Marilyn Smith
Guard – Michelle Smith
1st Year Trustee – Wanda Hall
2nd Year Trustee – Myrtle Starling
3rd Year Trustee – Krystine Boehme
Historian – Gayle Meadows
Patriotic Instructor – Edith Jones
Chaplain – Laura Diane Absher

Post 9808 News

VFW POST 9808 OCTOBER NEWSLETTER

VFW POST 9808 OCTOBER NEWSLETTER

Commander’s Message Summer is winding down and fall is on its way. With the change of season comes leaves falling and lots of clean-up of our yards. Be careful as you reach down to pick up things. Snakes might just be hiding underneath those leaves or up against the...

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VFW POST 9808 SEPTEMBER NEWSLETTER

VFW POST 9808 SEPTEMBER NEWSLETTER

COMMANDER’S MESSAGE We did it!! Post 9808 was awarded the high level of achievement of All American. It took the entire membership to make this happen. Congratulations to every Member. I even had the honor of walking up on the stage to receive the award at the...

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VFW POST 9808 AUGUST NEWSLETTER

VFW POST 9808 AUGUST NEWSLETTER

COMMANDER’S MESSAGE Congratulations to Post 9808 for achieving All State and being recognized at the State Convention. I also have been notified that we are being honored for making All American. I will receive our award while at the National Convention. These two...

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Calling all veterans

Calling all veterans

To commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the Band of Brothers miniseries release, the VFW Post 9808 is going to host a series of events at VFW Post 9808 highlighting WWII and the award winning miniseries that documented the exploits of an individual WWII Airborne...

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    WASHINGTON - As we prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday, I would like all of us to reflect with thankfulness in our hearts on the precious gifts of family, friends and comrades we have in our lives. Those of us who have seen conflicts around the world, know all too well… Read more »
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    The following is an Op-ed by VFW National Commander Tim Borland, published by Military Times. WASHINGTON - When a recruit joins the U.S. military, they have a lot of tasks to complete - paperwork and ID cards, physicals, boot camp, and training for their military occupational specialty - all responsibilities… Read more »
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    WASHINGTON - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is today announcing an agreement in which it is entrusting the experienced environmental litigation team at the law firm of Baird Mandalas Brockstedt Federico & Cardea (BMBFC Law) with guiding and assisting its members in navigating legal claims related to exposure to… Read more »
  • Leaving Afghanistan - One Year Later
    WASHINGTON - We all knew the war had to come to an end, but as the world watched the U.S.'s chaotic and heart-wrenching withdrawal from Afghanistan, we never expected it to end that way. Today marks the one-year anniversary of the end of the longest war in U.S. history. From… Read more »
  • Unidos: VFW Commemorates National Hispanic Heritage Month Observance
    WASHINGTON - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) recognizes all service members, veterans, comrades, and their families of Hispanic heritage in commemorating the National Hispanic Heritage Month Observance Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. Woven into the fabric of our country's fight for freedom, Hispanic Americans have served in large numbers… Read more »
  • It's National VFW Day!
    WASHINGTON - Sept. 29 is National Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Day, celebrating one of the largest and most established organization of war veterans in the United States. It is a day celebrated not only by its members at Posts throughout the country and around the world, but also by… Read more »
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  • What Does Veteran’s Day Mean To You?
    There are many veterans, men and women, which I have spoken with over the years. Some with burdens heavier than others, with a darkness that continues to hover over them all these years later. The post What Does Veteran’s Day Mean To You? appeared first on US Military. Read more »
  • The Best Time for a Veteran to Purchase a New HomeThe Best Time for a Veteran to Purchase a New Home
    In the United States, 80% of veterans own their homes. That means there are more veteran homes than there are civilian ones, and that statistic proves how dedicated vets are to providing for their families. Of course, many veterans are still searching for the right home. And if you’re one of them,… Read more »
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    If you are someone who has ever considered joining the military, the navy might just be right for you. Navy members are specifically tasked with protecting the nation’s seas. The dedication and commitment that members of the navy must demonstrate is commendable, so it is important to discuss the responsibilities… Read more »
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    Signing up for the United States Military is a decision many Americans make at a very early age. To show their appreciation and ensure our 17-million veterans have the resources they need once service ends, the U.S. has developed different departments of veteran affairs.   Services to our nation’s veterans date back to… Read more »
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POST HOURS

Monday & Tuesday 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Wednesday – Closed

Thursday 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM & 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Friday 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM & 4:00 PM to 12:00 AM

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