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

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 fidovfw9808@gmail.com

Post Officers

Commander – Doris Wollett
Sr. Vice Commander – Ray Otto
Jr. Vice Commander – Phil Hudson
Quartermaster – Joanne Smith
Chaplain – Ron Scoville
Judge Advocate – Boyd Burnett
Adjutant – Robert Barnette
Surgeon – Wade Cole

1st Year Trustee – Brooks McCormick
2nd Year Trustee – Michael Knox
3rd Year Trustee – Bill Collins
1st Year Club Committee – Mac McCormick
2nd Year Club Committee – Wade Cole          

3rd Year Club Committee – Paul Smith
Service Officer – Eddie Hinton

NEXT 5 DAYS EVENTS

Jan
28
Fri
8:00 am Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
Jan 28 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808 | Mechanicsville | Virginia | United States
All Breakfast Meals are $6 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
Jan 28 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Dinner - Dine in and Pickup - (4:00 PM to 6:30 PM) - Call (804) 746-9808 @ VFW 9808 | Mechanicsville | Virginia | United States
Dinner – Dine in and Pickup – (4:00 PM to 6:30 PM) – Call (804) 746-9808
7:00 pm Bingo – VFW Post 9808
Bingo – VFW Post 9808
Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Bingo - VFW Post 9808
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 Due to COVID-19 we have to abide by both state and Health[...]
7:00 pm Corn Hole (Friday)
Corn Hole (Friday)
Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Corn Hole (Friday)
 
Jan
31
Mon
8:00 am Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
Jan 31 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808 | Mechanicsville | Virginia | United States
All Breakfast Meals are $6 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[...]
Feb
1
Tue
8:00 am Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
Feb 1 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808 | Mechanicsville | Virginia | United States
All Breakfast Meals are $6 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
Feb 1 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Dinner - Dine in and Pickup - (4:00 PM to 6:30 PM) - Call (804) 746-9808 @ VFW 9808 | Mechanicsville | Virginia | United States
Dinner – Dine in and Pickup – (4:00 PM to 6:30 PM) – Call (804) 746-9808

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

VFW POST 9808 JANUARY 2022 NEWSLETTER

VFW POST 9808 JANUARY 2022 NEWSLETTER

Comrades, The Holidays have come and gone and I hope each of you had a wonderful time with family and friends and of course, I hope Santa paid each of you a visit.  Now it is time to begin a new year.  We are planning on having more times of fellowship and...

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VFW POST 9808 DECEMBER 2021 NEWSLETTER

VFW POST 9808 DECEMBER 2021 NEWSLETTER

Commander’s Message Comrades, I think we can honestly say cold weather is here.  Close those vents around the foundation of your house and disconnect the water hoses so they don’t freeze.  Change out the filters of your heat system and make sure you seal any...

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VFW POST 9808 NOVEMBER 2021 NEWSLETTER

VFW POST 9808 NOVEMBER 2021 NEWSLETTER

Commander’s Message Comrades,The weather has turned cooler and it’s time to make sure you are ready for winter. Have your heat checked now. Don’t wait until it gets cold and then you find out there is a problem. Make sure your gutters stay clean and try to keep the...

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VFW POST 9808 OCTOBER 2021 NEWSLETTER

VFW POST 9808 OCTOBER 2021 NEWSLETTER

Commander’s Message Comrades,Lots has been going on at the Post. If you have not been by, please take some time and check out what’shappening. You may see some changes in the appearance of things. Volunteers have been busy sprucing things up. It takes a lot to...

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VFW POST 9808 SEPTEMBER 2021 NEWSLETTER

COMMANDERS MESSAGE Comrades,Thank you to everyone that has stepped up in support of OUR Post. Your volunteering means this Post will continue to thrive. There are so many ways that you can volunteer and we can use more of you to help out. Of course, BINGO continues to...

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VFW POST 9808 AUGUST 2021 NEWSLETTER

VFW POST 9808 AUGUST 2021 NEWSLETTER

Commander’s Message Comrades,We have had a busy month and it doesn't look like things are letting up, but that is a good thing. The Post is almost back to conducting business like we have in the past. You no longer have to wear a mask if you have been fully...

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Monday 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Tuesday – Friday 8:00 AM – 6:30 PM

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