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 – 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

NEXT 5 DAYS EVENTS

Jul
6
Wed
8:00 am Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
Jul 6 @ 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
Jul 6 @ 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
Jul 6 @ 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[...]
Jul
7
Thu
8:00 am Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
Jul 7 @ 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
Jul 7 @ 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
6:00 pm Liberation Veteran Services – Le...
Liberation Veteran Services – Le...
Jul 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Liberation Veteran Services - Leaves Post 6 PM
Contact the Post if you would like to participate. Liberation Veteran Services
Jul
8
Fri
8:00 am Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
Jul 8 @ 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
Jul 8 @ 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
Jul 8 @ 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[...]
Jul
9
Sat
9:00 am SHRED-IT Document Shredding @ VFW POST 9808
SHRED-IT Document Shredding @ VFW POST 9808
Jul 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Document Shredding Shred-It Truck will be at Post 9808 to shred your documents on 15 May 2021 from 0900 to 1200. This is open to anyone that has documents that need shredding.
Jul
11
Mon
8:00 am Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
Jul 11 @ 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[...]

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 June newsletter

VFW POST 9808 June newsletter

commanders messgae Warm weather is just around the corner.   We are getting a few sneak peeks every few days.  If you are doing anything outside, be sure and have some cool water nearby and do not get overheated.  Yard work can take a lot out of us if we try to do it...

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VFW POST 9808 MAY NEWSLETTER

VFW POST 9808 MAY NEWSLETTER

Comrades, Some days I think Spring is here but then the next day or even later in the same day it seems old man Winter has returned.  Regardless, we need to get our lawns in shape and all trimmed up.  Try planting some new flowers and sprucing things up a little....

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VFW POST 9808 APRIL NEWSLETTER

VFW POST 9808 APRIL NEWSLETTER

COMMANDER’S MESSAGE Comrades,Spring has arrived with flowers blooming and trees budding. Grass will soon need to be cut and leaves have got to be gotten up. Be careful as you begin this work. You never know what might be hiding in thoseleaves or under something that...

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VFW POST 9808 MARCH 2022 NEWSLETTER

VFW POST 9808 MARCH 2022 NEWSLETTER

Commander’s Message Comrades,Will this cold weather ever go away? I, for one, am ready for warmer temperatures and sunny days. But remember with warm weather comes yard work. It’s time to get your tools and equipment ready for grass cutting season. We have had...

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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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Monday 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Tuesday – Friday 8:00 AM – 6:30 PM

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