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  • WASHINGTON – In a letter sent to the Office of the Secretary of the U.S. Navy, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) National Commander Matthew "Fritz" Mihelcic urged Secretary Carlos Del Toro to name the newest commissioned surface combatant ship the […]
  • GEORGETOWN, Texas – Sport Clips Haircuts kicks off its Help A Hero veteran scholarship campaign today to benefit scholarships for U.S. service members and veterans – the largest scholarship program of its kind. Donations can be made now through November […]
  • KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is pleased to announce participating BURGER KING® franchise restaurants will again raise funds throughout the month of November in support of the VFW's Unmet Needs program. Now in its 15th […]
  • WASHINGTON – For the members the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), as well as the millions of others who have worn the cloth of our military, all veterans share a common bond. At one time in their lives, they raised […]
  • WASHINGTON – On Veterans Day, the Biden Administration announced a series of actions that VA will take to address the health conditions veterans experience due to burn pits and other toxic exposures. The announcement was well-received by the Veterans of […]
  • WASHINGTON – The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is pleased to announce it's joining a coalition of more than 250 front-line and local organizations, major corporations, nonprofits, veterans service organizations, and prominent leaders in welcoming and supporting Afghan families evacuated […]
  • WASHINGTON – In a memorandum issued Nov. 17, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III acknowledged the economic challenges impacting many service members and their families as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and outlined the steps the Department of […]
  • WASHINGTON – On a bright, sunny December day in 2011, in a hangar on Pope Field, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, then-President Barack Obama addressed a crowd of service members, military families, VIPs and media packed into the space." Tomorrow, the […]
  • WASHINGTON – The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) salutes the life of former U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Georgia), who passed away Sunday at the age of 76. Isakson began his life of public service as an Air National Guardsman in […]
  • WASHINGTON – The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) extends a heartfelt season's greetings to everyone, especially to the thousands of service members and their families who are apart during the holidays. Because of their sacrifice, our nation remains safe, secure […]

VFW National News

VFW National News

  • WASHINGTON – In a letter sent to the Office of the Secretary of the U.S. Navy, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) National Commander Matthew "Fritz" Mihelcic urged Secretary Carlos Del Toro to name the newest commissioned surface combatant ship the USS Telesforo Trinidad, after a sailor who earned the Medal of Honor for his actions more than 100 years ago. "The VFW strongly believes […]
  • GEORGETOWN, Texas – Sport Clips Haircuts kicks off its Help A Hero veteran scholarship campaign today to benefit scholarships for U.S. service members and veterans – the largest scholarship program of its kind. Donations can be made now through November 13 at any Sport Clips location or by texting "HERO" to 71777. On Veterans Day, November 11, participating stores will offer free haircuts for […]
  • KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is pleased to announce participating BURGER KING® franchise restaurants will again raise funds throughout the month of November in support of the VFW's Unmet Needs program. Now in its 15th year, the annual campaign encourages BURGER KING® customers to donate $1 or more to the program with their purchase. "With even more service members […]
  • WASHINGTON – For the members the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), as well as the millions of others who have worn the cloth of our military, all veterans share a common bond. At one time in their lives, they raised their right hand and solemnly swore an oath to "support and defend the Constitution of the United States." No matter if they served for […]
  • WASHINGTON – On Veterans Day, the Biden Administration announced a series of actions that VA will take to address the health conditions veterans experience due to burn pits and other toxic exposures. The announcement was well-received by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), as it has continuously urged Congress and both the current and previous administrations to address toxic exposure since the issue came […]

John Smith Jr.

From Ron Scoville: Please have this posted to our members.

John Smith Jr., 94 years young passed away August 21, 2020. There will be a virtual funeral Wednesday 8/26/2020 at 13:00 from Bennett Funeral Home. For more details follow this link to the online obituary.

Next 10 Days Events

May
16
Mon
8:00 am Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
May 16 @ 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[...]
May
17
Tue
7:00 am Police Breakfast
Police Breakfast
May 17 @ 7:00 am
Police Breakfast
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8:00 am Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
May 17 @ 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
May 17 @ 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) 746-9808Share this:TwitterFacebookPrint
May
18
Wed
8:00 am Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
May 18 @ 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[...]
10:30 am Bingo – VFW Post 10657 @ VFW 9808
Bingo – VFW Post 10657 @ VFW 9808
May 18 @ 10:30 am
Bingo - VFW Post 10657 @ VFW 9808
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4:00 pm Dinner – Dine in and Pickup – (4... @ VFW 9808
Dinner – Dine in and Pickup – (4... @ VFW 9808
May 18 @ 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) 746-9808Share this:TwitterFacebookPrint
7:00 pm Bingo – VFW Post 9808
Bingo – VFW Post 9808
May 18 @ 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[...]
May
19
Thu
8:00 am Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
May 19 @ 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[...]
9:00 am Henrico Firefighter Breakfast
Henrico Firefighter Breakfast
May 19 @ 9:00 am
Henrico Firefighter Breakfast
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
May 19 @ 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) 746-9808Share this:TwitterFacebookPrint
7:00 pm MOC/MOCA #13 Meeting
MOC/MOCA #13 Meeting
May 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
MOC/MOCA #13 Meeting
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May
20
Fri
8:00 am Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
May 20 @ 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[...]
8:30 am Virginia Air National Guard Reti...
Virginia Air National Guard Reti...
May 20 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
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4:00 pm Dinner – Dine in and Pickup – (4... @ VFW 9808
Dinner – Dine in and Pickup – (4... @ VFW 9808
May 20 @ 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) 746-9808Share this:TwitterFacebookPrint
7:00 pm Bingo – VFW Post 9808
Bingo – VFW Post 9808
May 20 @ 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)
May 20 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Corn Hole (Friday)
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May
21
Sat
12:00 pm Army National Guard Lunch @ VFW POST 9808
Army National Guard Lunch @ VFW POST 9808
May 21 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Army National Guard Lunch @ VFW POST 9808 | Mechanicsville | Virginia | United States
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May
22
Sun
2:00 pm Bingo – VFW 3rd District @ VFW 9808
Bingo – VFW 3rd District @ VFW 9808
May 22 @ 2:00 pm
Bingo - VFW 3rd District @ VFW 9808
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May
23
Mon
8:00 am Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
May 23 @ 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[...]
May
24
Tue
8:00 am Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
May 24 @ 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[...]
9:00 am Red Cross Blood Drive @ VFW POST 9808
Red Cross Blood Drive @ VFW POST 9808
May 24 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Red Cross Blood Drive @ VFW POST 9808 | Mechanicsville | Virginia | United States
If you are interested in donating you need to call the Red Cross and make an appointment for the dates below at Post 9808.  Walk-ins are not allowed at this time.  You can either call[...]
4:00 pm Dinner – Dine in and Pickup – (4... @ VFW 9808
Dinner – Dine in and Pickup – (4... @ VFW 9808
May 24 @ 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) 746-9808Share this:TwitterFacebookPrint
May
25
Wed
8:00 am Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
May 25 @ 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[...]
9:00 am Lonesome Dove Equestrian Center ...
Lonesome Dove Equestrian Center ...
May 25 @ 9:00 am
Lonesome Dove Equestrian Center Leave Post at 9 AM
The members leave the post at 10:00 AM. Lonesome Dove   Share this:TwitterFacebookPrint
10:30 am Bingo – VFW Post 10657 @ VFW 9808
Bingo – VFW Post 10657 @ VFW 9808
May 25 @ 10:30 am
Bingo - VFW Post 10657 @ VFW 9808
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4:00 pm Dinner – Dine in and Pickup – (4... @ VFW 9808
Dinner – Dine in and Pickup – (4... @ VFW 9808
May 25 @ 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) 746-9808Share this:TwitterFacebookPrint
7:00 pm Bingo – VFW Post 9808
Bingo – VFW Post 9808
May 25 @ 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[...]
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 FEBRUARY 2022 NEWSLETTER

VFW POST 9808 FEBRUARY 2022 NEWSLETTER

Commander’s Message Comrades, The New Year has come in with some arctic weather.  We have survived two snow/sleet storms and more is in the forecast.  Hopefully, you did fine with the cold and stayed warm and safe.  Make sure your generator is in top...

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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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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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VFW POST 9808 JULY 2021 NEWSLETTER

VFW POST 9808 JULY 2021 NEWSLETTER

Comrades,Thank you so much for your confidence in electing me as your Commander. I promise to do my best to make the right decisions for the Post and all its members. The new slate of Officers for 2021-2022 will have the best interest of the Post in mind as they...

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