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  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • WASHINGTON – After years of persistent advocacy, National Commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Tim Borland, families of loved ones affected by toxic exposures and other veteran service organizations, stood together behind President Joseph Biden at the White […]
  • 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 […]
  • WASHINGTON – The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) commended Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee leadership following today's announcement of reaching a bipartisan deal on the Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Honoring Our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act of 2022, known […]
  • KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough is one of many featured speakers who will join more than 10,000 members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and its Auxiliary during the 123rd VFW National Convention as […]
  • WASHINGTON – Despite news reports of veteran suicide numbers at their lowest since 2006, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is urging the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct further, in-depth research on the topic following the release of […]
  • WASHINGTON – On Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) joins in with our grateful nation in celebrating the birthday of the U.S. Air Force, who has protected and defended our country for the past 75 years. […]
  • WASHINGTON – The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is proud to announce that it has been awarded a Wounded Warrior Project® grant in the amount of $250,000 that will continue to help more transitioning military to receive their earned disability […]
  • WASHINGTON – On National POW/MIA Recognition Day, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) reminds every American to never forget to honor those who were held captive and returned and those who remain missing in action. Established through proclamation signed by […]

VFW National News

VFW National News

  • 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 the generations of veterans, service members, their families and communities that have benefited from […]
  • 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 in every conflict since the Revolutionary War. To celebrate their contributions to the nation, […]
  • WASHINGTON – After years of persistent advocacy, National Commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Tim Borland, families of loved ones affected by toxic exposures and other veteran service organizations, stood together behind President Joseph Biden at the White House as the SFC Heath Robinson Honoring Our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act of 2022, the landmark bill focused on assisting toxic-exposed veterans, […]
  • 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 the U.S. invasion shortly after the devastating attacks on Sep. 11, 2001, to the […]
  • WASHINGTON – The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) commended Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee leadership following today's announcement of reaching a bipartisan deal on the Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Honoring Our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act of 2022, known as the "PACT Act." "Today's announcement from Senators Tester and Moran is a strong show of good faith to the veteran community," said VFW […]

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

Oct
6
Thu
8:00 am Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
Oct 6 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ 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
Oct 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
6:00 pm Liberation Veteran Services – Le...
Liberation Veteran Services – Le...
Oct 6 @ 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
Oct
7
Fri
8:00 am Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
Oct 7 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ 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
Oct 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
7:00 pm Bingo – VFW Post 9808
Bingo – VFW Post 9808
Oct 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  
Oct
9
Sun
2:00 pm Bingo – VFW 3rd District @ VFW 9808
Bingo – VFW 3rd District @ VFW 9808
Oct 9 @ 2:00 pm
Bingo - VFW 3rd District @ VFW 9808
Bingo – Hosted by VFW 3rd District OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Oct
10
Mon
8:00 am Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
Oct 10 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ 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[...]
5:00 pm Color Guard Meeting (E) @ VFW POST 9808
Color Guard Meeting (E) @ VFW POST 9808
Oct 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Color Guard Meeting (E) @ VFW POST 9808 | Mechanicsville | Virginia | United States
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[...]
7:00 pm Bingo – Mechanicsville Athletic ... @ VFW 9808
Bingo – Mechanicsville Athletic ... @ VFW 9808
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm
Bingo - Mechanicsville Athletic Boosters @ VFW 9808
Bingo – Hosted by Mechanicsville Athletic Boosters OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Oct
11
Tue
8:00 am Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
Oct 11 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ 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[...]
9:00 am Bible Study at the Post @ VFW POST 9808
Bible Study at the Post @ VFW POST 9808
Oct 11 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Bible Study at the Post @ VFW POST 9808 | Mechanicsville | Virginia | United States
   
Oct
12
Wed
7:30 am Guideons
Guideons
Oct 12 @ 7:30 am – 10:00 am
Guideons
 
10:30 am Bingo – VFW Post 10657 @ VFW 9808
Bingo – VFW Post 10657 @ VFW 9808
Oct 12 @ 10:30 am
Bingo - VFW Post 10657 @ VFW 9808
Bingo – Hosted by VFW Post 10657 OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
7:00 pm Bingo – VFW Post 9808
Bingo – VFW Post 9808
Oct 12 @ 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  
Oct
13
Thu
8:00 am Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
Oct 13 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ 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
Oct 13 @ 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[...]
4:00 pm Dinner – Dine in and Pickup – (4... @ VFW 9808
Dinner – Dine in and Pickup – (4... @ VFW 9808
Oct 13 @ 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
7:30 pm Auxiliary Meeting
Auxiliary Meeting
Oct 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Auxiliary Meeting
 
7:30 pm Post 9808 Meeting @ VFW 9808
Post 9808 Meeting @ VFW 9808
Oct 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Post 9808 Meeting @ VFW 9808 | Mechanicsville | Virginia | United States
 
Oct
14
Fri
8:00 am Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ VFW POST 9808
Oct 14 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Breakfast & Lunch (MTO) @ 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
Oct 14 @ 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
Oct 14 @ 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  
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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VFW POST 9808 JULY NEWSLETTER

VFW POST 9808 JULY NEWSLETTER

Commander’s Message Summer is here! Lots of sunshine and fresh air is good for the soul. As we enjoy the outdoors,please be aware of the heat and do not get over heated or dehydrated. Drink plenty of water andwear sunscreen. Memorial Day at the Post was very well...

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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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