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VFW NATIONAL NEWS

  • 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 – 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 […]
  • 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, […]
  • WASHINGTON – The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) joins in with our grateful nation in celebrating the birthday of the U.S. Navy, who has protected and defended freedom both at home and around the globe for the past 247 years. […]
  • KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is pleased to announce that today, TOMS King Services BURGER KING® franchisee's Chief Operating Officer Erin Hasselgren traveled to Salem, Ohio, to present VFW Post 892 and District 6 Commander […]
  • 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 – We have all heard a lot about Camp Lejeune as of late, but what do we know about the man it is named for? On this 247th Marine Corps birthday, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) salutes all […]
  • WASHINGTON – On this Veterans Day, I want all veterans to know that "Every Veteran Counts." That phrase is my guiding slogan during my year as VFW's Commander-in-Chief, and that message is never more relevant on a day set aside […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]

VFW National News

VFW National News

  • 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 – 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 […]
  • 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 they accept as part of wearing the uniform. In return for accepting these responsibilities, […]
  • WASHINGTON – The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) joins in with our grateful nation in celebrating the birthday of the U.S. Navy, who has protected and defended freedom both at home and around the globe for the past 247 years. On Oct. 13, 1775, a resolution of the Continental Congress established what is now the United States Navy with "a swift sailing vessel, to […]
  • KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is pleased to announce that today, TOMS King Services BURGER KING® franchisee's Chief Operating Officer Erin Hasselgren traveled to Salem, Ohio, to present VFW Post 892 and District 6 Commander Douglas Brannon with a $75,000 donation to the VFW Unmet Needs program. The donation, raised by 125 BURGER KING® franchise locations during their month-long […]

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

Jan
30
Mon
8:00 am Breakfast & Lunch (Made-To-Order) @ VFW POST 9808
Breakfast & Lunch (Made-To-Order) @ VFW POST 9808
Jan 30 @ 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
Jan 30 @ 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 – Mechanicsville Athletic ... @ VFW 9808
Bingo – Mechanicsville Athletic ... @ VFW 9808
Jan 30 @ 7:00 pm
Bingo - Mechanicsville Athletic Boosters @ VFW 9808
Bingo – Hosted by Mechanicsville Athletic Boosters OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Jan
31
Tue
8:00 am Breakfast & Lunch (Made-To-Order) @ VFW POST 9808
Breakfast & Lunch (Made-To-Order) @ VFW POST 9808
Jan 31 @ 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
Jan 31 @ 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
Feb
1
Wed
10:30 am Bingo – VFW Post 10657 @ VFW 9808
Bingo – VFW Post 10657 @ VFW 9808
Feb 1 @ 10:30 am
Bingo - VFW Post 10657 @ VFW 9808
Bingo – Hosted by VFW Post 10657 OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
4:00 pm Dinner – Dine in and Pickup – (4... @ VFW 9808
Dinner – Dine in and Pickup – (4... @ VFW 9808
Feb 1 @ 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
6:00 pm Boy Scout Meeting @ VFW POST 9808
Boy Scout Meeting @ VFW POST 9808
Feb 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Boy Scout Meeting @ VFW POST 9808 | Mechanicsville | Virginia | United States
 
7:00 pm Bingo – VFW Post 9808
Bingo – VFW Post 9808
Feb 1 @ 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  
Feb
2
Thu
8:00 am Breakfast & Lunch (Made-To-Order) @ VFW POST 9808
Breakfast & Lunch (Made-To-Order) @ VFW POST 9808
Feb 2 @ 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
Feb 2 @ 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
6:00 pm Liberation Veteran Services – Le...
Liberation Veteran Services – Le...
Feb 2 @ 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
Feb
3
Fri
7:30 am Guideons
Guideons
Feb 3 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 am
Guideons
 
8:00 am Breakfast & Lunch (Made-To-Order) @ VFW POST 9808
Breakfast & Lunch (Made-To-Order) @ VFW POST 9808
Feb 3 @ 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
Feb 3 @ 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
Feb 3 @ 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  
Feb
5
Sun
2:00 pm Bingo – VFW 3rd District @ VFW 9808
Bingo – VFW 3rd District @ VFW 9808
Feb 5 @ 2:00 pm
Bingo - VFW 3rd District @ VFW 9808
Bingo – Hosted by VFW 3rd District OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Feb
6
Mon
8:00 am Breakfast & Lunch (Made-To-Order) @ VFW POST 9808
Breakfast & Lunch (Made-To-Order) @ VFW POST 9808
Feb 6 @ 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[...]
10:00 am Notary Services Available at VFW... @ VFW POST 9808
Notary Services Available at VFW... @ VFW POST 9808
Feb 6 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Notary Services Available at VFW Post 9808 1st Monday @ 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
Feb 6 @ 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
5:00 pm Color Guard Meeting @ VFW POST 9808
Color Guard Meeting @ VFW POST 9808
Feb 6 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Color Guard Meeting @ 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
Feb 6 @ 7:00 pm
Bingo - Mechanicsville Athletic Boosters @ VFW 9808
Bingo – Hosted by Mechanicsville Athletic Boosters OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Feb
7
Tue
8:00 am Breakfast & Lunch (Made-To-Order) @ VFW POST 9808
Breakfast & Lunch (Made-To-Order) @ VFW POST 9808
Feb 7 @ 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
Feb 7 @ 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
Feb
8
Wed
10:30 am Bingo – VFW Post 10657 @ VFW 9808
Bingo – VFW Post 10657 @ VFW 9808
Feb 8 @ 10:30 am
Bingo - VFW Post 10657 @ VFW 9808
Bingo – Hosted by VFW Post 10657 OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
4:00 pm Dinner – Dine in and Pickup – (4... @ VFW 9808
Dinner – Dine in and Pickup – (4... @ VFW 9808
Feb 8 @ 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
VFW POST 9808 January 2023 NEWSLETTER

VFW POST 9808 January 2023 NEWSLETTER

COMMANDER’S MESSAGE Comrades, Where did 2022 go? We shared in a lot of fellowship/comradeship at and away from the Post. We continuedto support Veterans and the community. Going into 2023, we will continue to support Liberation VeteransServices and Lonesome Dove as...

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VFW POST 9808 december NEWSLETTER

VFW POST 9808 december NEWSLETTER

Commander’s Message Comrades, 2022 is coming to a close and we look forward to the new year. This time of the year, we are busy getting ready for the holidays. I ask that we make time and check in on our comrades especially those we haven’t seen in a while.Our...

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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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