Post 3438 - The River Rats
As yesterday's defenders of freedom, we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.  Our common bond is the battlefield, whether it is service in the Persian Gulf, Korea, Kosovo, the war on terrorism or peace-keeping expeditionary campaigns. Your courage and sacrifice have made a difference in preserving and defending world peace.



We still need help cooking at dinners and we will offer some compensation. Please see Cheryl if interested.
Canteen Hours:  Noon-10PM M-F, 2-10PM Sat & Sun, Last call at 9:30PM  See this flyer for more details.
We have posted Canteen closing hours 10pm with last call at 9:30pm. The bartender on duty is able to stay open later (or close earlier) depending on the amount of business/people at that time. 

Monday August 8: Open 12-Close    12-2pm Lunch

Tuesday August 9: Open 12-Close     12-2pm Lunch

Wednesday August 10: Open 12-Close    12-2pm Lunch    6pm Bar Bingo  free food and please feel free to bring in a dish if you would like!

Thursday August 11: Open 12-Close     12-2pm  Lunch
Cornhole hole blind draw signups 6pm bags fly at 7pm  Chicken wings and fries available 5:30-7:30

Friday August 12: Open 12-Close   12-2pm  Lunch

Saturday August 13:  Open 2-Close  5:30-7:30  Seafood or grilled chicken salad with Treasure Island salad dressing.

Sunday August 14:   Open 12-Close Car cruise in 1-5pm   Pork chops on grill served with potato salad, baked beans, and chips will be available outside.  See Flyer

Upcoming Events:
Saturday August 20  Breakfast 9-12   Cornhole Tournament: sign ups 10am bags fly 11am 

 Hope to see you soon! 

 Every other Wednesday night during the summer,  bar bingo with free food will have limited seating 
outdoors also so bring your friends and family! 

The next veteran’s breakfast is August 27th 2022  last Saturday of the month, at 10 am. 

 Where:  KJ’s Restaurant, 35 W Center Street in Germantown.

The cost is $6.00.


 Appetizers & Cheryl’s Subs are available every day for eat-in or carry-out, except during scheduled dinners & lunches (it’s too much for the kitchen help to handle!)


VFW members can access the "Members Only” section of this website by using the drop-down menu under "Login" and entering your VFW ID Number (found on your membership card) and your last name, all in lower case.  The Members Only section contains the Post By-Laws and Post General Membership Meeting minutes. 


We need  help in the kitchen, especially on Saturday & Sunday.  Some cooking, serving, washing dishes, cleaning and organizing things.  If you have time to volunteer, please email us or call the post any time, 937.859.3896.  We’re not asking for full time volunteers, just every once in a while! 

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Membership Details

As yesterday's defenders of freedom...

 ...we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.

WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, Kosovo, War in Afghanistan, War in Iraq, War on Global Terror and other Peace-Keeping Expeditionary Campaigns throughout the globe.

Assistance & Benefits

Assistance & Benefits

The Veterans of Foreign Wars is dedicated

 to supporting those who sacrifice so much for this country, veterans, service members in the US Armed Forces, and their families and continues to be a voice for returning and currently deployed service members and their families.

Post News

Important Info for Post3438 Members

Post Schedule 8-14 August

Post 3438 Schedule for August 8th to August 14th

Cruise-in 14 August 22

Cruise in 1-5PM This was postponed from July 17th due to weather

Statewide News

News & Info from your department

A Hero's Homecoming

Musician 1st Class Joseph Hoffman was the first Young Man from Ross County killed in WWII and is the last to return home. Joseph was one of 429 sailors and marines to die onboard USS Oklahoma the morning of December 7th, 1941

2021 N.H.

2021 National Home Visit

National News

Important info from National VFW

VFW Remembers Thomas J. Tradewell

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It is with great sorrow that the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) announces the passing of past VFW Commander-in-...

Happy Birthday US Coast Guard!

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That the purpose of this Corporation shall be fraternal, patriotic, historical, charitable, and educational: to preserve and strengthen comradeship among its members; to assist worthy comrades; to perpetuate the memory and history of our dead; and to assist their widows and orphans; to maintain true allegiance to the Government of the United States of America, and fidelity to its Constitution and laws; to foster true patriotism; to maintain and extend the institutions of American freedom, and to preserve and defend the United States from all her enemies.