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.



April House Committee and General Membership meetings postponed to 9 April

Monday, April 8:    
Open, noon-close        
Lunch - Bar Menu

Tuesday, April 9:    
 Open, noon-close
Lunch - Chicken Noodles
6pm - Bar bingo: Please bring a side dish of your choice.
6pm - House committee meeting
7pm -  General member meeting - Final round of nominations

 Wednesday, April 10:    
 Open, noon-close
Lunch - Ham and cheese sandwiches
7pm - Cornhole
12 oz Domestic Beers, $2.00 all day!! 
Pre-sale for April 27th Steak dinner. $13 (will be $15 at the door)

Thursday, April 11:
Open, noon-close
 Lunch - Ham and cheese sandwiches

 Friday, April 12:
Open, noon-close
Lunch - Zink burgers
Dinner 6-9pm  Fundraiser for Michael "Doug" Cochran
 $20. per person includes BBQ Ribs, Baked Potato, Salad, Dinner Roll and Dessert, includes 1 drink ticket while they last.
Drawing for 65" Ultra HD TV - get your tickets for $5. each or 6 for $20,, there will also be raffles and a silent auction.

 Saturday, April 13: 
Open 2pm-close. 
Dinner 5:30-7:30 
Dinner: Pulled Pork and Scalloped Potatoes
 Sunday, April 14:
 Open 2pm-close
Shrimp cocktail 

Upcoming events:
27 April: Post Elections  Noon-4PM
Auxiliary Steak Dinner by Levi 5:30-7:30PM  Includes 10 oz. New York Strip steak, Baked Potatoes, Salad, Dinner Roll and Desert
Pre-sale starts Wednesday, April 10th, get your ticket from the bartender for $13. Dinners will be $15. at the door.

* Bar Bingo is held on every Tuesday night at 6pm. We are having a carry in for now on for bingo. Please bring a snack or dish to share.  :)

***Every Friday lunch 12-2pm

PACT ACT:  The PACT Act is a new law that expands VA health care and benefits for Veterans exposed to burn pits and other toxic substances. This law helps us provide generations of Veterans—and their survivors—with the care and benefits they’ve earned and deserve.
The Act :
(1) expands and extends eligibility for VA health care for Veterans with toxic exposures and Veterans of the Vietnam era, Gulf War era, and Post-9/11 era, and 
(2) expands eligibility for benefits for Veterans exposed to toxic substances

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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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.

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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.

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Post Schedule 8-14 April 2024 Updated

Post schedule for Monday April 8th through Sunday April 14th 2024

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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.