Teamwork ~ Leadership ~ Commitment
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 had a great Winter Convention at Post 1685. The VFW Comrades from around the state came together and had a great time. Discussing ways of how to make our POST HOME better for everyone.


The VFW POST 9785 will be hosting the 2023 VFW Convention May 11 - 14, 2023 at our POST HOME. If anyone would like to help out please contact Mel Quesenberry at the email above.


Tuesday- TACO TUESDAYS starting at 5p until GONE!!!

Wednesday - Whiskey Wednesday: stop by for some good Bourbon / Whiskey

Thursday - Thirsty Thursday; Stop by for a cold frosty beverage.

Friday -  Flannel Friday throughout the Winter. Stop by if you are in town and say hello to your favorite bartenders. Steak Night from 1800 to 2000 hours, Pre-Order is available, ask the bartender. (Deaton Crew).

Saturday - Stop by for NFL Football Saturday (Division Playoffs) Jacksonville at Kansas City at 1230; NY Giants at Philly 1630.  

Sunday - NFL, World Cup Soccer and NASCAR, College Basketball;  Breakfast served from 1000 - 1230 (Deaton Crew). (Divisional Playoffs) Cincy vs Buffalo (REMATCH) 1100; Dallas at San Fran 1430.

This week the VFW will be having their Mid Winter Convention at Post 1685. The Commander and Sr. Vice Commander will be downtown Friday and Saturday. 

Lots going on in January.

Friday Steak Night and Sunday Breakfast; If you are interested in helping out the crews can use your help and volunteerism. 

NFL Football - Saturday and Sunday Playoffs start this weekend with 3 games on Saturday and 3 games on Sunday

NHL Hockey - We have the NHL Package some stop by and watch some NHL Hockey

Birthday Parties

Military Award Ceremony

Retirement Parties

Chili Cookoff - 26 Jan 2023

The VFW works hand in hand with Sports Clips for HERO scholarships (E5s and Below)  SPORTS CLIPS is located in Wasilla and on Diamond Blvd.

Action Corps sends out weekly emails of what they are working on at National. Sign up to be an Action Corps Member and be in the know.

If you ordered a VFW Shirt from the VFW they are sitting upstairs on the Commanders Desk. Please stop by and ask the bartender for your shirt.

CHAIRMAN for 2022/23 season

Maintenance Chairman - Kenny Ray is the Maintenance Chairman for the next year. If you see something or something needs repaired please contact Kenny Ray. 

Kitchen Chairman - Bob Mardis our Facility Sanitation Manager and Kitchen Chairman. If you want to use the kitchen, or see something in the Kitchen needs looked after please get with Bob. He is at the V on Mon, Wed, Friday Night and Sunday Afternoon.


Daily Draw - $1057

Gun Raffle December - Glock 20 Gen 5 MOS



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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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Week of Jan 16th 2023

Taco Tuesdays Football Playoffs Friday Night Steak Night Sunday Breakfast Chili Cookoff

Mid Nov

Holiday season building steak night daily drawing

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Important info from National VFW

VFW Commemorates National Black History Month

WASHINGTON - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is proud to celebrate our nation's African American service members, veterans and ...

VFW Urges POTUS to Support Repeal of Concurrent Receipt Policy

WASHINGTON - In a letter sent to the White House, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) National Commander Tim Borland urged President Bi...



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.