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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.  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.



Monday - Stop by and say hello to your favorite bartenders. AOAA Meeting downstairs. 1900 hours.
Tuesday - TACO TUESDAY; Stop by and have some Hinson Taco's making them every Tuesday
Wednesday - Whiskey Wednesday - Come by the post and watch some Hockey. Darts going on with VFW playing
Thursday - Thirsty Thursday - Stop by and say hello to the patrons of Post 9785
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. (CMQ Crew). If you have a group coming please contact the Canteen Manager or myself so that we can order enough steaks.
Saturday - Stop by for some College Basketball and Professional Hockey
Sunday - College Basketball and Professional Hockey ;  Breakfast served from 1000 - 1230 (CMQ Crew). During Football Season. Post opens at 0900 for NFL Football. Bar opens at 1000.

Thank you all for showing up for the Chili Cookoff. Kelly May was crowned best Chili for 2023. 

Super Bowl 2023; Feb 12; 1430 hours. The VFW will be sponsoring a POTLUCK for the game. Doors open at 1000. Also we will not have breakfast that day. The AUXILIARY has 2 quilts to auction off for the Superbowl so come by and get your tickets to win one of these beautiful Quilts

A heads up that the VFW Post 9785 will be hosting the 2023 State Convention. Dates for Convention are 11 -13 May 2023.
If you would like to volunteer to help us make this the best ever please contact Mel Quesenberry.

Lots going on in February.

Friday Steak Night and Sunday Breakfast; If you are interested in helping out the crews can use your help and volunteerism. 
SuperBowl scheduled for 12 February 2022 starting at 1430. The Post will be having a POTLUCK for this occasion. 
NHL Hockey - We have the NHL Package; Stop by and watch some NHL Hockey
College Basketball - Stop by and watch your favorite Basketball Team
Safari Club International - Chapter Board Meetings for upcoming events at the Dena'ina Center; First one on 8 Feb 2023 1800.
DJ Trichey
Vern Karaoke
Birthday Parties
Military Award Ceremony
Retirement Parties

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. New order shirts will be ready hopefully this weekend.

Daily Draw - $1585

Gun Raffle January - Glock 20 Gen 5 MOS; Drawing 1 Feb 23;1800



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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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Steak Night Gun Raffles Sunday Breakfast

Week of Jan 16th 2023

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

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VFW National Commander Visits Troops in Poland

WASHINGTON - Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) National Commander Tim Borland traveled to Camp Kosciuszko, Poznan, Poland, to visit w...

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 ...



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.