Miami Valley

VFW Post 3809 

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Scholarship Apps Updated

Posted on August 17, 2015 at 8:15 PM

Scholarship applications for Patriot's Pen, Voice of Democracy and Ladies Auxiliary Continuing Education have been updated! Check here for more details and this year's applications!

It's A New Year!

Posted on January 12, 2015 at 4:45 PM

With a new year ahead, new features will be coming our way. Per suggestions from post members, we have added a "Recent Obituaries" page found under the Members dropdown. We will be adding a "Featured Family" page soon to feature happy news regarding our members and their families.

You will notice some changes to our navigation bar as well. All information regarding regular membership and auxiliaries can be found under the Join Our Post dropdown. You will still be able to download applic...

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Veterans Day Events!

Posted on November 6, 2014 at 11:40 AM

In conjunction with the American Legion, remembrance ceremonies will begin at 10 AM down at Woodside Cemetary at the Veterans Memorial. All are welcome to join the ceremony to pay tribute to our local veterans who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.

Beginning at 4 PM, We will be beginning the Veterans Day rememberance events at the post with Bill Wilch will also be in the post from 4 pm to 7 pm signing his new book "Don't Just Kill Them, Murder Em". Copies will be availabl...

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Operation Care Package is Underway!

Posted on September 25, 2014 at 12:45 AM

Help the Ladies Auxiliary with Operation Care Package!  The project will benefit our our deployed soldiers to show our support and let them know someone is still thinking about them while they are defending our country!  During the months of September through December, the Ladies Auxiliary is accepting donations for package items and postage.  Below is a list of package items we are looking to send:

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Vets help commemorate Patriot Day with MHS Students

Posted on September 24, 2014 at 8:10 PM

Before the Middletown High School Girls Varsity Soccer team took the field on Sept 11, 2014, students, veterans and the community remembered all who had fallen that day in 2001. During the pre-game ceremony, veterans from VFW Post 3809 were recoginized for their service by  ladies from both the Middletown High School and Lakota West Varsity Girls Soccer team.

The students of Middletown High School also took this opportunity to do a fund raiser for the Wounded Warrier Project....

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Patriot's Pen Scholarship Entries Due Nov 1

Posted on September 21, 2014 at 8:25 PM

Are you a 6th, 7th or 8th grade student? Do you want to try to win a national essay contest prize between $500 to $5000 dollars? Then we have a contest for you and you can get started today!

This year's 2014-15 Patriot's Pen Essay theme is: "Why I Appreciate America's Veterans".

All entries begin at the Post level. The only exception is where schools/classes/youth groups have large numbers of students and wish to conduc...

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Voice Of Democracy Scholarship Entries Due Nov 1

Posted on September 21, 2014 at 8:20 PM

Are you in grades 9-12 and have what it takes to win a national grand prize of $30,000 scholarship for college? Find out by competing in the Voice of Democracy Scholarship competition sponsored by the VFW!

The 2014-15 theme is: "Why Veterans are Important to our Nation's History and Future".

All entries begin at the Post level. The only exception is where schools/classes/youth groups have large numbers o...

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Renew Your Membership Soon!

Posted on September 14, 2014 at 6:40 PM

It's that time of year to renew your VFW membership for 2015.  Membership dues are due by December 31, 2014. If your renewal is received after December 31st, a late fee will apply. 

Dues for the 2015 year: 

Regular Membership & Booster Membership: $35.00; Late Fee: $5.00
Ladies Auxiliary Renewal Membership: $25.00; Late Fee: $1.00 
Ladies Auxiliary New Membership: $30.00
Men's Auxiliary Membership: $35.00; Late Fee: $10.00

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District 4 May Meeting at Post 3809

Posted on April 29, 2014 at 8:40 PM

District 4 will be holding their meeting at Post 3809 on May 18th starting at 10 AM. Join us for Lunch after the Meeting. Men's meeting will be at the Post. Ladies Meeting will be held at the Social Center!

Vets could get college credit for service

Posted on March 28, 2014 at 10:55 AM

By Laura A. Bischoff and Matt Sanctis - Columbus bureau


A state proposal could allow veterans returning home with valuable military experience to have an easier time getting college credit or professional licenses in Ohio.


In Gov. John Kasich’s 1,600-page budget update bill, the administration is pushing for ways for veterans to earn college credit at no charge based on their military training and experience, give them priority status for college c...

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