News & Updates                                                             

Lunch now being served Monday - Friday  11am - 2pm.  Read the Commanders Comments for the daily special.

There are new rules for the lakes usage.  Flyers will be posted at the Lakes and at the Post or click here.

The Friday Meal is changing so costs are also increasing beginning May 6th to $8.00 per plate.

Those interested in attending PTSD meetings may do so at 10am each Thursday (barring holidays or conflicting Post activities) in the Conference room at the Post.  Contact Jim Stroman (949) 510-7888 for more info.

Veterans' Day Celebration Photos ~ sponsored by VFW Post 3838 and the Cape Girardeau County Board of Realtors.

Canteen hours Monday - Friday 10 a.m. til closing. Saturday 8 a.m. til closing and Sunday Noon til closing.

The Commander and President will be in their respective offices every Monday night.  Come by for a visit or with a question or concern.

The Avenue of Flags is raising funds to improve Cape County Park with adding more flags.  Ask what you can do to help. 

Discounts for Members!!!

· Jaycee Golf Course - $6.00 off weekdays from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday after 2.  Lowes 10% off for Veterans with military ID card such as retired or active.  VFW membership, DD-214 or other military card is not allowed for discount.

May 2016 Newsletter

  Commanders Comments    Posted on May 04, 2016

Comrades and Families,

Starting Monday, April 25th we will begin serving lunch from 11am - 2pm.  A weekly menu will be available as follows;

Mondays - Rueben Sandwich $5.25 (Corn Beef, Swiss Cheese, Sauerkraut, 1000 Island Dressing on Marbled Rye)

Tuesdays - Deli Sandwich $5.25 (Bacon, Ham, Chicken, Turkey, American Cheese)

Wednesdays - Chef Salad $6.50 (lettuce, tomato, ham, turkey, bacon, cheese, broccoli, cauliflower and egg) or Deep Fried Chicken Strip Salad $7.50 (Chef with added Chicken Strip)

Thursdays - Jumbo Chili Dog $5.00 (Cheese and Onions optional at your request)

Fridays - Taco Salad $7.00 (All the goodies on a bed of tortilla chips)

Fries $2.00, Chips and pickle spear $1.00 also available.  And as always BBQ's, Burgers, BLT's, Grilled Cheese and Pizza will still be available anytime!

Yours in Service,

Joe Wolsey, Commander Post #3838   

Dear Auxiliary Members,

Election time has come and gone and now it is time to step up and help chair a committee, lots of things you can volunteer for and keep this organization in an upward pace. Excited to say I, Sandy Prichard, will be your President one more year.  Also elected Donna Hengst as Treasurer.  Sr. Vice President is Dale Humphries, Jr. Vice is Sharon Pryor, Chaplin Judy Thrower, Conductress Erin Sinuard, Guard Courtney Fuller, Patriotic Instructor/Americanism is Retha Popp, Hospital Chairperson is Glenetta Vogelsang, Scholarships is Dale Humphries, Legislative is Debbie Griffin, and Membership is Helen Heise, so several to fill. We have lots of planning to do for the new year 2016-2017.  All 2015-2016 dues need to be paid BEFORE June 30th, the dues start up again July 1st for 2016-2017.  Reminder to be a member in good standing all dues must be paid BEFORE December 31st, 2016 for thr 2016-2017 year.  Appreciation to you all for your membership and volunteering.  Also want to express to all who are continuous members, seems at National Convention it will probably pass the Lifetime Membership will go up, probably double, so now is a good time to become Lifetime.  We can get you prices, just call or email myself or LaDonna.  Please do not hesitate to reach out to me, 573-576-6317 or Also in office Mondays 6pm to 8pm.

Yours Truly,

Sandy Prichard, Auxiliary President

If you or someone you know are in need of medical equipment such as walkers, wheelchairs, canes, etc...the Post has equipment available to loan for no charge. 

We have members who have volunteered to visit with members who are hospitalized.  If you know of someone or you yourself are hospitalized please let us know.

New Members VFW - Larry Pierce, Andrew Lane

Auxiliary VFW New Members – Sharon Simpkins, Sheila George

Please make these new members feel welcome!

VFW - None reported

VFW Auxiliary - Joyce Clifton, Rose Marie Thrower, Freida Howard

 "Day is done, Gone the sun, From the lake, From the hill, From the sky, All is well, Safely rest, God is nigh"

If you are aware of a member who has passed away or is ill, please let us know.

Arthur W. Adams, James A. Allen, Martin G. Bierschwal, William Brandon, Charles F. Bridges, Clarence R. Brown, Silas E. Campbell, Frank R. Chandler, Bennett J. Crites, Robert A. Faust, Willard F. Fisher, Grover L. Goebel, Daniel F. Hagerty, George L. Hampton, John Hancock, Robert D. Harrison, Emil H. Henneke, Ollie M. Jacobs, W. C. Kaempfer, Ray Kain, Albert D. Knight, Jesse F. Lawler, Peter A. McGuerty, H. G. Miller, Russell H. Miller, Champ C. Neavill, Frank M. Pulliam, Clyde D. R. Randol, William Schmittzehe, Frank Schoen,Tivus J. Seabaugh, Otto B. Shepard, V. S. Sitze, Roy L. Smith, Ben W. Snider, William A. Tackett, Joseph P. Tarr, Irl E. Trickey, Authur C. Vogelsang, Elmer E. Vosburgh, John D. Walley, Jesse J. Watkins, Walter W. Wedekind, John H. Young

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