Welcome to the Cape Girardeau, MO, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3838. Our goal is to foster camaraderie among United States veterans of overseas conflicts, to serve our veterans, the military and our communities, and to advocate on behalf of all veterans. We work to ensure the care of veterans and their family, serve our community and promote patriotism. Post 3838 was chartered September 20th, 1942.


Hall Rental Space Availability

The Post offers three halls to rent for wedding receptions and other special occasions. The halls may be rented as a single unit or combined by the opening of sliding sound-proof walls to create a larger area. All rooms have off-white walls and floors to coordinate with any decor. All chairs are of a brownish-orange color with a black trim frame and are compatible with chair covers. Tables are white and you may select either round, rectangle or a combination of both.

The Taylor Room


Our smallest room, "The Taylor Room," has a capacity of 120 guests and can house a small sound system. A portable bar can also be provided if needed. 

Capacity: 120 Guests

Size: 1925 sq. ft.

The Wilson Room

Our middle room, "The Wilson Room," includes a complete bar and can hold 180 guests. A bridal room adjoins to allow for easy clothing change or storage.

Capacity: 180 Guests

Size: 3294 sq. ft.

The Clippard Room

"The Clippard Room" adjoins our kitchen and can house about 130 guests. The kitchen is accessible by swinging wooden double doors. Serving window available.

Capacity: 130 Guests

Size: 2090 sq. ft.


Bartenders and catering services are available for any rental. The kitchen and chair covers are also available for an additional charge. Members are eligible for discounts. A deposit of at least $100 is required to reserve any room. As a combined unit, the three halls can host around 450 guests for a wedding reception or other similar gatherings. For other events that do not require chairs or tables, the area can host up to 700 guests. Pricing is subject to your needs. Call The Post at (573) 334-4438 for more information regarding booking, deposit and fees.

VFW Post 3838 Event Calendar

April 2017 Newsletter

Comrades and Families,

New happenings here at the canteen, paint has been purchased and painting will be under way in a short time. You'll have to stop in to see which colors. Post elections are coming soon, and leadership positions are available for those who are willing to commit their time to it. I've been told that our website is almost finished, there has been a large rock painted at the Avenue of Flags. They wont take the cover off till Memorial Day. Also there will be massive improvements happening thru the year up there. I was looking at our Charter and the date is Sep 20 1942, almost 75 years ago!! Plans are being set for a diamond party in September with our Auxiliary looking at the same thing June 6 2018. Lots of things goin on round here. These plans and activities cant happen without assistance from membership. People ask why we don’t do this or that, I tell them we can do anything, just need a person to put a team together and make ithappen.

Yours in Service,

Joe Wolsey