As the largest and oldest war veterans service organization, we have a long and proven history of providing vital assistance and support to America's service members.  

© 2017 by VFW Post 8469


January 10, 2018

Starting in January 2018 the Microsoft Store at Tysons will provide free (no cost) training for Veterans.  The first month (Jan) is open to only those vets participating in the Fairfax Veterans Treatment Docket. Training is open to all vets starting in Feb.   Classes w...

December 3, 2017

VFW Post 8469 is proud to announce the winners of its Voice of Democracy and Patriots Pen competition for 2017. 

Voice of Democracy. Established by the VFW in 1947, our Voice of Democracy audio-essay program provides high school students with the unique opportunity to...

November 12, 2017

VFW Post Commander Aaron Coffin, Junior Vice Commander Mac McCarl, Dick Meyer, and Hank Roedar represented the post at the Laurel Ridge Elementary School's Veteran's Day Ceremony. Our post provided the service colors and Hank played Taps as part of the ceremony. We'd l...

October 22, 2017

On 21 Oct 17, the post held a short-notice cookout at the post.  Jacobo Flores, former Post Commander and current Trustee organized the event and did the cooking.  Several prospective and transferring new members were present.  The weather was perfect and a good time w...

October 21, 2017

On 14 Oct 2017, the combined VFW Post 8469 members and its Auxiliary volunteered to staff the beer tent at the Fairfax Fall Festival in downtown Fairfax. 

The post received a portion of the proceeds to be put back into the post funds.  In addition, it was a great social...

October 11, 2017

The VFW proudly salutes America’s generations of sailors who protect our freedom

The nearly 1.7 million members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. and its Auxiliary joins with America in saluting all sailors on their 242nd birthday this Friday. 

For more than...

October 3, 2017

I wish I could tell you there was a magic formula for finding a meaningful job after you leave the military. There isn’t. Every person’s job search process looks and feels different, and there is no secret you’re missing in making the transition.

Leaving the military...

September 30, 2017

Upcoming Events:

  • September 24 VA Med Center Martinsburg WV (meet at 1030)

  • November 6 Post Meeting and presentation

  • November 10-12 Buddy Poppy Drive

  • November 11 Free sandwiches at Mission BBQ (Chantilly)for veterans

  • November 12 VA Med Center Washi...