No One Does More For Veterans
Welcome to VFW Post 9983 in Holly Ridge, NC!
Proudly serving the veterans and communities of Sneads Ferry, Topsail, Surf City, Holly Ridge, and Hampstead!
Check out our calendar for upcoming events and our programs page for our ongoing efforts and community programs.


American Legion Post 552
Open House
Rescheduled from 18 May to 1 June 2024 due to weather.

8-12 Pistol Shoot
8-2 Open House
12-2 Prizes, Food, and More!

Recruiting Legion Members and Auxiliary Members (Inviting other posts and Veteran Organizations)
Onsite membership application processing
Lots of Food & Drinks
Breakfast Sandwich: egg, cheese, on Kaiser roll with choice of bacon or sausage.
Lunch: TBD
Music: TBD

Pistol Shoot with Steel Targets (entry fee $20. Advanced entry purchase encouraged)
Shooters will navigate through multiple steel and paper targets. Judging based on accuracy and time.
Cash Prize for winner!
Gear: Pistol, holster, 2 magazines, ear pro, eye pro, and at least 50 rounds.

Fundraiser: 50/50 raffle
More details will be planned and published via Facebook and Google Maps Page. Please check there for the most updated info.

Want to volunteer? Let us know! There is plenty to do!
188 Hines Stump Sound Church Rd, Holly Ridge, NC 28445

JOIN the VFW to share in the experience!
ALL branches of military welcome!
ALL Active Duty, Guard, and Reserves are welcome!

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The Post 9983 Range Hours are the same as the Canteen, subject to temporary closure for special events, hall rentals, or maintenance days.

Post News

Important Info for Post9983 Members

Vietnam Veterans 50th Anniversary Dinner

Join us in Honoring our Vietnam Era Veterans. There will be a short ceremony hosted by Ryan Rogers, Sr Vice Commander, VFW Post 9983. FREE Spaghetti and Meatballs, Salad, and Bread for all Vietnam Era Veterans.

Monthly Members Meeting

YOU BELONG HERE! JOIN US to share in the experience!

National News

Important info from National VFW

VFW National Commander Denounces Political Violence

WASHINGTON - "The democracy that we hold dear, the very democracy generations of American veterans have fought for and died to pro...

VFW Celebrates the 248th Birthday of America

WASHINGTON - On July 4, 248 years ago, the Second Continental Congress officially adopted the Declaration of Independence, but it ...

News & Events

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Membership Details

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.

Assistance & Benefits

Assistance & Benefits

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.




Join us as brothers and sisters of America to preserve the rights of veterans and support each other as only those who share in the camaraderie forged by conflict can.