Our post is a service-oriented organization that supports our membership, veterans, their families, and our community.
We have our regularly scheduled members-only meeting on the first Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. (food provided). We also have a social dinner on the third Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m.
Hall rental available to the public
Our post’s hall is available for rent to the public for special events. Please see our Hall Rental page for more information.
Flag disposal and book donations
Ballard Eagleson VFW Post 3063 willingly accepts for proper disposal all United States Flags that are no longer wanted, or are worn and no longer fitting for display.
In addition, the post willingly accepts donations of books and DVDs having to do with military history or topics, in any historical era, to add to its military veterans’ lending library.
Flags and books may be dropped off at the post during office hours.
High school students can enter the Voice of Democracy contest. In this program you write your response to the question of the year, record your oration presenting those thoughts, then enter our contest to win cash prizes. Here’s a link to the rules and entry form.
Middle school students can enter the Patriot’s Pen contest. This program is in the form of a written response to the question. It’s submitted to our post and winners progress up the ladder to big prizes. Here’s the link to the rules and entry form.
Elementary students in grades 3, 4 & 5 are encouraged to enter the special Youth Essay program run by the Washington Department, Veterans of Foreign Wars. This program is also a written response to the question of the year. Here’s the link to the rules and entry form.
Our post awards cash prizes for the top three entries in each category. Monetary prizes are also awarded at district, state and national levels. If you have additional questions, please read our Programs page.
Ballard Eagleson VFW Post 3063 is located in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle at 2812 NW Market Street. The office is open Thursdays and Saturdays from 1 to 5 p.m.