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Welcome to SSG Jonathan Kilian Dozier Memorial VFW Post 2894 in Chesapeake, VA.  We meet the 2nd Wednesday of every month at the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge at 110 Kempsville Rd, Chesapeake, VA (behind the American Legion and the watertower at the intersection of Battlefield Blvd and Kempsville Rd).  We share most of the information about upcoming events on our Facebook  page.  Although a small Post, we are a busy one and growing all the time.  Come visit us!

Our annual awards ceremony will be at 7pm on May 8th at the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge, 110 Kempsville Road, Chesapeake, 23320. Come help the Post honor selected members of the community.

WE HAVE BEEN RECOGNIZED AS AN ALL-AMERICAN POST, A NATIONAL OUTSTANDING SERVICE POST and an ALL STATE POST FOR THE THIRD YEAR IN A ROW!  We were also one of only 3 posts worldwide presented with an Award for Excellence for a Post Service Project!  And our newsletter was first in the Department of Virginia!  Congratulations to everyone for making it happen!!  Here’s a press release about our most recent successes! Post 2894 AA and NOCS Post

We just updated our Post Manual.  You can access it here: Post 2894 Basic Manual 180914

We also updated our recruiting trifold.  You can download it here: 2894 Trifold v12

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Our snail-mail address is VFW Post 2894, PO Box 15842, Chesapeake, VA  23328
The Commander’s email address is:

[Website last updated on 30 April 2019.]


We have developed a hand-out (trifold) for prospective members.  Please feel free to print out and share with friends, coworkers, family and anyone else who might be interested!  Here it is: 2894 Trifold v12

To see what we have posted, scroll down to the Sitemap box at the bottom of the this page and click on the category.  We have recently begun posting copies of our meeting minutes.


We are in the process of listing every Fallen Hero of Chesapeake (South Norfolk and Norfolk County) and are developing a register with information on each of them.  You can find all of the information on our Gold Star Heroes page  This is a continuing work-in-progress so as new information is found, it will be added.  If you have any photos of those heroes who are not pictured, please feel free to send them to me so that they can be properly honored and remembered.


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Chesapeake’s Gold Star Heroes

Freedom is not free and here are the most recent of Chesapeake’s finest who have given their all in Service to their country.  You can also access our Registers of Gold Star Heroes from Chesapeake, South Norfolk and Norfolk County below the OIF/OEF heroes. Click on the photos for more information.           …

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Post 2894 Teacher of the Year is selected as the NATIONAL TOTY for 2014!

Our nominee for the National Teacher of the Year award, Craig Blackman of Indian River High School, was honored as the State TOTY at the Winter Banquet in Williamsburg on 10 January.  We then received the exciting news the following week that Craig was selected as VFW’s NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER OF THE YEAR!  He and his …

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Post Newsletters

The most recent one is on top (you may need to wait a minute or so after clicking on the link for the file to open up). Vol 8 No 2 VFW Post 2894 Newsletter 2019 Apr May Vol 8 No 1 VFW Post 2894 Newsletter 2019 Feb Mar Vol 7 No 6 VFW Post …

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