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Our Post was named for Second Lieutenant John D. Gamble. He served with honor in the United States Army during World War II.


He is not forgotten by his VFW Comrades and the people of New Mexico, we honor his service and his memory.


Our Post holds a members only meeting every third Thursday (unless otherwise noted), monthly, from 1800 hours until approximately 1900 hours. Please consider attending. Check the Upcoming Events page and please bring your VFW membership card and your cover.

Dealing with the challenges of today requires problem solvers who bring different perspectives and work together for the overall mission, work with us, join and make a difference.

We are the Veterans of Foreign Wars John D. Gamble Post 8874 located in Los Alamos, New Mexico.

We are a nonprofit organization serving our Veterans and local community.  Our Post was established in 1946 and has been helping Veterans throughout our community and state ever since. 


The VFW Mission
The Veterans of Foreign Wars is an organization of war veterans committed to ensuring rights, remembering sacrifices, promoting patriotism, performing community service and advocating for a strong national defense.

If you are not familiar with our organization, you will find additional information throughout this website.

You can also visit our national headquarters at:

Membership eligibility requirements are here:

Please let us know if you have any questions or if we can be of assistance to any Veteran in need.


Come enjoy our rich history in the "Atomic City"

We have a well-stocked canteen with weekend karaoke, four pool tables for guests or members, (guests MUST be sponsored by a memberand one MEMBERS ONLY table, also a great jukebox and excellent bartenders.


Please be respectful of our Post, our members, guests and employees.


Check the blog and upcoming events to learn more.

Contact us to reserve space for events or come in and greet the members of our great Post and community.

JOIN and get involved!

Donations to the VFW are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law and your tax-deductible donation will be immediately directed to where your support is most urgently needed. VFW Post 8874 is a [501(c)(19) organization.

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