Alvah R Dravis AMVETS Post 1

AMVETS Post 1 - Tacoma
5717 South Tyler Street
Tacoma, WA 98409
United States

Service Office 9:00am - 4:00pm | Bingo Tues, Fri, Sat, and Sun - 11:15am & 6:45pm LOUNGE Wed-Thurs 3-10PM; Fri 3-12AM; Sat 2-12AM & Sun 2-10PM

Our mission is to enhance and safeguard the entitlements for all American Veterans who have served honorably, to improve the quality of life for them, their families, and the communities where they live through leadership, advocacy and service.

AMVETS local, state and national programs are how we deliver our promise of preserving the freedoms secured by America’s Armed Forces and our promise of enhancing the quality of life for veterans and all citizens. AMVETS programs afford us the opportunities and resources to help our fellow veterans and our communities.

Helping veterans with their service claims. Hours: Mon-Thur 9-11:45am & 1-3:45PM and Fri 9-11:45am. Call the service office to make an appointment at (253) 472-2822, Ext 2

BINGO--OPEN to the public
AMVETS Post 1 has a fun bingo hall. Bingo is on Tues., Fri., Sat. & Sun - 11:15am & 6:45pm. You can win up to $5,000 on our jackpots! ON OUR JACKPOTS! (Confirm hours before coming).
AMVETS Bingo is lucky to have food service by Comfort Foods, Southern and Cajun style BBQ and food. Open during Bingo.
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Want to rent our hall for your special events? Call Jackie at (253) 472-2552/press 1

Our Chappie's Lounge, with a full service bar, is where you can meet up with fellow veterans and AMVETS members. Daily activities Wed & Sun: Texas Hold'Em; Thurs: Bar Stool Bingo; Fri: Raffles and Bands; and Sat: Horse Races & Karaoke. Always available, free pool, darts and NTN trivia.
We have bands throughout the month--check out our newsletter for all the events at

Membership in the Ladies Auxiliary is open to the mothers, wives, widows, grandmothers, sisters, daughters and granddaughters of AMVETS members or honorably discharged deceased Veterans. Our post has the strongest membership in making sure that our veterans are taken care of. If you're interested in becoming a member call (253) 472-2552, option 7.

Members in the Sons include male descendants, grandsons, adopted sons, stepsons, fathers, husbands, widowers and brothers of members of AMVETS or honorably discharged deceased Veterans.. For those who ride motorcycles a great benefit of the SONS is that Members are eligible to join the AMVETS Riders. Contact Tom Arter to see if you qualify for membership at

A group of motorcycle riders who hold true to an unwavering respect for our Nation, our Flag and our military past, present and future. Are you interested in becoming a member, contact to see if you qualify!

Job Fairs
JROTC Programs
Homeless Veterans Program
White Clover Program
S.A.V.E. (Suicide Awareness)
Bears and Blankets

Are you interested in becoming a member? Contact Glenn Skinner at (253) 472-2552, ext. 4
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email 1st Mike Alberts, Vice Commander and membership:

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Open Sundays