WELCOME TO VFW POST 5290

Teamwork ~ Leadership ~ Commitment

The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is a nonprofit veterans service organization comprised of eligible veterans and military service members from the active, guard and reserve forces. We welcome veterans from all generations to join our ranks and help carry out our mission. 

Our Mission: To foster camaraderie among United States veterans of overseas conflicts. To serve our veterans, the military and our communities. To advocate on behalf of all veterans. 

Our Vision: Ensure that veterans are respected for their service, always receive their earned entitlements, and are recognized for the sacrifices they and their loved ones have made on behalf of this great country.


 

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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. 

Announcements

BINGO 2021! 

 VFW Post 5290 Bingo IS ALIVE AND WELL!  Staff and patrons continue to follow State guidelines for the Covid-19 pandemic.  Our facility is professionally cleaned and sanitized every week, and we practice social distancing during the Bingo events.  Come help us start the the New Year off right! 


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NEXT BUSINESS MEETING

January 14, 2020 @ 6:30pm
*In person or virtually via Zoom*
For additional meeting information e-mail us at info@VFW5290.ORG 
Zoom details are highlighted at the top of the Meeting Agenda in the Members Only section. 

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POST 2021 KICKOFF MEETING

VFW Post 5290 will be conducting a FY2021 Kickoff Meeting onsite at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 16, 2021.
  
For additional information e-mail us at info@VFW5290.ORG 

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ACTIVE POST PROJECTS

I.  Buddy Poppy Assembly Update
As of January 1, 2020, our commitment to produce 100,000 Buddy Poppies in 60 days stands at 70,000+!!  We have had excellent support from our local friends and families.  Now, we need Members to volunteer and help bring this project to closure.

For additional information e-mail us at info@VFW5290.ORG 

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Navy veteran Craig Petrazewsky finally receives awards he earned in Vietnam

On April 28-29 1975, the USS Midway aircraft carrier and other U.S. Navy ships took part in the largest helicopter evacuation in history, carrying U.S. personnel and South Vietnamese refugees to safety as North Vietnamese troops pushed into Saigon. A total of 1,373 Americans and over 5,600 South Vietnamese nationals were successfully airlifted during Operation Frequent Wind, with the Midway receiving 3,073 evacuees.

Conyers VFW quartermaster recalls his days in Vietnam

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Navy veteran Craig Petrazewsky finally receives awards he earned in Vietnam

On April 28-29 1975, the USS Midway aircraft carrier and other U.S. Navy ships took part in the largest helicopter evacuation in history, carrying U.S. personnel and South Vietnamese refugees to safety as North Vietnamese troops pushed into Saigon. A total of 1,373 Americans and over 5,600 South Vietnamese nationals were successfully airlifted during Operation Frequent Wind, with the Midway receiving 3,073 evacuees.

Conyers VFW quartermaster recalls his days in Vietnam

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Two Former VFW Staff Members Named to New VA Administration

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is proud to congratulate two former staff members on their recent appointmen...

Even Through a Pandemic, Sport Clips Haircuts Raised More Than $1M to Support VFW Help A Hero Scholarships

GEORGETOWN, Texas (Jan. 25, 2021) - Today, Sport Clips Haircuts presented a $1,026,105 donation ...