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.


 

JOIN THE VFW

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 

Bingo will NOT be held on Friday night, June 18th!  We will be conducting Bingo the weekend before (June 11th) and every Friday after June 18th.  Please watch this page for Bingo announcements!

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CARDS & GAMES GATHERINGS

Come join in the fun on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month.  Free snacks and drinks.  Members Only.

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NEXT BUSINESS MEETING

June 3, 2021 
6:30p - 8:30p
*Officers will be sworn in!
For additional meeting information e-mail us at info@VFW5290.ORG 
Zoom details are provided in the Meeting Agenda (Members Only section). 

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Important Info for Post5290 Members

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

Statewide News

News & Info from your department

Wear a Mask

Gov. Kemp has lifted the mask mandate for Georgia. If you still feel comfortable wearing your mask, please do so.

WW Jones Cookout

Volunteers for the WW Jones Cookout this Saturday, May 22,2021, must be fully vaccinated and be able to provide proof or they will not be able to participate in the event. The Georgia War Veterans Home does not want to take a chance with any of the Veterans there getting sick.

National News

Important info from National VFW

VFW National Commander Thanks VHA Acting Under Secretary for Leadership During 'Unprecedented Times'

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - On behalf of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, I would like to take the opportunity to publicly thank Dr. Richard Stone for the outs...

VFW Kicks Off Annual ThankBK Appreciation Week

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is proud to announce the more than 1.5 million VFW and VFW Auxiliary members...