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

NEXT BUSINESS MEETING

 
October 14, 2021 
6:30p - 8:30p

* COME PARTICIPATE IN YOUR POST'S BUSINESS! *
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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Virtual Claims Clinic

The Atlanta Regional Office will host an appointment only
Virtual Veterans Claims Clinic on Thursday, August 26, 2021
from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM.
 
 

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Georgia & Florida Post 9/11 Veterans!

Support Retreats Available this Fall...

Click here for more information

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POST ex-QUARTERMASTER

HAS PASSED ...

Vince Przbyszewski, long-time Quartermaster and member of VFW Post 5290, passed on June 25, 2021.  Funeral arrangements and other opportunities to honor Vince will be forthcoming.  Our condolences go out to Vince's family for their significant loss.  VFW Post 5290 has lost a good and honest friend.

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BINGO 2021 

We will be conducting Bingo every Friday night!  Early Bird games begin at 6:30p and Regular Bingo starts at 7:30p.   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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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

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Harley Davidson of Atlanta 57th Anniversary Party

This Saturday, August 28, 2021, Harley Davison of Atlanta will be having their Celebration of 57 Years.

Wear a Mask

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

National News

Important info from National VFW

VFW Action Alert: Take Action Now

Congress is voting now on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2022. There are two critical amendments that NEED to stay! ...

VFW Joins Other VSOs to Launch 9/11 Memorial Golf Fund

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars has joined together with four other veterans service organizations to launch the 9...