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. 

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NEXT BUSINESS MEETING

February 10, 2022 
6:30p - 8:00p

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

Statewide News

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John Francis Gwizdak

Past National Commander-in-Chief John Gwizdak passed away on December 26, 2021

Harley Davidson of Atlanta 57th Anniversary Party

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

National News

Important info from National VFW

VFW Demands Accountability, Transparency in Afghanistan War Investigation

"It has been more than four months since U.S. military operations in Afghanistan came to an end, and yet we still don't have clarity as to what wen...

Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

WASHINGTON - On Monday, Jan. 17, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and its Auxiliary will join the millions of Americans in honor...