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

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

Check back for the date... 
*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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BINGO 2021 

Come join us at VFW Post 5290 for Bingo every Friday night!  Our facility continues to be professionally cleaned and sanitized after every event.  If you like to have fun, we're here for you every Friday!

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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

CDC recommends that people wear cloth face coverings in public settings and when around people who don’t live in your household, especially when other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain. ** UPDATED GUIDELINES May 31, 2021 **

Reminder Nominations Due April 30th - Mr/Ms VFW and Outstanding Service Officer of the Year

As a reminder the following nominations are due to Department Headquarters by April 30th.

National News

Important info from National VFW

Ace Hardware Honors Fallen Heroes with 1 Million American Flags

OAK BROOK, Ill. - Ace Hardware is collaborating with the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) once again this year to honor the brave me...

VFW National Convention Update II

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Yesterday, the VFW National Council of Administration voted on and approved the decision to execute a business ...