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P.O. Box 125, Stafford, Virginia 22555

Stafford American Legion Post 290

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NOTE:  Please send any information that you would like posted to our website to Ken White,, for review and publication (pending Commander's approval, if required).

** General Membership Meeting**

Tuesday, November 12th, at 7:30pm


**Executive Committee Meeting**

Monday, November 25th, at 7:30pm

See Club Room tab for updated hours of operation!



Piedmont Regional Dental Clinic will provide free oral health care to income-eligible Virginia veterans without dental insurance on Saturday, November 9, 2019 from 7am–5pm. Click HERE for the flier and more details!


The November 2019 newsletter can be viewed by clicking HERE!


10 November - Legion Sunday Brunch, 10am - 2pm

11 Nov - Veteran's Day:  Wreath Laying at Stafford Courthouse (9am); Quantico National Cemetery Veteran's Day Ceremony (11am); Post 290 Open House/Luncheon with Veteran's from DC VA Hospital (12pm)

12 Nov - General Membership Meeting, 7:30pm

16 Nov - Legion Riders Dart Tournament; registration at 11, tournament runs from noon - 4pm - see flier above

16 Nov - Steak Night at Post 290, 4:30-7:30pn

25 Nov - Executive Committee Meeting, 7:30pm

2 Dec - Christmas Food Basket Collection Box Drop-Off at Stafford County Schools; meet at Annex at 8:30am

7 Dec - Post 290 Oratorical Contest (See Oratorical Contest Tab for info)

7 Dec - Sgt Mac Foundation Wreath Laying at Quantico National Cemetery, 10am

8 Dec - Children's Christmas Party at Post 290, 2pm

8 Dec - Washington-Rappahanock Christmas Parade

10 Dec - General Membership Meeting, 7:30pm

14 Dec - Stafford County Christmas Parade @ Stafford County Airport, 2pm

19 Dec - Christmas Food Basket Collection Box Pick-Up at Stafford County Schools and item sorting, 8am

20 Dec - Christmas Food Basket packaging, 8am

21 Dec - Christmas Food Basket distribution at Post 290, 8am

21 Dec - Steak Night at Post 290, 4:30-7:30pm

23 Dec - Executive Committee Meeting, 7:30pm

11 Jan - District Oratorical Contest (25 Jan is makeup date), Post 364 Woodbridge

15 Jan - "Day on the Hill"

18 Jan - Steak Night at Post 290, 4:30-7:30pm

28 Jan - Jr Law Cadet Interviews at Post 290

2 Feb - Post Everlasting at Post 290

9 Feb - Regional Oratorical Contest (16 Feb is makeup date), Post 364 Woodbridge

28 Feb - Department Oratorical Contest; during Department Convention

8 Mar - District Spring Conference at Post 290; Cornhole Tournament at 11am, Lunch at 1pm, Meeting at 2pm

21 Mar - Steak Night at Post 290, 4:30-7:30pm



If you might be interested in serving as a Counselor for Boys State, please contact Frenchie Burnett, 540-220-1905 or



American Legion Riders Post 290 VA

The Riders have their own page on this website!

For up-to-date information, please see the Riders'

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  Post 290 is on Facebook and Twitter!

If you haven’t done so already, please take a few minutes and visit our Facebook page and “Like” us. We update Facebook regularly with information about issues important and of interest to our veterans and active duty military and their families. Please let John Haehn know what else you'd like to see. 



In addition, if you have a Twitter account, please take a few minutes, search for the Post's Twitter account (@LegionPost290VA), and then click on "Follow."  The Post's Twitter account "follows" a variety of military and Virginia Twitter accounts and sends out helpful information at least once per day.  In addition, for those in charge of events (e.g., Bingo, baseball), if an event is delayed, please send a "tweet" to our Twitter account from your personal account.  Please tell John in person, via email or by tweet with suggestions of other Twitter accounts to follow. 


Since our charter in 1947, our American Legion Post has been welcoming VETERANS from all branches of our Armed Forces. Today, we continue to welcome all military personnel serving our country. Joining our Post enables you to continue serving your God, Country and Community Our mission is to implement the goals, aspirations, dreams, peace and blessings for our country, friends and families embodied in our preamble below.

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To the wonderful patriotic citizens of the Stafford community, join our Post as a Booster or sponsor - (click Sponsor or Booster Button for details) - 100% of the monies raised are given back to the community. Help us to continue sponsoring Scholarships for our children; give aid and assistance to our local needy Veterans and their families. Help us to continue to support financially worthy community programs and projects.

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