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P.O. Box 125, Stafford, Virginia 22555

Stafford American Legion Post 290

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2018 Memorial Day Open House

All Stafford area residents (including Ft. Belvoir,

Quantico and Fredericksburg) are invited to

our free Open House and Lunch.

Our special guests will be Veterans from

the Wash. DC Veterans' Hospital.

We will be providing a nice home cooked meal,

spaghetti and meatballs, roast pork sides, and desserts.

The Club Room will be open at the same time for Members of the post and one guest per Member.

We hope to you and your family join us!




Tryouts for the "Nationals" team (19U, comprised of

male students from Colonial Forge and Stafford High Schools)

will now be held on FRIDAY, May 25, 2018,

from 6 pm to 8:30 pm, at American Legion Sports Complex,

1151 Mountain View Road, Fredericksburg (behind the main building).

The rain date is Tuesday, May 29, from 6 to 8:30 pm.

To determine eligibility to play American Legion Baseball, 

please click on



The May 2018 newsletter can be accessed here!


American Legion Riders Post 290 VA

The Riders have their own page on this website!

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

Facebook page at

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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 Pam Lightfoot 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 Pam 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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