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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, May 14th, at 7:30pm


Post Elections for 2019-2020 will take place at this

meeting.  See "Post Officers" tab for Nomination

Slate/Election info!


**Executive Committee Meeting**

Monday, April 22nd, at 7:30pm


The April 2019 newsletter can be viewed

by clicking HERE!

7 Apr - Girls State Info Meeting; All Delegates, Alternates and their Parents must attend, 3pm

9 Apr - Post 290 General Membership Meeting, 7:30pm

11 Apr - Jr Shooters at the Annex, 6pm

13 Apr - **250 CLUB ** - Contact Mickey Collis/Ralph Cooper/Dave Stein

18 Apr - Jr Shooters (Young) at the Annex, 6pm

21 Apr - Easter Egg Hunt (12 years and younger), 2pm

22 Apr - *DATE CHANGE* Boys State Info Meeting; All Delegates, Alternates and their Parents must attend, 7pm

22 Apr - Post 290 Executive Committee Meeting, 7:30pm

25 Apr - Jr Shooters at the Annex, 6pm

26 Apr - Golf Tournament supporting Spotsylvania Post 320 Baseball at the Gauntlet

2 May - Jr Shooters at the Annex, 6pm

9 May - Jr Shooters at the Annex, 6pm

11 May - Steak Night at Post 290, 5-8pm

14 May - Post 290 General Membership Meeting, 7:30pm

16 May - Jr Shooters (Young) at the Annex, 6pm

18 May - Jr Shooters Award Lunch

23 May - Jr Shooters at the Annex, 6pm

27 May - Memorial Day - Open House, 12pm; Executive Committee Meeting, 7:30pm

30 May - Jr Shooters at the Annex, 6pm

1 Jun - 16th District Convention, Woodbridge

6 Jun - Jr Shooters ACES Postal

8 Jun - Legion Riders Dart Tournament, 11am

10-14 July - Department Convention

30 July - Junior Department Baseball Banquet

1-4 Aug - Junior Department Baseball Tournament at Post 290


If you might be interested in serving as a Counselor for Boys State (16-22 June @ Radford University), please contact Frenchie Burnett, 540-220-1905 or

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 290 participates in the Spring Conference,  March 1-3,  2019, in Portsmouth Virginia.  Distinguished guests are led to the podium by Frances Shelton, escorting Thomas Quick, Department Commander.  National Commander Brett Reistad, escorted by Susan Lee.  John Milburn National Vice Commander, was escorted by Margaret Dillinger.  All escorts were former Department Auxiliary Presidents.  Department Auxiliary President Rose Moore, welcomed the special guest.  Kathy Dungan, National Auxiliary President was also introduced.

Past Department Auxiliary Presidents, Frances Shelton, Post 290, and Susan Lee, Post 55, are from the Fredericksburg/Stafford area.



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 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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