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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, January14th, at 7:30pm


**Executive Committee Meeting**

Monday, January 27th, at 7:30pm

See Club Room tab for updated hours of operation!

Join us for Super Bowl Sunday at the Post on Sunday, February 2nd

Drink and Food Specials

Club Room opens at 12:30pm; Game starts at 6:30pm

American Legion Riders

BRUNCH at Post 290

Sunday, 9 February from 10am-2pm


Bingo Volunteers Needed!

Post 290 Bingo is under New Management and is looking to establish two or more regular crews to support a monthly schedule.

Be part of a high performing volunteer team having a positive impact on Post 290s support to veterans and community initiatives!

Contact Jim Perham, text/call 540-497-1442, to volunteer or for more details!


The January 2020 newsletter can be viewed by clicking HERE!


27 Jan - Executive Committee Meeting, 7:30pm

2 Feb - Post Everlasting and 4 Chaplains Ceremony at Post 290, 2pm

2 Feb - Super Bowl Party in the Club Room! Doors open at 12:30pm; game starts at 6:30pm

8 Feb - Regional Oratorical Contest (15 Feb is makeup date), Post 74 Charlottesville (Note Location Change)

9 Feb - ALR BRUNCH, 10am-2pm

15 Feb - Steak Night at Post 290, 4:30-7:30pm

28 Feb - Department Oratorical Contest; during Department Convention

6 Mar - Boys/Girls State Applications due

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

29 Mar - Girls State Interview - See Girls State page for schedule

30 Mar - Boys State Interviews - See Boys State page for schedule

19 Apr - Girls State Orientation Meeting, time TBD

20 Apr - Boys State Orientation Meeting, 7pm



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

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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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