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P.O. Box 125, Stafford, Virginia 22555

Stafford American Legion Post 290

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Middle School Essay Contest - It's not too late to enter!

Click HERE to access the rules and school certification

form!  Essays are due to Fargo Wells by 5 pm,

Thursday, December 21, 2017 (last 1/2 day 

of class before the winter break) 


We are having a New Year's Eve PARTY!

Open to the public! Please join us on New Years Eve

and start off 2018 with a blast!

The "2:15 Band" will be rocking our Post

thoughout the night. This is a "BYOB" event

(we will supply the mixers). Hors d'oeuvers

will be served from 9 pm to midnight,

with breakfast served after the

ball drops until 2 am.

Baby sitting will be available on site.

Tickets are $20 per person and are available for

purchase through this LINK!


Our Post is starting an American Legion Rider program!


In order to start a program at Post 290, we need at

least six members of the Post, Auxiliary or

SAL to start.  Spouses are invited to

participate but do not count towards the

required six (unless they are members of

the Post, Auxiliary or SAL).  Please contact

Dave Stein if interested.



  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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