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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, December 10th, at 7:30pm


**Executive Committee Meeting**

Monday, December 23rd, at 7:30pm

See Club Room tab for updated hours of operation!

Join us for brunch at the Post on Sunday, January 12th, from 10am to 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 December 2019 newsletter can be viewed by clicking HERE!


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, 8:30am, at Post 290 Annex, 1204 American Legion Road

20 Dec - Christmas Food Basket packaging at Post 290 Annex, 8:30am, 1204 American Legion Road

21 Dec - Christmas Food Basket distribution at Post 290 Annex, 1204 American Legion Road, 8:30am

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

12 Jan - Sunday Brunch, 10am - 2pm at the Post (Pay As You Go Menu) - Club Room will be open!  

15 Jan - "Day on the Hill"

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

TBD - Jr Law Cadet Interviews at Post 290

2 Feb - Post Everlasting at Post 290

8 Feb - Regional Oratorical Contest (15 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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