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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, June 11th, at 7:30pm



**Executive Committee Meeting**

Monday, May 27th, at 4:00pm


The May 2019 newsletter can be viewed

by clicking HERE!


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

18 May - Jr Shooters Award Lunch

18 May - Post 290 Bombers 12U Tryouts, 4pm, Back Softball Field

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

23 May - Jr Shooters at the Annex, 6pm

25 May - Memorial Day Gravesite Flag Placement - Volunteers meet at Post Home at 9am

27 May - Memorial Day - Courthouse Ceremony, 9am; Open House, 12pm; Executive Committee Meeting, 4:00pm

28 May - Baseball Tryouts for Nationals/Patriots, 5:30pm - 8:30pm - SEE BASEBALL TAB FOR DETAILS

29 May - Rain date for Nationals/Patriots tryouts, 5:30pm-8:30pm, if necessary

30 May - Baseball Tryouts for Americans/Virginians, 5:30pm - 8:30pm - SEE BASEBALL TAB FOR DETAILS

31 May - Rain date for Americans/Virginians tryouts, 5:30pm-8:30pm, if necessary

30 May - Jr Shooters at the Annex, 6pm

1 Jun - 16th District Convention, Woodbridge

1 Jun - Installation Dinner at Post Home - Social Hour begins at 5:30pm, Dinner at 7:00pm

6 Jun - Jr Shooters ACES Postal

8 Jun - Legion Riders Dart Tournament, 11am

11 Jun - Post 290 General Membership Meeting, 7:30pm

15 Jun - Steak Night at Post 290, 5-8pm

24 Jun - Executive Committee Meeting, 7:30pm

4 July - Independence Day Celebration at Post 290

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 Riders Post 290 VA

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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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