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P.O. Box 125, Stafford, Virginia 22555

Stafford American Legion Post 290

Post 290 Auxiliary Officers & Scholarships & Awards

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 President: Kathy Lyons   
 Vice President: Anne Sharpe 
 Secretary: Marilyn Butters
 Treasurer: Linda Altstaetter
 Chaplain: Mary Schelin
 Historian: Martha Newton  
 Sergeant At-Arms:   Nina Scullin

Q: I am related to someone who served on active duty during one of the membership eligibilty dates. Can I join the Auxiliary of The American Legion?


A: If your relative who served on active duty during one of the membership eligibility dates and is a member of The American Legion, you may join the American Legion Auxiliary of The American Legion.

However, if the qualifying veteran is deceased you may join the appropriate organization, even if the qualifying veteran was not a member of The American Legion when living.

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American Legion Auxiliary Unit 290 Scholarships

Each year, the American Legion Auxiliary Stafford Unit 290 awards the Stafford Unit 290 Scholarship, a $1000 award, to a graduating senior from each Stafford County High School.   Eligibility criteria and application forms are published on this website and are available through the high school guidance counselors in January. After reviewing the applications, the scholarship committee will select the winners and award the scholarships at each applicable high school's Senior Awards Night.

Stafford Unit 290 Scholarship
$1000

Additional scholarships are also available through Department and National affiliations.   The Department of Virginia American Legion Auxiliary offers the following scholarships:

Dr. Kate Waller Barrett Scholarship
$1000

Anna Gear Junior Scholarship
$500

Past President's Parley Medical Scholarship
$1000

For Department Scholarship applications, see your Guidance Counselor or visit the Department of Virginia Auxiliary website at www.vaauxiliary.org.

The National American Legion Auxiliary offers ta number of scholarships including but not limited to:

Children of Warriors National Presidents' Scholarship
$2500-$3500

Spirit of Youth Scholarship for Junior Members
$1000 x 5

For National Auxiliary Scholarship applications, see your Guidance Counselor or visit www.alaforveterans.org/scholarships

Contact your local American Legion Auxiliary Unit, 540-659-4461, complete the application and proudly join the AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY.

Click on for http://www.legion.org for online details.
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