WELCOME TO AMERICAN LEGION POST 280/VFW POST 2671

VFW Post 2671 & American Legion Post 280
As yesterday's defenders of freedom, we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.  The Benton, IL. American Legion Post 280 and VFW Post 2671 is a combined Post where veterans who served honorably, during all eras, can join with their brothers and sisters in arms to strengthen our community. Regardless if you served during times of peace or war, overseas or abroad, we have a place for you. You can visit the Post at 311 South Main St. Benton, IL or call us at (618) 438-0861 for questions about membership. You can also follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/Benton280 or visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/BentonIllinoisAmericanLegion/
 

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Announcements

 Every Sunday is Karaoke with Rockin' Roy from 6-10pm. Bloody Mary's are $2. Every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday is Domestic Beer 3 for $5 and Nattys 3 for $4 during the day shift from 9am to 5pm. Wednesday Happy Hour is from 6 to 9pm. Auxiliary 50/50 Drawing at 7:25pm and Queen of Hearts Drawing at 7:30pm. The Auxiliary will also be selling food on Wednesday nights beginning at 5pm. Thursday is Wing Night starting at 5pm. Extreme Bingo begins at 6:30pm. Come out for your chance to win cash or prizes! On August 10th a Poker Run will be arriving at our Post around 1:30pm, we are their 2nd stop. On August 17th the Band of Brothers run will arrive at our Post around 2pm.

OUR MISSION

That the purpose of this Corporation shall be fraternal, patriotic, historical, charitable, and educational: to preserve and strengthen comradeship among its members; to assist worthy comrades; to perpetuate the memory and history of our dead; and to assist their widows and orphans; to maintain true allegiance to the Government of the United States of America, and fidelity to its Constitution and laws; to foster true patriotism; to maintain and extend the institutions of American freedom, and to preserve and defend the United States from all her enemies.
 
 

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As yesterday's defenders of freedom...

 ...we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.

WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, Kosovo, War in Afghanistan, War in Iraq, War on Global Terror and other Peace-Keeping Expeditionary Campaigns throughout the globe.

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The Veterans of Foreign Wars is dedicated

 to supporting those who sacrifice so much for this country, veterans, service members in the US Armed Forces, and their families and continues to be a voice for returning and currently deployed service members and their families.

National News

Important info from National VFW

VFW, Gratitude Initiative Collaborate to Support Military Families

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars is proud to announce it is teaming up with Gratitude Initiative to provide vital s...

VFW Post 6786 First Site in Innovative Initiative Giving Veterans Access to VA Health Services Close to Home

Andover, Mass. and Kansas City, Mo. (October 16, 2019) - For the first time ever, U.S. veterans will be able to receive U.S. Department of Veteran'...