WELCOME TO IL - DISTRICT 5

Teamwork ~ Leadership ~ Commitment


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.  Our common bond is the battlefield, whether it is service in the Persian Gulf, Korea, Kosovo, the war on terrorism or peace-keeping expeditionary campaigns. Your courage and sacrifice have made a difference in preserving and defending world peace.
 

Announcements

The May District 5 meeting will be held at the Fox River (McHenry) Post 4600 on Saturday, 22 May 2021 at 9 am.   This will be an in-person meeting with an additional Zoom setup.  Zoom details will follow.

 

 

May is Military Appreciation Month.

 

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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.

Assistance & Benefits

Assistance & Benefits

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.

District News

Important Info for District 5 Members

Spring Frolic

This year's Spring Frolic will be held in Winthrop Harbor.

Call To Action

The Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery needs our attention.

National News

Important info from National VFW

Ace Hardware Honors Fallen Heroes with 1 Million American Flags

OAK BROOK, Ill. - Ace Hardware is collaborating with the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) once again this year to honor the brave me...

VFW National Convention Update II

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Yesterday, the VFW National Council of Administration voted on and approved the decision to execute a business ...

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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.