AMERICAN LEGION POST 280/VFW POST 2671

VFW Post 2671 & American Legion Post 280

WELCOME TO AMERICAN LEGION POST 280/VFW POST 2671

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.  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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Sponsor - John Metzger, Post 280 Commander

Compliments of American Legion Post 280 Commander John Metzger


Announcements

 Every Sunday is Karaoke with Rockin' Roy from 6-10pm. Bloody Mary's are $2 and Bomb Drinks $3.50. Every Monday is Free Pool. Domestic Beer is 3 for $4 and Natty's are 3 for $3. Every Tuesday Domestic Beer 3 for $4 and Natty's 3 for $3. Every Wednesday is the Auxiliary 50/50 Drawing at 7:25pm and the Queen of Hearts Drawing at 7:30pm. Beer Can specials $1.50. Every Thursday is Wing Night! All wings, hot or mild, only .50cents each. Also available; Chicken Strips, French Fries, Onion Rings, Deep Fried Pickles, and Cheese Sticks. Domestic Beer 3 for $4, and Natty's 3 for $3. Every Friday is Fish Friday from 5-7pm! Every Saturday is Margarita Day $2.50 each.   

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.

Assistance & Benefits

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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.

Statewide News

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Department VOD Winner from Norris City

Collin Sexton was sponsored by VFW Post 3851, Carmi, IL. Collin is the son of Tamera & Curtis Sexton, of Norris City, IL

National News

Important info from National VFW

President Releases FY 2020 Budget Request

WASHINGTON - The president's federal spending plan for fiscal year 2020 adds 30,000 more troops and proposes a ...

VFW Concerned With VA MISSION Act Implementation

WASHINGTON - This morning, during testimony before a joint hearing of the Senate and House Veterans' Affairs Committees, the Veter...