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.


Chicken BBQ! Oct 22 10:30 am until sold out | pre-ordering recommended by Oct 18 | to order: see server, call 717-225-4010 or order online (with email confirmation)
Live Music! Ashby Brother's Band Oct 28 7-10 pm in the canteen for members and guests | Wear your costume! Judging at 8 pm
VFW Essay Contests! Voice of Democracy and Patriot's Pen Essays due to the Post by October 31
Veteran Bus Trips! Veterans must be registered - 
ALL VETS to DC November 1 Bailey Coach Bus Sponsored by VFW Post 5265 
Northeastern Honor Bus November 12 informationapplication 
information is also on Post bulletin boards
Hours Canteen Mon-Fri 3 pm - 11 pm | Sat-Sun 11 am - 11 pm | Kitchen Daily 3 - 9 pm
Veteran & Auxiliary Meeting Night Third Tuesday Pot Luck Social at 6 and meeting at 7 PM
We're Hiring! Part-time Bartenders and Cooks | see servers for application, see steward for details

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Membership Details

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.

Post News

Important Info for Post5265 Members

Streets Renamed

The intersecting streets where our Post sits have recently been renamed.

Statewide News

News & Info from your department


VA publishes Interim Final Rule for Staff Sergeant Parker Gordon Fox Suicide Prevention Grant Program

The VA's Staff Sergeant Parker Gordon Fox Suicide Prevention Grant Program. The grant is a three-year community-based grant program that will provide financial assistance to eligible entities to provide or coordinate the provision of suicide prevention services

National News

Important info from National VFW

It's National VFW Day!

WASHINGTON - Sept. 29 is National Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Day, celebrating one of the largest and most established organiza...

VFW Asks for Deeper Dive on Veteran Suicide

WASHINGTON - Despite news reports of veteran suicide numbers at their lowest since 2006, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is urg...