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! Sept 25 10:30 am until sold out. Pre-ordering is recommended by Sept 21. Call 717-225-4010. 1/2 Chicken, baked potato, roll & butter $8 pre-order/$9 day of. All orders are pay at pick up. (if ordering on the app and do not receive an email confirmation, the order did not register, call the Post)
Auxiliary Subs! Pick up Sep 29
Texas Holdem Tournament! MUST register at wes@vfw5265.org to play / No Buy In / No Cash Awards / Anyone 21+ / Stand-Bys Allowed / Membership required to purchase alcohol / 6 PM start / Limited to first 42 Registrants / Next game is Oct 2

Auxiliary Bowling! Oct 2 sign in at 4:30 and Bowl from 5 to 7 pm at Hanover Bowling Centre. Costumes welcome. Tickets $15 includes shoe rental. Get tickets at the Post or at the door. 
VFW Scholarships! Voice of Democracy & Patriot's Pen Essays are due to the Post by Oct 31
VFW Auxiliary Continuing Education Scholarship due to National Auxiliary by Feb 15
Northeastern Honor Bus! Veterans sign up by Nov 5 for bus trip to Washington DC with Northeastern High School on Nov 20. click for application

Hours Canteen: Sun-Thurs 3 - 10 pm, Fri-Sat 3 pm - 12 am / Kitchen 3 pm - 9:30 pm
Hiring Bartenders, Servers - application available on website, phone app or see your server.
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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.

Post News

Important Info for Post5265 Members

Streets Renamed

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

Statewide News

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Coraopolis VFW To Host Honor Parade Sept. 11

In recognition to those who served or are serving in the military during the Afghanistan conflict, VFW Keith-Holmes Post 402 will be hosting an honor parade starting 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, that will run from Thorn Run to Broadway in Coraopolis. Immediately afterwards, a celebration slated to include live music and food trucks will take place near the post home on Mill Street.

DLA Distribution Donnie Thompson to receive 2021 Spirit of Hope award

VFW member and DLA Distribution employee Donnie Thompson to receive 2021 Spirit of Hope award

National News

Important info from National VFW

VFW Action Alert: Take Action Now

Congress is voting now on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2022. There are two critical amendments that NEED to stay! ...

VFW Joins Other VSOs to Launch 9/11 Memorial Golf Fund

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars has joined together with four other veterans service organizations to launch the 9...