What Are Some VFW Halls in Illinois?


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Some of the VFW halls in Illinois are the McHenry Post 4600 in McHenry, Johnson-Phelps Post 5220 in Oak Lawn and Bremen Post 2971 in Tinley Park. VFW membership is open to U.S. citizens who have served honorably during an overseas conflict, including those who have served 30 consecutive or 60 non-consecutive days in Korea and those who have received hostile fire or imminent danger pay.

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Post 4600 in McHenry was founded in 1946. Post meetings are held on the first Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. The post also operates a full-service bar and restaurant, which is also open to the public.

Post 5220 in Oak Lawn was founded in 1946. As of 2015, this post’s membership counted with over 600 members. Its Ritual Team provides military ceremony services for local community events such as little league games.

Post 2791 in Tinley Park has over 875 members. Some of the ongoing events that this post hosts include the Friday Fish Fry, Monday night bingo and several other fund-raising events for local organizations. In addition to general post meetings, the Bremen post hosts separate meetings for Korean War veterans, former Marines and submarine vets, as well as family support meetings.

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