Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5040, Woodstock, IL
Welcome to virtual home of Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 5040. This website offers a glimpse of what our Post is about, what we do, and who we are. Our membership is a little over 250 total, serving our veterans and the community in which we live in McHenry County, Illinois.
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.

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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.



Happy New Year to all our VFW members!
See you all in 2022!
Thank you to our Veterans Day 2021 Sponsors
for providing the following:
Chop Suey Hut: Provided fried chicken, fried rice, Happy Hour
appetizersand gift card for door prize.
Gold Sponsors
Offsides Sports Bar and Grill: provided green salad and mostaccioli.
Cesaroni’s Deli and Café: provided large sandwich tray and gift card.
Winestock: provided Italian beef with rolls and gift card.
Napoli Pizza and Pasta: provided pizza.
John Sharres: provided home made chocolate chip cookies.
Woodstock Opera House: provided two sets two tickets for Elf the Musical.
Apple Creek Floral Studio and Gift Boutique: provided gift bag.
Oliver’s Bar and Grill: provided gift card.
Ethereal Craft Chocolate: provided three gourmet chocolate bars.
Benton Street Tap: provided gift basket.
The Thoughtfullness Shop: provided gift basket.
Ortmann’s Red Iron Tavern: provided gift basket.
Jewel Osco: provided fried chicken.
A special thanks to Bonnie Sharres for her work in providing the
sponsors for our Veterans Day Luncheon.