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Veterans of Foreign Wars - Post 5265
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Pvt. Allen J. Beck, Jr. - Allen Jesse Beck, Jr. was born June 16, 1925 to Allen J. Beck, Sr. and Anna Ruth Beck.  He was part of of a close-knit, loving family living in Spring Grove... Read more
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VFW Meeting Schedule
3rd Tuesday - 6:30pm
Veteran / Home Assoc
3rd Tuesday - 8:00pm
Last Tuesday - 7:00pm

VFW Post 5265 - Spring Grove, PA

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5265 - Spring Grove, PA

Welcome to Pvt. Allen J. Beck, Jr., VFW Post 5265. We invite you to learn more about our post, Pvt. Allen J. Beck, Jr., the history of our post and our Auxiliary.

PA State BBQ Competition & Festival
at Spring Grove Community Park

Friday, July 28 - Wing Competition - First Responder’s Cup
6-7:30 PM - $5 for 6 wing samples and 1 vote
Vote for VFW Post 5265

Saturday, July 29 - BBQ Comp & Festival
11 AM - 8 PM - Food Trucks, Activities, Beer/Wine Garden

details & tickets online at

August 12

10:30 am until sold out
$8 Chicken Dinner
Drive-up service in the parking lot!
Open to the public

Like the event on facebook!

VFW Chicken BBQ


Cruisin' to Grant Wishes
August 12

9 am - 3 pm Rain or Shine

Open to All Makes & Models
$10 donation to enter show & band
Show Trophies Awarded

Details: 717-225-1910 or

Chicken BBQ
10:30 am until sold out - $8 Dinners

Band: "Almost Famous" 7 - 10 pm
$10 pp donation / Free to car show entries

Donations are being accepted silent auction

Monetary donations are also accepted,
make checks payable to VFW Post 5265
w/ Make A Wish in the memo

Benefits Make A Wish - Public Welcome


Thursday, August 24
6:30 - 8:30 PM

at Spring Grove VFW hosted by The Gun Bunker LLC

Topics covered:
- Justified use of deadly force
- The Castle Doctrine
- Stand your ground laws
and ask an attorney legal self defense or gun law questions

Must Register Online
$10 per person / Free for VFW Post 5265 Members

Questions: Contact 877-474-7184 or

Sept 17 PBS The Vietnam War on WITF
Watch TV listings for details
Wed, Nov 8 All Vets to DC - Bus trip to Arlington Cemetery
Veterans & 1 guest
Reservations: Tina Hinkle 225-4010

Cell Phones for Soldiers

Support Cell Phones for Soldiers
and drop off your old cell phones
at our Post or at
The Southwestern Regional Police Dept, 6115 Thoman Dr., Spring Grove
(lobby open weekdays 8 am - 4:30 pm)

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Post News Briefs


Veteran Assistance

Meet with PA Dept of VFW Veterans Service Officer Christine Frederick at our Post for help with claims, VA enrollment and more. To make an appointment, call 717-884-1705. Do not need to be a member of the VFW.

Scholarship Fund Feed

Sun., July 23, noon - 4 PM Purchase tickets at the bar. Feed benefits Spring Grove High School students receiving scholarships from our Post.

VFW Essay Contests

Patriot's Pen 6-8th grade
V.O.D. 9-12th grade
Submissions due Oct. 31, 2017. Program details are available on the post scholarships page.


Purchase flags at the post
- 12" x 18" Grave Marker Flag
- 3' x 5' Exterior Nylon Flag
- 4' x 6' Exterior Nylon Flag
- 5' x 8' Exterior Nylon Flag
Please contact the Steward or the QM to order flags not listed.

Bring unserviceable flags to our Post for proper disposal.

Happy Hour:
Monday 7 pm - 9 pm
Tuesday 5 pm - 7 pm
Wednesday 3 pm - 5 pm
Thursday 1 pm - 3 pm
Friday 11 am - 1 pm

Members must present their Post commemorative challenge coin or Ride To Remember Dog Tag for happy hour price.

Room Rentals Available

Details for renting the post dining room and the meeting room are available on the website dining room page.


Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs 
VFW Post 5265
Veterans of Foreign Wars - Post 5265
Veterans of Foreign Wars - Post 5265
Veterans of Foreign Wars - Post 5265


Monday-Wednesday 11 am - 12 am
Thursday 11 am - 1 am*

Friday-Saturday 7 am - 1 am*

Sunday 7 am-12 am

*Last call may be 11:30 & close at 12



Wednesday & Friday: 4:30 pm - 8 pm

Chef Specials listed in Newsletter


Pvt. Allen J. Beck, Jr.

VFW Post 5265

199 West 1st Avenue

P.O. Box 54

Spring Grove, Pa 17362


Get Directions


Commander - Bob Klinedinst

Quartermaster - Scott Little

Aux. President - Tina Hinkle


Steward - Bob Hinkle


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Veterans of Foreign Wars - Post 5265
Veterans of Foreign Wars - Post 5265
Veterans of Foreign Wars - Post 5265
Veterans of Foreign Wars - Post 5265
Veterans of Foreign Wars - Post 5265