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Welcome to the home page of Jack Ray VFW Post 5789 in Lee's Summit, Missouri
We hope this site will become a useful resource for information regarding events and what is happening in the VFW community.  Please return often for updates.

 We are located in beautiful Downtown Lee's Summit, Missouri.  Please visit our Post soon.
Also visit us at Jack Ray Post 5789, VFW on facebook.
Phone: 816-524-8498
Email:  post5789@movfw.org


Next Post Meeting:

Wednesday June 12 at 7:00pm

  • The Post renovation committee is taking suggestions on what to include in a renovation of the spaces in the Post Home.  If you feel an area of the building needs a change, please let us know.  If you see a problem, let us know how you would address it.  We are doing primary studies as to what can be done to improve our Post. Send suggestions and solutions to ckoelsch2@gmail.com
  •  Annual Members who have not yet renew their 2024 membership please do so by the renewal date on your membership card.  If your membership is due by June 30 go ahead and renew early, your renewal date for next year will remain the same.  If you need help with your renewal, please contact any of your Post officers.  We can help.  Consider going to an installment life membership plan.  Initial payment of $45.00 and then 11 monthly payments depending on age. There is strength in numbers.  Your membership in the VFW gives the Organization that much more of voice when advocating Veterans Concerns and Priorities in front of Congress at the National Level and with State Legislators. On the local Post level, we continue to help veterans with their issues and have an Honor Guard that salutes the veteran at funerals and help to make our community better. We Sponsor Scholarships for local High school students with a parent or grandparent who has served their nation. We conduct annual VFW Patriots Pen Essay writing contest for middle school age students and VFW Voice of Democracy Speech contest for students at High School age. Each of these contests come with a cash prize and a chance to compete at the State and National levels. If these items are of interest to you as a current or lapsed member, please, again, renew your membership today.
  • The Missouri Korean War Veterans Memorial is presenting their 10th annual Flag Day Ceremony at The Missouri Korean War Veterans Memorial located in Washington Square Park, Pershing and Main Streets in Kansas City, Missouri on June 14th at 10:00am.  This year's Keynote speaker is Lt Col. Wayne Wallingford USAF (Retired). Post members wishing to assist with setup and tear down, please contact Commander Phillips.

  • Congratulations to our newly elected and appointed officers.  As a reminder your terms of office will commence with the Installation of the Missouri State Commander at this year's Convention which will be held at the Oasis Resort in Springfield, Missouri June 6 through 9.
  •  On May 27th at 8:00am at the Lee's Summit Historical Cemetery VFW Post 5789 will hold a Memorial Day Ceremony.  It will be held at the Flag Pole at 3rd St. and Independence.  A breakfast will be held at the Post Home 329 SE Douglas, Lee's Summit following the ceremony.  Assistance in installing the nearly 200 flags on Friday May 24th at 6:00pm will be greatly appreciated.  The flags will be taken down on Monday evening at 6:00pm and assistance will be appreciated.








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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.

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 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 Post5789 Members


May 27th,2024 - Post 5789 Holds Annual Memorial Day Ceremony



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National News

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That the purpose of this Corporation shall be fraternal, patriotic, historical, charitable, and educational: to preserve and strengthen comradeship among its members; to assist worthy comrades; to perpetuate the memory and history of our dead; and to assist their widows and orphans; to maintain true allegiance to the Government of the United States of America, and fidelity to its Constitution and laws; to foster true patriotism; to maintain and extend the institutions of American freedom, and to preserve and defend the United States from all her enemies.

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