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Post 5293 – Southtown – Joplin

OUR MISSION STATEMENT: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5293 Southtown-Joplin is located in the Southwest Missouri community of Joplin, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to US military service members and veterans and our communities in the Four States area. Our mission is to support those who have sacrificed so much for this country, US military veterans, those males and females currently serving in our Armed Forces, and their families. We do this through community service projects and camaraderie, a strong commitment to our National security and a strong national defense.  At the national level our mission statement is simply summed up by:

“No One Does More For Veterans”

VFW Post 5293 – South Town Joplin General Membership Meeting is held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month @ 3802 S Duquesne Road from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. We encourage all members and officers to attend. If you thinking about joining the VFW or know someone that is thinking about joining, please free to contact us  417-781-4039.

 Welcome to the My VFW Missouri Network.

The Missouri Veterans of Foreign Wars has a rich tradition of serving veterans, military families and their local communities. We invite you to explore this website and our entire VFW Missouri network of sites to learn more about our organization.

If you are a veteran and would like to join the VFW, we invite you to fill out our Join the VFW form.

If you are already a member of the VFW, use the links below to find what you need quickly: