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Our Post is located at 5323 Sleepy Village Rd. in Benton, AR. We received our Charter in 1945 and are named in honor of Raymond E. McGill.
We host an Auxiliary Charter and Canteen.

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First Saline County service man killed in World War 2. Raymond E. McGill, son of Louie and Leila Oakleaf McGill was born in Roanoke, Arkansas on October 21. 1919. His family moved to Saline County where he attended the Benton Schools. McGill entered the Army in the summer of 1939 and was sent to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and there, attached to the 90th Bombardment Squadron. On August 24, 1940, he completed radio school and was sent to the south pacific. Raymond E. McGill was killed in action on April 24, 1942.


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Statewide News

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Family Freedom Festival

Join us for the first annual VFW Family Freedom Festival. Patriotism is the focus of this community event.

Commander & Presidents Homecoming

Fall Festival & Homecoming will be so exciting this year. Flyer attached with the schedule of events

National News

Important info from National VFW

‘A More Powerful Voice’

The VFW’s Publications staff quizzed VFW members attending the organization’s 119th National Convention in July in Kansas City, Mo.


Veteran Service Organizations Urge Senate to Pass Blue Water Navy Legislation Now

WASHINGTON – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, Disabled American Veterans, The American Legion and Paralyzed Vete...



"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."