Copyright © Lockport, IL VFW Post 5788. All Rights Reserved.

Our Mission


To foster camaraderie among United States veterans of overseas conflicts. To serve our veterans, our military, and our communities. To advocate on behalf of all veterans

Our Vision


Ensure that veterans are respected for their service, always receive their earned entitlements, and are recognized for the sacrifices they and their loved ones have made on behalf of this great country

Lockport, IL VFW Post 5788
1026 E. 9th Street

Lockport IL 60441-3218
Telephone:  +1 (815)  838-1066
Commandervfwpost5788@gmail.com

Our Beliefs

Our Core Values


Always put the interests of our members first

Treat donors as partners in our cause

Promote patriotism

Honor military service

Ensure the care of veterans and their families

Serve our communities

Promote a positive image of the VFW

Respect the diversity of veteran opinions


"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer."

John F. Kennedy