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Welcome to AFGE District 5!

National Vice President B. Everett KelleyWith more than 50,000 dues-paying members, District 5 is the largest District at AFGE. We are veterans, engineers, nurses, doctors, lawyers, mechanics, teachers, janitors, and all share one trait: Commitment to the labor movement.

We are committed to:

• fostering unity within our locals through action and education that is accessible to all members.  

• building strong, effective programs to empower our leadership and members.

• being responsive to the needs of the Federation at all levels.

As a member, you have the opportunity to meet other dedicated, like-minded people at local, district and national levels. You can attend the very best trainings and exchange ideas with others through a variety of opportunities on- and offline. You’ll also know that across the nation, 300,000 member have your back. 

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