Benefits of Membership
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There are three qualifiers for membership in the VFW, as set out in our By-Laws. An individual must meet all three in order to become a member. They are as follows:
1: Citizenship – must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. National.
2: Honorable Service – must have served in the Armed Forces of the United States and either received a discharge of Honorable or General (Under Honorable Conditions) or be currently
3: Service in a war, campaign, or expedition on foreign soil or in hostile waters*. This can be proven by any of the following:
- An authorized campaign medal (see a full list of qualifying medals and badges)
- Receipt of Hostile Fire Pay or Imminent Danger Pay (verified by a military pay statement)
- Service in Korea for 30 consecutive or 60 non-consecutive days
*This information is usually available through a veteran’s DD-214. If other information is needed or if a veteran’s DD-214 is not complete, they can contact the National Personnel Records Center online or at 314-801-0800 to request more information.
If you meet any of these requirements, we would love to talk to you. Membership is $35 a year. Download an application here.
VFW Auxiliary Membership
Membership in the Auxiliary is open to both men and women that are related to those that are eligible for Post membership in the VFW. It should be noted that the Veteran you are eligible under does not need to be a VFW member.
Members must be citizens of the United States and at least 16 years old and who are;
If you meet these requirements, we would love to talk to you. Membership is $30 a year. Download an application here.