Applications are available at the post and require a copy of the veteran DD-214. 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.
More detailed information on VFW eligibility can be accessed here or call/visit us at VFW 10094.
The VFW appreciates your service, and so do patriotic businesses across the country. That's why we've teamed up to offer you - as a VFW member - and your family discounted pricing on valuable merchandise and services. It's just one more way we're able to say "thank you" for all you've done to protect our freedom!
Details and additional benefits can be found at https://www.vfw.org/join/member-benefits
Renew your membership online at https://oms.vfw.org/quickrenew.aspx
To become a VFW Auxiliary member - you must complete an application, which is available at the post accompanied by a copy of a qualifying DD214 from an immediate family such as: father, mother, sister, brother, and grandparents. Additional details and information on joining the VFW Auxiliary at https://vfwauxiliary.org/join-us/
Leadership and volunteers are always available to answer your questions, please call or visit VFW 10094!