Here is a link directly to National Headquarters for renewing your membership. Simply fill out the form and submit. You should receive your new membership card within 10 business days
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.
- 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 online or at 314-801-0800 to request more information.
Eligibility Requirements for VFW Auxiliary Membership:
Members must be citizens of the United States or a United States National, and at least 16 years old.
Those eligible are:
Of persons who were or are eligible for membership in the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States.
IF YOU MEET THE REQUIREMENTS LISTED FOR EITHER THE POST OR THE AUXILIARY, HAVE THE PAPER WORK, OR NEED HELP GETTING THE PAPER WORK, COMPLETE THIS FORM AND OUR MEMBERSHIP OFFICER WILL GET BACK TO YOU WITHIN 48 HOURS
You can call and make arrangements to meet with one of the Post Officers. We're more than happy to help with applications and any other paperwork you need
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