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Membership

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You are one of us, now join us!

We understand the unique bond you share with other veterans of overseas conflicts because we, too, have been there. Since 1899, the VFW has been the nation’s leading veterans service organization in the fight to better the lives of all those who’ve worn the uniform of the United States military.

 

No matter which conflict called you to service, we invite you to join us. Stand strong with the more than 1.5 million members of the VFW and its Auxiliary as together, we continue to fight for all that’s good FOR VETERANS.

VFW Membership

 

​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:

 

  • Citizenship: Must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. National.

  • 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 serving.​

  • Service in a war, campaign, or expedition on foreign soil or in hostile waters.

    • 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

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VFW Auxiliary Membership

Members must be at least 16 years old and related to those that are eligible for membership in the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States.

Those eligible are:

  • Husband/Wife

  • Widower/Widow

  • Father/Mother

  • Grandfathers/Grandmothers

  • Sons/Daughters

  • Grandsons/Granddaughter

  • Brothers/Sisters

Step- and adopted parents, children, siblings (and half-siblings), grandparents and grandchildren are considered the same as biological parents, children, siblings, grandparents and grandchildren and may join the VFW Auxiliary under their VFW-eligible veteran.

Proof of service is required for eligibility and must be obtained by the applicant.

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