JOINING OUR POST
We offer the following membership types:
Annual Membership: $40
Lifetime Membership: Lifetime membership price is determined based on your date of birth.
1987 and later... $425
1977 - 1986 $410
1967 - 1976 $375
1957 - 1966 $335
1947 - 1956 $290
1937 - 1946 $225
1936 and earlier... $170
After submitting your membership application using the links below, please send us a copy of your DD-214 so that we can validate your eligibility. Please remove or mask your SSN before sending.
Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
ONLINE ORDERING coming soon! For now, stop by the Post for an application and be sure to bring a copy of your DD-214 so we can validate your eligibility!
GENERAL GUIDELINES FOR 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:
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 serving.
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.