You understand that you share a unique bond with other veterans of overseas
conflicts and those who wear this country’s uniform. Regardless of what conflict
you've served in from World War II to the present day Global War On Terror, you
can join with others who feel the same. Join the VFW. You've earned it.


The fundamental difference between our organization and other
veterans organizations, and one in which we take great pride, is
our eligibility qualifications.

There are three primary requisites for membership in the Veterans of
Foreign Wars of the United States:

(1) Citizenship

(2) Honorable service in the armed forces of the United States

(3) Service entitling the applicant to the award of a recognized campaign
medal or as set forth in the Congressional Charter and By-Laws and
Manual of Procedure and Ritual.

The VFW welcomes all who meet our eligibility criteria. It's through
service to this country that all our membership has earned their elite

If you have received a campaign medal for overseas service; have
served 30 consecutive or 60 non-consecutive days in Korea; or have
ever received hostile fire or imminent danger pay, then you're eligible to
join our ranks.


The camaraderie and fellowship that comes with being part of the nation’s
largest group of combat veterans. Assistance securing the benefits you’re
entitled as a veteran. Discounts on numerous insurance and health care plans.

Become an annual member of the VFW for only $35* per year. (*May vary
according to state of residence. $1.98 of your membership dues goes towards
your VFW magazine subscription.) Make a one-time payment to become a Life
Member of the VFW, or take advantage of our 12-month installment plan.

Personal assistance securing government benefits and entitlement's for

Discounts on prescriptions, hotel and car rentals

Eligible for membership in the Pentagon Federal Credit Union

VFW Real Estate and Mortgage Services

Dell Discount Computers

Subscription to VFW Magazine

Multiple group-rate insurance programs

$1,000/$1,500 Personal Accident Insurance

Vehicle Insurance Plan

Long-Term Care

Cancer Insurance

Medicare Advantage

Supplement and Prescription Drug Plans

Senior Term Life

Pet Insurance

Condo and Cruise Program

For more extensive information about membership benefits and VFW insurance
programs click on the related link on right.
 VFW National site