Join the Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign
Membership- This is where we grow our
numbers. Awards are offered to Auxiliaries and members for signing up new
members each year.
Mentoring - Is an important part of our
organization. Any member who works to teach others about the workings of the
organization is a Mentor. Mentors are needed at all levels, to share the
information we have learned over the years, and to help new members understand
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
who were or are eligible for membership in the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the
eligible for membership in the VFW are those that 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.
Link of places to request a DD214 and any other information to join
When you join the VFW Auxiliary, you’ll have the
opportunity to: Support Veterans, Active-Duty Military and Their Families. The
VFW Auxiliary offers numerous avenues for service, such as hospital
volunteering, the adoption of military units and promoting patriotism. Anyone
with a heart for veterans can count their membership as an important way to
stand with veterans and the military community on Capitol Hill and in local
legislative battles affecting them.
The VFW Auxiliary offers numerous ways for members to develop, to acquire
and to utilize skills such as leadership, public speaking, fundraising, event
planning and community outreach.
Through local and national events, members have the
chance to meet people from all walks of life and many career backgrounds,
creating a vast network of people who are passionate about veterans,
active-duty military, and their families.
The VFW Auxiliary is pleased to offer members access
to one of the nation’s largest networks of money-saving products and services
in the insurance and benefits industry.
Discounted policies for life, health, accident,
long-term care and dental insurance, along with many other benefit plans.
Access to discounts on products and services that
are important to you – including local offers!
Credit cards and certain financial services are
available through USAA.
Submit the application to your local Auxiliary or contact Dept. Treasurer Nicole Koutz at 517-487-3715 email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Membership Forms and Applications
Membership Program Award Forms
Membership Recruitment & Retention Tools
Click here for Membership Recruitment & Retention Tools, including:
- Membership Engagement Packet
- Membership Moments (A collection of tips, tools and techniques that can be used to recruit, retain and engage Auxiliary members. Please share these handouts at your Auxiliary meetings and trainings.)
- VFW Auxiliary Eligibility Wheel Graphic
- Just One Card
- Strengthening Auxiliaries Calendar
- Local Talking Points
- National Talking Points
- VFW Auxiliary Brochure Order Form (Fillable)
- VFW Auxiliary Facts Leaflet
- Recruitment Booth Pointers
- 8 Ways You Can Help Veterans Card
- Member Benefits One-Sheeter
- "Join Us” Poster (17 x 11)
- Press Releases
- Door Hangers
- Social Media Shareables