How to Join

A person may become a member of the VFW if they have --

(1) served honorably as a member of the Armed Forces of the United States in a foreign war, insurrection, or expedition, which service has been recognized as campaign-medal service and is governed by the authorization of the award of a campaign badge by the Government of the United States; or

(2) while a member of the Armed Forces of the United States, served honorably on the Korean peninsula or in its territorial waters for not less than 30 consecutive days, or a total of 60 days, after June 30, 1949; or

(3) while a member of the armed forces serving in an area which entitled the individual to receive special pay for duty subject to hostile fire or imminent danger.

Just bring your DD 214 and $33.00 annual dues payment with you and visit the Post.  We will fill out a membership application for you and present it at the next Post business meeting for acceptance.  Once accepted you will be sworn into the VFW at that or a subsequent Post business meeting. 

If you have questions about your qualifications or joining, please contact our Commander at 317.823.0481 or send an email to Commander@vfwpost261.org

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