Ready to become a member?
Are you eligible? Maybe you just returned from a tour in Afghanistan or Iraq. Perhaps flying missions as part of Operation Southern and Northern Watch. Maybe you did a stint in Bosnia or completed a tour in Korea. Maybe you saw service during missions in Somalia, Haiti or Rwanda in 1994. In any case, your Korea duty or overseas campaign medal makes you eligible for the VFW.
Who can join?
Veterans who served overseas in Foreign Wars, Expeditionary Campaigns, Occupation Duty or served in Korea anytime.
If you have earned one of these, then you can join: Qualifying Campaigns Ribbons or Medals Expeditionary, Spanish Campaign Army of Cuban Occupation, Army of Puerto Rican Occupation, Philippine Campaign China Campaign, Army of Cuban Pacification, Cuban Pacification Mexican Service, First Nicaraguan Campaign, Haitian Campaign, Dominican Campaign, World War I Victory Army of Occupation of Germany, Second Nicaraguan Campaign,Yangtze Service, China Service, American Defense Service, American Campaign, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign, Army of Occupation, Navy Occupation, Korean Service Medal Armed Forces, Expeditionary Medal Navy and Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal Vietnam Service Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal Service on the Korean Penninsula (30 Consecutive Days), Kosovo Eligibility Combat Action Ribbon, Combat Infantry Badge Combat Medical Badge.
We know what it’s like to be far from home serving your country. WE’VE BEEN IN YOUR BOOTS. To make sure you receive the recognition and support you deserve, we fight in Washington to protect your rights and work hard on the local level to make your tours easier.
A copy of DD214 is required.