Membership Requirements !
The VFW welcomes all who meet our eligibility criteria. It is through service to this country that our membership has earned their elite status.
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 are eligible.
To verify your membership eligiblity, the attached document provides all of our requirements for membership Membership Requirements Document
Get started and join our ranks. Download the application now;
Then mail the completed form, Payment type and a copy of your DD214 to:
VFW Post 9143
1045 Dahlonega Hwy.
Cumming, GA 30040
In order to join the Veterans of Foreign Wars you must meet the following requirements:
Must be a US citizen
Must be currently in the US military or have an honorable discharge
Must have served overseas during a conflict for which you received an expeditionary medal, a campaign medal or ribbon, or imminent danger/hostile fire pay
Received the SSBN Deterrent Patrol Insignia, the Combat Infantryman Badge (CIB), the Combat Medic Badge (CMB), the Combat Action Ribbon (CAR), the Combat Action Badge (CAB), the Air Force Combat Action Medal (AFCAM), or Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon (with Gold Border)
Served 30 consecutive days duty in Korea or 60 days of non-consecutive duty in Korea
Be currently deployed in an area that qualifies for VFW membership.
If you have one of the ribbons shown below you are probably elgible to join