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Established 1914, members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States Auxiliary set out to serve the veterans of this country and our communities in honor of the sacrifices and commitment of every man and woman who has served in uniform. The VFW Auxiliary is one of the nationís oldest veteransí service organizations and our members are the relatives of those who have served in overseas combat. We have nearly 470,000 members in more than 4,000 Auxiliaries nationwide who volunteer millions of hours and fundraise millions of dollars for charitable projects that benefit veterans, military service personnel and their families.

Through our National Programs, we assist the VFW pass or block legislation that impacts veterans and their families, provide nearly a million volunteer hours in the VA medical system, conduct patriotic programs with thousands of students and offer hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships for our nationís youth.


Eligibility 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 eligible are:

Husband/Wife
Widower/Widow
Father/Mother
Grandfathers/Grandmothers
Sons/Daughters
Grandsons/Granddaughters
Brothers/Sisters
Of persons who were or are eligible for membership in the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States.

Those 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.

Proof of service is required for eligibility and must be obtained by the applicant.

Information on a veteranís service record can be obtained by contacting:
National Archives and Records Administration
Phone: 1-866-272-6272
Auxiliary
President
Barb Meyer
Sr. Vice President
Linda Irey
Jr. Vice President
Susan Schult
Auxillary Treasurer/Secretary
Barb Kleckner
Secretary
Nance Regep