AUXILIARY

Post 9668 Auxiliary serve to benefit the communities in which they are established by carrying on various programs sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars. The VFW and its Auxiliaries are well known for sponsorship of the Voice of Democracy Contest, Patriot's Pen Contest, Flag presentations, Citizenship Education, Community Service, Safety, Youth Activities, Hospital, Military and Veterans assistance, and other worthwhile programs and projects. These outstanding programs display the unselfish devotion that members of our organization feel towards our country.
 


Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States

By-Laws

ARTICLE XIII - AUXILIARY

Sec. 1301 - Formation.

A Post, if the By-Laws of the Department having jurisdiction so provide, may form an association separately constituted as a subordinate unit. The Department in which the Post is located shall charter such unit. Such association shall be subject to the rules established by the respective Department Convention, Department Commander and Post.

Sec. 1302 - Eligibility.

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. Click here for more information.

Step- and adopted parents, children, siblings (and half-siblings), grandparents and grandchildren are considered the same as biological parents, children, siblings, grandparents and grandchildren and may join the VFW Auxiliary under their VFW-eligible veteran.

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

Information on a veteran’s service record can be obtained by contacting:
National Archives and Records Administration
Phone: 1-866-272-6272
Online:

If you have membership questions or need more information, please contact us at info@vfwauxiliary.org.






 

 
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