Why Should I join the Veterans of Foreign Wars?
Because our strength comes from you.
Simply put, the VFW strives to do good things for deserving people; particularly veterans, their families, and their communities. From local grassroots ideas to national influence, we work every day to make a difference. It's our strength as an organization. And, with each individual membership, we grow stronger together.
We understand the unique bond you share with other veterans of overseas conflicts because we, too, have been there. Since 1899, the VFW has been the nation’s leading veterans service organization in the fight to better the lives of all those who’ve worn the uniform of the United States military. No matter which conflict called you to service, we invite you to join us. Stand strong with the nearly 1.7 million members of the VFW and its Auxiliary as together, we continue to fight for all that’s good FOR VETERANS.
By becoming a VFW Life member, you make a lifetime commitment to serving your fellow service members and veterans. That's something to take great pride in.
You'll also enjoy many great benefits of being a Life member! You will:
You can become a VFW Life member by making a one-time payment,or you can pay for your Life membership through our installment plan with an initial $45 payment and the Life membership amount billed over an 11-month period.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON MEMBERSHIP IN THE VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS PLEASE CONTACT YOUR LOCAL POST OR STATE HEADQUARTERS AT (217)529-6688
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
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WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, Kosovo, War in Afghanistan, War in Iraq, War on Global Terror and other Peace-Keeping Expeditionary Campaigns throughout the globe.