As yesterday's defenders of freedom, we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group. Our common bond is the battlefield, whether it is service in the Persian Gulf, Korea, Kosovo, the  Global War on Terrorism or peace-keeping expeditionary campaigns. Your courage and sacrifice have made a difference in preserving and defending world peace.

  1. Citizenship - Must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. National
  2. Honorable Service - Must be currently serving or have served in the Armed Forces of the United States and either received a discharge of Honorable or General (Under Honorable Conditions).
  3. Service in a War, Campaign or Expedition on Foreign Soil or in Hostile Waters - Verified via service record* as indicated by the following:
  • Recipt of an authorized campaign medal
  • Receipt of Hostile Fire Pay or Imminent Danger pay (verified by a military pay statement)
  • Service in Korea for 30 consecutive or 60 non-consecutive days
More detailed information on eligibility can be accessed here.

* Information is verified through a veteran's DD-214.  If other information is needed or if the DD-214 is incomplete, prospective members can contact the National Personnel Records online or at (314) 801-0800 to request more information.  

To become a member, please contact us via email at, or come in during our monthly meeting, held on the first Wednesday of the month at 7:30pm.  Please bring verification of your eligibility.
Fees:  First year members pay $73.  This cost includes one year of membership dues, post cover and post collar devices.  Annual renewal fee is $35 thereafter.  Options to become Life Members also available.  Active duty service-member's first year membership dues are sponsored by the post.

You can also apply on line through VFW National here - New Member Application 

The VFW appreciates your service, and so do patriotic businesses across the country. That is why we have teamed up to offer you -as a VFW member- and your family discounted pricing on valuable merchandise and services. It is just one more way we are able to say "thank you" for all you have done to protect our freedom!

Follow this link to learn more about the benefits of becoming a member of the VFW