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.

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The basic requirements are:

  • Citizen of the United States
  • Have an honorable discharge from the US Armed Forces, or
  • Be currently deployed in the US Armed Forces, or
  • Be on active duty in the US Armed Forces, and have a previous deployment.

See World Map of VFW Eligibility for locations of foreign service and earned medals that provide eligibility for membership.

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Annual Dues

The annual dues for VFW Post 1512 are $40.

NOTE: If you are on active duty in U.S. military service, the Post will pay the annual dues.

Lifetime Membership Fees

Life Membership fees are based on the applicants attained age as of December 31 of the calendar year during which the application is submitted. The fees are:

Age Fees
Through age 30 $425
Age 31-40 $410
Age 41-50 $375
Age 51-60 $335
Age 61-70 $290
Age 71-80 $225
Age 81+ $170

To apply for membership in the Post, use the Application form.