What does the VFW Ladies Auxiliary do?

What does the VFW Ladies Auxiliary do?

With the paramount goal of helping families in distress, its members perform community service, fund cancer research, fight drug abuse and illiteracy, advocate for the rights of the elderly, and support the VFW National Home, Special Olympics, and other worthy causes.

Can spouses go to VFW?

You must be a veteran who has honorably served overseas in an area of foreign conflict in order to join the VFW. However, if you are not eligible for VFW membership but are the parent, grandparent, spouse, sibling, child or grandchild of a qualifying veteran, you can apply for membership in the VFW Auxiliary.

Can you be a member of more than one VFW?

After one year (12 months), he may again make application, but a person shall not be proposed for membership more than twice in one post. An applicant rejected in one post may apply to another post or become a department member-at-large. Notification.

What is a VFW Auxiliary member?

The VFW Auxiliary is one of the nation’s oldest veterans’ service organizations and our members are the relatives of those who served in a location of foreign conflict.

How do I start a VFW Auxiliary?

  1. A VFW Post must vote by 2/3 majority to have an Auxiliary.
  2. The Department (state) President appoints the official organizer of that Auxiliary and he/she must be a member of the VFW Auxiliary.
  3. A minimum of 15 eligible applicants must be on the application for the Charter (transfers are not eligible).

What is an auxiliary member?

auxiliary member means any member employed on other than a regular full- time basis.

What are the benefits of joining the VFW Auxiliary?

Receive Service Benefits Discounted policies for life, health, accident, long-term care and dental insurance, along with many other benefit plans. Access to discounts on products and services that are important to you – including local offers! Credit cards and certain financial services are available through USAA.

Can you join the VFW with a National Defense Service medal?

If a veteran’s DD-214 or other military documentation confirms they have been awarded one of these campaign medals and they have served honorably, then they are eligible for membership in the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

What are VFW Auxiliary dues?

Annual dues are $50.00 per year. Completed membership application, proof of eligibility and payment of annual dues must be sent to National Headquarters.

What is a women’s auxiliary?

noun. an association whose members are usually the wives of members of an association with which it is affiliated.

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