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Your Sisters and Brothers Need You!

Join the VFW Today!


Continue to serve by joining our

 Veteran Service Organization.

"No One Does More For Veterans"

It's easier than you think.

Click here to download the membership application.

Submit it to our Webmaster or bring it to our next meeting!


Need Help?

Contact the Post today and we'll get you started:  (719) 632-9874.

Membership Eligibility


There are three qualifiers for membership in the VFW, as set out in our By-Laws.

An individual must meet all three in order to become a member. They are as follows:


1: Citizenship – must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. National.

2: Honorable Service – must have served in the Armed Forces of the United States and

either received a discharge of Honorable or General (Under Honorable Conditions) or

be currently serving.

3: Service in a war, campaign, or expedition on foreign soil or in hostile waters*.

This can be proven by any of the following:

     - An authorized campaign medal (see full list of medals and badges at VFW National Website)
     - 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


*This information is usually available through a veteran’s DD-214. If other information is needed 

or if a veteran’s DD-214 is not complete, they can contact the National Personnel Records Center online or at 314-801-0800 to request more information.

More detailed information on VFW eligibility can be accessed at the VFW National Website. 

Dues Schedule


Annual Membership*

          $40 / year

Life Membership**

          1989 - Later:     $425

          1979 - 1988:     $410

          1969 - 1978:     $375

          1959 - 1968:     $335

          1949 - 1958:     $290

          1939 - 1948:     $225

          1938 - Earlier:  $170

Legacy Life***

          Bronze              $400

          Silver                 $800

          Gold                  $1200

*Annual membership cost for Post 4051

**Life Membership schedule effective

through 2019. Installment plan available.

***Legacy program is in addition to life membership dues. Must be a life member.

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