Member Benefits

Reasons to Join the VFW:

1. Access to a national network of VFW Service Officers to assist you with medical, educational, military pension or other claims for benefits to which you may be entitled.  Each post has a dedicated Service Officer to assist you in starting and monitoring the claim process

2. Membership in the VFW helps to protect veterans’ benefits through the VFW National Legislative Service in Washington, DC and through your own state legislative committee.

3.An opportunity to take an active part in your V.F.W. Post's patriotic, community service, and youth activity programs.

4.An opportunity to become an officer of your Post, thereby developing your talents as a competent public speaker and respected civic leader in your community.

5.Satisfaction in knowing that you are supporting an organization that  fights for maximum defense and security of our country.

6.Free admission of your children to the V.F.W. National Home  in Eaton Rapids, Michigan, in the event of your death, with complete assurance that they will have every opportunity to grow up as proud, healthy and educated citizens.

7.Receiving the V.F.W. Magazine, the State V.F.W. newspaper, and the Post newsletter bimonthly, which keeps you informed on all matters pertaining to your status as a veteran and subjects close to your heart as a patriotic American.

8.Eligibility to participate in the multiple Insurance plans sponsored by the VFW, including our $1,000 Personal Accident Protection offered to all VFW members in good standing.

9.VFW Approved Prescription Drug and Vitamin (VFW BeneVets Card) Program.

10.Newest Member Benefits - Discounted Merchandise and Buying Program and VFW Travel Services (Non-Insurance VFW Benefits).

11.Social functions hosted by the Post or District.  Activities for yourself as well as members of your family at a minimal cost.

12. Develop and reinforce the true comradeship that exists only among veterans who served overseas in time of war.

13.The opportunity for your wife, daughter, granddaughter, mother or sister to join the Ladies Auxiliary, which works hand-in-hand with Post members in all V.F.W. functions and programs.

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