How to Join

Membership Requirements

To be eligible for membership, a person must be a veteran of a branch of the U.S. Armed Forces and have served during a period of war as defined by the Congress of the United States of America. Eligibility dates are:

Beginning Ending Period of War
April 6, 1917 November 11, 1918 World War I
December 7, 1941 December 31, 1946 World War II
December 7, 1941 August 15, 1945 World War II (U.S.
Merchant Marine only)
June 25, 1950 January 31, 1955 Korean War
February 28, 1961 May 7, 1975 Vietnam War
August 24, 1982 July 31, 1984 Lebanon & Grenada
December 20, 1989 January 31, 1990 Panama
August 2, 1990 (to be determined) Persian
Gulf War


Membership Application

Once you have confirmed your eligibility with the above information,
go to the MEMBERSHIP FORM (fill in PDF),
print it, fill it out, and mail it to the address provided.