MEMBERSHIP


JOIN THE VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS

We want to welcome today's military service members and veterans into our ranks to become part of our elite group. Our common bond is the battlefield, whether it is service in the Persian Gulf, Korea, Kosovo, the Global War on Terrorism, peace-keeping expeditionary campaigns, or ballistic missile submarine deterrent patrol. Your courage and sacrifice have made a difference in preserving and defending world peace.
 
Join us as continue our mission: 
 
To foster camaraderie among United States veterans of overseas conflicts.
To serve our veterans, the military and our communities.
To advocate on behalf of all veterans. 
 
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're eligible to join our ranks.
 
To join us as a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, contact a VFW Post near you. Text, email, call, or write us, but please contact us.
 
Eligibility for the VFW 
 
Membership through our local post in Cottage Grove
 
To join Cottage Grove VFW Post 8752 for only $35--which includes membership in the national and state organizations--stop by the Post to fill out an application. Or, read these requirements, complete this application and send your signed application and payment to us. 
 
Quartermaster
Cottage Grove VFW Post 8752
9260 E Point Douglas Rd S
Cottage Grove MN 55016
 
Text: 6517056045 
Fax: 651-459-2812
 
If you have any questions, please contact us or call or text Post Quartermaster David Staehlin directly at 651-705-6045. 
 
At Large Membership
 
Apply for an at-large membership for $45 through VFW National Headquarters here: New Member Application.
 
Note that at-large members are assigned to the VFW at the state level and don't get voting rights as do member of a local Post. However, if you don't want to affiliate with a local post for some reason, you are very welcome to join us as an at-large member.
 
 
Here is another look at who we are and what we do....



BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP

 
Discounts
Member Benefit Brochure
 
The VFW appreciates your service, and so do patriotic businesses across the country. That's why we've teamed up to offer you -as a VFW member- and your family discounted pricing on valuable merchandise and services. It's just one more way we're able to say thank you for all you've done to protect our freedom!

National Insurance Program
Life Insurance, Medicare Programs, Life Planning & Annuities 

Membership Supply Form
Current Members
Use eMembership tools
Legacy Life Membership Brochure


NOTE: To use the online membership system tools you need to create a account and password. Click Login on the home page and then click create account.
 
Your family members aged 16 and over may be eligible to join the VFW Auxiliary
 
For many family members of VFW eligible veterans, we offer membership in the VFW Auxiliary, and important partner in meeting our mission. Be sure to check out the VFW Auxiliary.