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VFW -Veterans of Foregin War
You understand that you share a unique bond with other veterans of overseas conflicts and those who wear this country’s uniform. Regardless of what conflict you’ve served in – from World War II to the present day Global War On Terror, you can join with others who feel the same. Join the VFW. You’ve earned it.
Benefits of Membership
The camaraderie and fellowship that comes with being part of the nation’s largest group of combat veterans.
Cell phone Services and computers
Hotel, motel and car rentals
Real estate and mortgage service
VFW sponsored insurance programs
Health care services
Veteran employment assistance
Also Assistance securing the benefits you’re entitled to as a veteran
If you are a U.S. citizen who has served honorably in the Armed Forces and has served in an overseas conflict, you are eligible to become a member of the VFW. You can join even if you are still serving in the military. The VFW counts over 75,000 active-duty, Reserve and National Guard service members among our ranks
Ladies Auxiliary To the Veterans of Foreign Wars
Ladies Auxiliary VFW Members are…
Foster and stepmothers (who have performed the duties of parent)
Foster and stepdaughters (who attained that status prior to the age of sixteen
and for whom the duties of parent were performed)
Find a post near you www.vfw.org
The American Legion
The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is the nation’s largest veterans service organization, committed to mentoring and sponsorship of youth programs in our communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting a strong national security, and continued devotion to our fellow servicemembers and veterans.
Eligibility Requirements for American Legion Membership
If you are currently on active duty, serving the United States honorably, anywhere in the world, or have served honorably during any of the following eligible war eras, we invite you to become a member of The American Legion.
April 6, 1917 to Nov. 11, 1918 (World War I)
Dec. 7, 1941 to Dec. 31, 1946 (World War II)
June 25, 1950 to Jan. 31, 1955 (Korean War)
Feb. 28, 1961 to May 7, 1975 (Vietnam War)
Aug. 24, 1982 to July 31, 1984 (Lebanon / Grenada)
Dec. 20, 1989 to Jan. 31, 1990 (Panama)
Aug. 2, 1990 to today (Gulf War / War On Terrorism)
Ladies – American Legion Auxiliary
A woman who is eligible for membership in The American Legion is also eligible to join the American Legion Auxiliary.
The mother, wife, daughter, sister, grand-daughter, great-grand-daughter, or grandmother of members of The American Legion, and deceased veterans who served in the United States Armed Forces during the listed war eras.
Step relatives are also eligible.
To find an American Legion Post near you go to www.legion.org
National Veterans Legal Services Program
Helping veterans and active duty personnel obtain the benefits they deserve
The National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP) is an independent nonprofit organization that has worked since 1980 to ensure that the U.S. government keeps its pact with our nation’s 25 million veterans and active duty personnel by providing them the federal benefits they have earned through their service to our country.
As a conduit for change against unfair government practices, NVLSP has been instrumental in the passage of landmark veterans’ rights legislation. Lawsuits brought by NVLSP attorneys have forced the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to pay hundreds of millions of dollars in benefits to disabled veterans and their families and have forced the military departments to give millions of dollars in back pay to veterans.
NVLSP recruits, trains, and assists thousands of lawyer and non-lawyer advocates who represent veterans and active duty military personnel for free. Our publications empower veterans, current service members, their families, and their advocates to obtain the benefits they’re entitled to by clearly outlining their rights under the law.
Your support is needed!
We rely on our friends and supporters to provide critical financial support so that we can continue our efforts to help veterans and their families get the full benefits they’re entitled to. Please go to the link below make a donation.
The National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP) www.nvlsp.org
To find DD Form 214, Discharge Papers and Separation Documents www.archives.gov
United States Department of Veteran Affairs www.va.gov
GI Bill www.gibill.va.gov
Arizona Department of Veteran Services www.azdvs.gov
Disabeld American Veterans DAV www.dav.org
VETS Veterans Employment and Training Services www.dol.gov/vets/