You are eligible to join the VFW if you meet the following three requirements:

US citizenship

Honorable service with the US Armed Forces.

Overseas service in a foreign conflict, verified by: Awarding of an approved campaign medal OR. Hostile fire/imminent danger pay.

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 a full list of qualifying medals and badges at left)

– 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


Sport Clips has awarded more than 1,300 scholarships totaling more than $8.7 million to service members and veterans.

BURGER KING® franchisees have raised more than $6 million for the Veterans of Foreign Wars Unmet Needs program.