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Join the VFW

Those Who Fought Together – Belong Together

VFW Eligibility Requirements – Are You Eligible?

It’s not the price you pay for membership – it’s the price you pay to be eligible.

Membership Benefits

Reasons to Join the VFW:

1. Availability of the expert help of State and National VFW Service Officers, as well as the Service Officer in your own Post, if you should need hospital care, educational, pension or other benefits for which you may wish to file a claim.

2. VFW help in protecting existing veteran benefits that you now receive, or that you may be entitled to in the future, through the effort of our VFW National Legislative Service in Washington, D.C. and your own VFW State Legislative Committee.

3. An opportunity to take an active part in your VFW 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 VFW 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 VFW Magazine, the State VFW newspaper, and the Post newsletter monthly, 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. 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. The feeling of 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 VFW functions and programs.

Eligibility Information

VFW membership is available to all U.S. Citizens, honorably discharged from the U.S. armed forces and who have earned an overseas campaign medal as indicated here (downloadable PDF).

Types of VFW Memberships:


Your dues of just $50.00 will cover the cost of your membership for a full calendar year as a Member-At-Large for Florida.

Life Membership:

Show your support to service members, veterans and their families by becoming a VFW Life Member. An easy, one-time payment solidifies your membership for life, or take advantage of our convenient installment plan.

Legacy Life Membership

When you become a Legacy Life Member, you are helping us strengthen the VFW. Future generations will know and remember you for the sacrifices you made during your time in uniform in addition to the contributions you made as a VFW Legacy Life Member. Each level offers generous benefits reserved exclusively for members of this status.

Interested in becoming part of the Post 3270 Family??

Eligible wartime veterans are most welcome to join Post 3270. 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.

Anyone interested in becoming a Post 3270 member should contact us at:

(904) 249-7366

Or, come visit us at the post; our address is:

915 South 8th Avenue
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

**Be sure to have your DD-214 on hand for eligibility verification. 

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