You Belong to VFW Post 10427
Join us as brothers and sisters of America to preserve the rights of veterans and support each other as only those who share in the camaraderie forged by service to a nation can.
The VFW welcomes all who meet our eligibility criteria. It is through service to this country that our membership has earned their elite status.
There are two qualifiers for membership in the VFW, as set out in our National Bylaws. An individual must meet both in order to become a member. They are as follows:
1: 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
2: 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)
- 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
* This information is usually available through a veteran’s DD-214. If other information is needed or if a veteran’s DD-214 is not complete, they can contact the National Personnel Records Center online,or at 314.801.0800, to request more information.
If you are not eligible for membership in the Veterans of Foreign Wars but you have a parent, grandparent, child, grandchild, sibling, or spouse who would be eligible, then you may apply for membership in the VFW Auxiliary. You can learn more at vfwauxiliary.org.
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The annual dues for VFW Post 10427 are $45. (If you qualify, the Post will pay your 1st year of Annual Dues.)
NOTE: If you are on active duty in U.S. military service, the Post will pay the annual dues.
Lifetime Membership Fees
Life Membership fees are based on the applicants attained age as of December 31 of the calendar year during which the application is submitted. The fees are: