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Veterans of Foreign Wars
Department of California

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Membership Benefits

Reasons to join the VFW:
  • Camaraderie and fellowship that comes with being part of the nation’s largest group of combat veterans
  • Opportunity to socialize and perform service with veterans who served on the front line and in support roles
  • Receive support during the tough times that can follow military service
  • Access assistance for securing VA  and State benefits you are entitled to as a veteran
  • Utilize resources to help you learn about and secure jobs
  • Save money through discounts on numerous insurance and health care plans
  • Cut vacation expenses through discounts on travel and other services
  • Enjoy knowing other veterans, military personnel and their families
  • Help to generate patriotism and troop support through VFW programs
  • Relax and enjoy life knowing that the VFW has your back on many fronts


Many businesses offer VFW members exclusive discounts and service enhancements.  For more information on specific member benefits visit

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.