Join the VFW Auxiliary

auxiliaryThe Ladies Auxiliary, founded in 1914 to help veterans and their families, is the backbone of VFW volunteer efforts. Promoting patriotism and helping veterans in need are just two of the many ways that the Auxiliary serves America’s communities. The Ladies Auxiliary also has its own volunteer programs directed at VA, state and community hospitals.

Who is eligible?

Wives, widows, mothers, foster and stepmothers (who have performed the duties of parent), grandmothers, daughters, granddaughters, foster and stepdaughters (who attained that status prior to the age of sixteen and for whom the duties of parent were performed), sisters, half sisters, foster and stepsisters (who attained that status prior to age sixteen) of persons who were or are eligible for membership in the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States. Members must be citizens of the United States and not less than sixteen years old. Women eligible for membership in the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States shall be eligible for dual membership in the Ladies Auxiliary.

There is also a VFW Auxiliary junior girls program. To be eligible you must be in one of the following groups: Daughters, foster daughters, stepdaughters, granddaughters, sisters, half sisters, foster sisters, and stepsisters of members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, or men and women eligible for the VFW. They must be between the ages of 5 through 16.

Membership Application Download

To join VFW Post 9851 Ladies Auxiliary, click on the link below and download the membership application, fill it out, submit it with your payment, and the post will send you confirmation of your membership as soon as it is processed. Please note that you will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader to enable viewing and printing of the membership application. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat installed on your computer, you can install it FREE from

CLICK HERE to download the membership application form.

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