Veterans of Foreign Wars

of  The United States


POST 3142

North Charleston, SC



If you would like to join our Post We would love to have you!

 Please contact the
Post Commander
or our
for more for information on eligibility and an application to join.

  • Must be a US citizen
  • Must be currently in the US military or have an honorable discharge
  • Must have served overseas during a conflict for which you received an
    • Expeditionary Medal
    • A Campaign Medal or Ribbon
    • Or Imminent Danger/Hostile Fire Pay
      And / Or received any of the following:
    • SSBN Deterrent Patrol Insignia
    • Combat Infantryman Badge (CIB)
    • Combat Medic Badge (CMB)
    • Combat Action Ribbon (CAR)
    • Combat Action Badge (CAB)
    • Air Force Combat Action Medal (AFCAM)
    • Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon (with Gold Border)
  • Served 30 consecutive days duty in Korea or 60 days of non-consecutive duty in Korea
  • Are currently deployed in an area that qualifies for VFW membership.

Note: You will need to contact us via e-mail or phone to confirm eligibility based on a specific US Navy vessel when other qualifying criteria have not been met.

Check here to see if your deployment qualifies you for

Signing Up:

Use the
To find your local post and apply in person or Join our Post.
Download APPLICATION and bring it to the Post!


By signing up online you will become a
VFW member-at-large. You will enjoy all the benefits of membership,
but you will not be able to participate in local post elections.

You can transfer from member-at-large status to a post at a later time.


The Average Cost cost for annual memberships is about$35 per year,
but may vary by post, state or the overseas location in which you
sign up or are a Member-At-Large.

Life member rates can be found on the
Tell Me About Life Membership Page.

In all cases, simply enter your location (and date of birth for life
membership) on the application and it will tell you the cost.

Tell Me About She Serves.


You will receive an email notification if you sign up
online. Once your application is reviewed, you will receive an email stating
that you have been approved, not approved, or need to send in more information.
Once approved, a membership card will be sent in 8-10 business days. Those
signing up at a post or via mail-in application will not receive email
notifications, but will receive the membership card 8-10 business days after

For those choosing annual membership, we will mail and email your dues payment reminders starting six months prior to the end of your membership year. Remember, the VFW membership year runs from January 1 to December 31. Those signing up January 1 to June 30 will have their first year's membership good through December of that year; those signing up July 1 or later will have their first year's membership good through December 31 of the following year. (Example: Sign up 1 May 2009 and your membership will be good through December 2009; sign up 1 August 2009 and your membership will be good through December 2010.)

Being a VFW Member

As a member, you will receive VFW Magazine, email updates, and can sign up for the members-only area of our website. You may also receive regular updates from the state or area where you lived when you joined the VFW. Stop by the local VFW post and get to know your fellow members. Check out our website, our profile on Myspace and our Facebook group to learn about VFW activities in your area. Even if you do not wish to belong to a particular post, you can find out about VFW activities in your area. Whether you choose to actively participate or not, feel pride in being a part of the country's largest organization made up solely of members like you--combat veterans.


For all you’ve done for our great country, you deserve the best. VFW strives to offer quality products with competitive pricing. Your VFW membership entitles you to a range of benefits and special offers such as insurance, hotel discounts, Internet service and much more.

Whether you are single, starting a family or an empty-nester, we have something for everyone.

Here are just some of your VFW membership benefits:

  • Free Honor Roll Listing
  • Personal assistance securing government benefits and entitlements for veterans.
  • Discounts on prescriptions, hotel and car rentals
  • Eligible for membership in the Pentagon Federal Credit Union
  • VFW Real Estate and Mortgage Services
  • Dell Discount Computers
  • Subscription to VFW Magazine
  • Multiple group-rate insurance programs
  • $1,000/$1,500 Personal Accident Insurance
  • Vehicle Insurance Plan
  • Long-Term Care
  • Cancer Insurance
  • Medicare Advantage, Supplement and Prescription Drug Plans
  • Senior Term Life
  • Pet Insurance
  • Condo and Cruise Program

For more extensive information about
Membership Benefits and VFW Insurance Programs

Click Here.
Note: All products and plans subject to restrictions and availability.

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