Help us grow by becoming a member and help us serve veterans and their families, active-duty military and their families, and strengthen our community by working together.

Eligibility Requirements for VFW Auxiliary Membership:

Members must be citizens of the United States or a United States National, and at least 16 years old.

Those eligible are:

  • Husband/Wife
  • Widower/Widow
  • Father/Mother
  • Grandfathers/Grandmothers
  • Sons/Daughters
  • Grandsons/Granddaughters
  • Brothers/Sisters

Of persons who were or are eligible for membership in the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States.

Those eligible for membership in the VFW are those that 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.

Click here to download the application.

Proof of service is required for eligibility and must be obtained by the applicant.

Information on a veteran’s service record can be obtained by contacting:
National Archives and Records Administration
Phone: 1-866-272-6272


After you have filled out the application and proof of service documentation you can drop it off at the Post or mail to us. Your first year membership fee will be paid by the “Auxiliary”.
Phillips-Kleiner VFW Post 5627  Auxiliary

5051 Branchville Road
College Park, MD 20740

If you have membership questions or need more information, please email us via our Contact page.