Any person who served or is currently serving in the Armed Forces of the United States of America at any time after September 15, 1940 is eligible for regular membership in AMVETS provided such service, when terminated by discharge or release from active duty, be by honorable discharge or honorable separation or general discharge under honorable conditions. Any American citizen, as an American citizen, who served in the Armed Forces of an allied nation of the United States at any time after September 15, 1940 and before May 8, 1975, is eligible for regular membership in AMVETS provided such service when terminated by discharge or release from active duty be by honorable discharge or separation.
No person who is a member of, or working for the overthrow of the United States Government by force, and no American citizen or permanent resident alien in the United States, one of its territories, possessions or the District of Columbia who refuses to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States shall be privileged to become, or continue to be a member of this organization.
Membership shall run from January 1 through December 31. All AMVETS subordinate organizations shall maintain the same calendar year for their membership. Eligibility for Membership and the rights and privileges of members shall be as provided in the Constitution and By-Laws and the terms of membership and requirements for holding office within AMVETS shall not be discriminatory on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin.
Sons of AMVETS
Eligibility for membership in the Sons of AMVETS is limited to all male descendants, adopted sons, stepsons, fathers, husbands, widowers and brothers of AMVETS members, deceased AMVETS members or deceased service personnel who would have been eligible for membership in the parent organization, and is at least eighteen years old.
To join the Sons of AMVETS as a Annual or Life Member, or Renew your membership, obtain an application envelope at the post canteen.
Eligibility for membership in AMVETS Auxiliary is available to mothers, wives, daughters and sisters or regular members of AMVETS, and deceased veterans who were AMVETS, or would have been eligible for membership in the AMVETS, and is at least eighteen years old.
To join the Ladies Auxiliary of AMVETS as a Annual or Life Member, or Renew your membership, obtain an application envelope at the post canteen.