The VFW also has a Washington national office at 200 Maryland Ave. NE, Washington, DC 20002. The office's telephone number is (202) 543-2239. State contacts are available through the VFW's website.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars was federally chartered as a corporation in September 1899 by Seventeenth U.S. Infantry veterans of the Spanish���American War. It expanded in 1913 through mergers of several veterans' organizations.
American citizens who are active or honorably discharged officers or enlisted persons, and who were honored with a medal, ribbon or badge while serving in the armed forces during a foreign war, insurrection or expedition, are eligible for VFW membership.Learn more about Military