Membership applications for any of the entities listed below may be picked up at the AMVETS Post 51. Veteran applicants should have a copy of their DD214. Auxiliary and Sons of AMVETS applicants should have a copy of the DD214 for the person they intend to join under.
AMVETS is a veterans service organization open to anyone who is currently serving, or who has honorably served, in the U.S. Armed Forces including the National Guard and Reserves.
Eligibility for membership in the AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary shall be limited to the mothers, wives, grandmothers, regardless of age, and to the daughters, stepdaughters (a stepdaughter must have been a dependent of an AMVET or deceased veteran prior to their eighteenth birthday to be eligible), sisters and granddaughters (of any lineage), not less than 18 years of age, of regular members of AMVETS; and to the mothers and widows, regardless of age, and to the daughters (of any lineage) , sisters and granddaughters, not less than 18 years of age, of deceased veterans who would have been eligible for membership in AMVETS, and female veterans who served honorably in the Armed Forces of the United States after September 15, 1940, or as an American Citizen in the Armed Forces of Allied countries after September 15, 1940, and before May 8, 1975, who maintain their AMVET membership unless they meet the established eligibility criteria.
Sons of AMVETS Membership:
Eligibility for membership in the Sons of AMVETS shall be limited to all male descendants, grandsons, adopted sons and stepsons, fathers, husbands, widowers, and brothers of members of AMVETS and the deceased members of AMVETS, or the personnel who died and would have been eligible for membership in the parent organization, and are at least eighteen (18) years of age and is not eligible for membership in the parent organization. This is not to include in-laws of any type.
AMVETS Riders Membership:
Membership in the AMVETS Riders shall be limited to members in good standing of AMVETS, AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary, and Sons of AMVETS. Riding Members must be the legally registered owner of a motorcycle or be the spouse of an AMVETS Rider who is the legally registered owner of a motorcycle.
Junior AMVETS Membership:
Junior AMVETS are the sons, daughters, brothers, sisters and grandchildren of AMVETS, deceased members of AMVETS, members of the Auxiliary & Sons of AMVETS, and are servicemen who died on active duty who would have been eligible for AMVETS membership, including all children that they may be legal guardian of, and who are five through seventeen years of age.