Lifetime Payment plan
Terms & Conditions:

The VFW Life Membership installment plan allows any VFW member/applicant to purchase a Life Membership by making an initial payment of $45.00 and (11) monthly payments. The member will be issued an annual membership card and can elect, upon receipt of the first monthly invoice, to pay via check, credit card or ACH Debit. The applicable Life Membership fee is to be determined from the schedule using the applicant’s age on Dec. 31 of the installment plan year in which the application is submitted, regardless of actual date of birth. A permanent Life Membership card will be issued upon completion of this agreement.

Age attained      Paid in Full     Installments                      
 on Dec. 31           Total:         1st Pmt.   11 Pmts.

<  30                $425.00         $45.00       $38.64  

31-40                $410.00         $45.00       $37.27  

41-50                $375.00         $45.00       $34.09  

51-60                $335.00         $45.00       $30.45  

61-70                $290.00         $45.00       $26.36  

71-80                $225.00         $45.00       $20.45  

81 and over       $170.00         $45.00       $15.45

Lifetime Membership:

By becoming a VFW Life Member, you make a lifetime commitment to serving your fellow service members and veterans. That's something to take great pride in.

You can also enjoy many great benefits of being a life member! You will:

  • Avoid annual dues and renewals.
  • Maintain your membership in any Post you choose, worldwide!
  • Never pay an increase in dues—Guaranteed!
  • Receive a 10% discount on exclusive VFW Store merchandise for the first year. 
You can become a VFW Life Member by making a one-time payment as shown below. You can also pay for your Life Membership through our installment plan, with an initial $45 payment, with the Life Membership amount billed over an 11-month period as shown in the table below. 

Why Join The VFW?

Our strength comes from you. Simply put, the VFW strives to do good things for deserving people, particularly veterans, their families, and their communities. From local grassroots ideas to national influence, we work every day to make a difference. It's our strength as an organization. And, with each individual membership, we only grow stronger!

Join Post 7452

Annual / Lifetime Membership:

You can become either an Annual or Lifetime Member
by following the below instructions:

Eligibility :

Verify your eligibility by clicking here

1. Click Here to Fill Out Our Online Application

If you decide to obtain an annual membership please drop off the following in the Post lounge.  

1.  Your application,

2.  Annual dues of $35 (Cash or Check made out to VFW Post 7452)

3.  Copy of your DD214 with your Social Security Number blacked out.  

If you opt for a Lifetime Membership, please review the additional lifetime information on this page.

** With either form of membership (Annual or Life) a hardcopy application must be filled out, signed and dated.  Your eligibility will also need to be verified by the Membership Team or Quartermaster.

Montgomery Memorial Post 7452 Of The Veterans Of Foreign Wars Montgomery, Il

Committed To Helping Our Comrades And Community!!