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Welcome to the Madras Oregon VFW Auxiliary Post 12141

Our organization is comprised of members from all walks of life with a common connection: all are relatives of those who served in overseas combat. The Auxiliary is comprised of family members of  veterans who have or is currently serving in a Foreign War.  We assist with helping veteran's along side with our VFW Post. 

(If you are a Veteran of a Foreign War then you would join our VFW Post)



When you join the VFW Auxiliary, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Support  Veterans, Active-Duty Service Members and Their Families
    The VFW Auxiliary offers numerous avenues for service, such as hospital volunteering, the adoption of military units and promoting patriotism. Anyone with a heart for veterans can count their membership as an important way to stand with veterans and the military community on Capitol Hill and in local legislative battles affecting them.
  • Develop New Skills
    The VFW Auxiliary offers numerous ways for members to acquire and utilize skills such as leadership, public speaking, fundraising, event planning and community outreach.
  • Network and Develop Friendships
    Through local and national events, members have the chance to meet people from all walks of life and many career backgrounds, creating a vast network of people who are passionate about veterans, active-duty service members, and their families.
Stop by the Post to fill out an application or you can download our Application  and email it to Jan McDonald 

Annual membership fee is $40 the first year $35 the following years. 
Lifetime Membership fee is a one time payment.(See fee chart below)
 Effective 1/1/2017 

 Through 20    $253
 21-25 $242
 26-30   $230
 31-35  $219
 36-40 $213
 41-45  $201
 46-50   $196
 51-55  $184
 56-60  $173
 61-65 $161
 66-70    $150
 71-75   $132
 76-80 $109
 81-85  $86
 86-90 $69
 91 & over $58
Current Membership Renewal 
We are excited to announce that current members now have the ability to renew their annual fee online.  This feature is only for current members,  New members CAN NOT use this feature.
Please click HERE to renewal your membership. 

Eligibility Requirements for the 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 for more information.

Step- and adopted parents, children, siblings (and half-siblings), grandparents and grandchildren are considered the same as biological parents, children, siblings, grandparents and grandchildren and may join the VFW Auxiliary under their VFW-eligible veteran.

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



Receive Service Benefits
The VFW Auxiliary is pleased to offer members access to one of the nation’s largest networks of money-saving products and services in the insurance and benefits industry.


  • Discounted policies for life, health, accident, long-term care and dental insurance, along with many other benefit plans. 
  • Access to discounts on products and services that are important to you – including local offers!
  • Credit cards and certain financial services are available through USAA.
Click here to view all the benefits


News & Events

Upcoming events

Click above to view events.

View Local, State and National events. 


Membership Details

As yesterday's defenders of freedom...

 ...we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.

WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, Kosovo, War in Afghanistan, War in Iraq, War on Global Terror and other Peace-Keeping Expeditionary Campaigns throughout the globe.

Assistance & Benefits

Assistance & Benefits

The Veterans of Foreign Wars is dedicated

 to supporting those who sacrifice so much for this country, veterans, service members in the US Armed Forces, and their families and continues to be a voice for returning and currently deployed service members and their families.


Our programs support our service members while they are on the front line, as they are being discharged and long after they return. Your tax-deductible donation will be immediately directed to the VFW programs where your support is most urgently needed.