2016-2017 National Program Book

Your source for National initiatives and Program awards.

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Quickly reference the VFW Auxiliary’s rules and procedures with the 2017 Auxiliary Podium Edition. The Podium Edition contains the Auxiliary’s Bylaws, Booklet of Instruction and Ritual. Published annually following the National Convention, this must have go-to reference book contains the organization’s most up-to-date rules and regulations. In it you will find the answers to all your questions, from how to run a meeting to guidelines for Auxiliaries, Districts and Departments. Don’t go to a meeting without it!

Available in both print and eBook versions for purchase at the links below:

Click here to order the Spiral Bound version from the VFW Store: http://www.vfwstore.org/products/27388?Action=SkipLogin

Click here to order the eBook from Amazon: http://ow.ly/T46R304aPcp

Click here to order the eBook from Barnes & Noble: http://ow.ly/y242304aPh1


Please use these versions for upcoming Installations and National Convention Delegates and Alternates:

2017-2018 Department Installation Report (Fillable)

2017-2018 Auxiliary Installation Report (Fillable)

National Convention Delegates and Alternates (Fillable)

*Please note: There are a large number of data fields so it might take a few seconds for all the fillable fields to load on the forms.

Membership & Leadership

Membership Forms and Applications

Membership Program Award Forms

Membership Recruitment & Retention Tools

Click here for Membership Recruitment & Retention Tools, including:

  • Membership Moments (A collection of tips, tools and techniques that can be used to recruit, retain and engage Auxiliary members. Please share these handouts at your Auxiliary meetings and trainings.)
  • VFW Auxiliary Eligibility Wheel Graphic
  • Just One Card
  • Strengthening Auxiliaries Calendar
  • Local Talking Points
  • National Talking Points
  • VFW Auxiliary Brochure Order Form (Fillable)
  • VFW Auxiliary Facts Leaflet (updated 7/2016)
  • Recruitment Booth Pointers
  • 8 Ways You Can Help Veterans Card
  • Member Benefits One-Sheeter
  • “Join Us” Poster (17 x 11)
  • Press Releases
  • Door Hangers
  • Social Media Shareables

Veterans & Family Support

VFW Auxiliary Resource Rack Card

VFW’s National Veterans Service

NVS consists of a nationwide network of service officers who are experts in dealing with the claims process and help thousands of veterans cut through the bureaucratic red tape every year. They are the key to success, recovering approximately $1 billion in earned benefits and compensation for veterans each year.

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VFW’s Veterans & Military Support Program