to the Department of Iowa VFW.
The Department of Iowa VFW is an
organization that supports Veterans and their
families with providing a voice to
the National VFW to make sure that
the Veterans that fought in Wars in
the past and the Veterans that will
fight in Wars in the future have the
benefits and support of a grateful
We invite you to explore this
website to learn more about our
organization. We believe you will
find the site easy to navigate, with
most of what members and non-members
alike only a click or two away.
Every page has a convenient menu bar
that makes finding your way around
very simple. The Department of Iowa VFW, Ladies Auxiliary,
and the Men's Auxiliary have a rich
tradition of serving veterans,
military families and the local
community. We are here to serve
all Veterans, regardless of where or
when you served in the United States
military. If you are wanting to join
the VFW, please check the VFW
Eligibility link to see if you
qualify with combat or hazardous
duty. If you are eligible, we invite
you to join the VFW and the Department of Iowa VFW.
We are also looking for new members
in the Ladies and Men's Auxiliaries
as those units are very important to
the life of the Department.
Women Veterans with
combat or hazardous duty can join
the VFW and or the Ladies Auxiliary.
Women that are Non Veterans can
check the Ladies Auxiliary
Eligibility link for requirements.
If eligible, while eligible men can
join the Men's Auxiliary, The Department of Iowa VFW welcomes you.
The Mission of the Veterans Of Foreign Wars is:
The purpose of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the
United States is to preserve and support the
patriotic and historical interests of our country,
our communities and our veterans; to strengthen the
common bonds of the men and women who have served
and who are currently serving in our military; to
assist them and their families to enhance their
quality of life; to maintain true allegiance to the
Constitution and laws of the United States of
America and defend her from all enemies, whomsoever.
It's not the price you pay to belong. It's the
price you paid to be eligible.
2013 - 2014
National VFW Commander
William A. "Bill" Thien
Department of Iowa VFW
VFW State Headquarters
3601 Beaver Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50310
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