CRITERIA FOR MEMBERSHIP
To be eligible for membership in AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary one must be:
Related to a member of AMVETS.
Related to a deceased veteran who could have been eligible for membership in AMVETS.
A female veteran.
The specific relationships are:
Mother regardless of age
Grandmother regardless of age
Daughter NOT LESS than 18 years of age
Sister NOT LESS than 18 years of age
Granddaughter NOT LESS than 18 years of age
The specific relationships to a deceased veteran, who would have been eligible for membership in AMVETS are the same as above.
THE TERM MOTHER shall be construed so as to include any female member of the family, of or any female guardian of such person or deceased veteran who has exercised or is exercising the care and responsibility for the rearing of such person or deceased veteran.
THE TERM “DAUGHTER” for a stepdaughter must have been a dependent of an AMVET or deceased veteran prior to attaining 18 years of age.
Eligibility of a Female Veteran
Eligibility of a female veteran for membership in the Auxiliary can be met in two ways:
She can be a member of AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary if she meets the requirements of regular membership set forth above.
If she cannot meet the regular requirements for membership in AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary or if she chooses to join AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary on her own right as a veteran then she must:
Be an AMVET as defined in Article IV, Membership, Section 1 of the AMVETS Constitution.
Maintain her AMVETS membership. *
- Refer to AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Constitution, Article IV Membership & Dues Section I and/or AMVETS Constitution, Article XV Auxiliary, Section 2 [a].
No person who is a member of, or who advocates the principles of any organization believing in, or working for the overthrow of the United States Government by force, and no person who refuses to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States shall be privileged to become or continue to be a member of this organization.
Any member who has been duly recognized as a member of the Auxiliary under the provisions of Article IV, Section 1 of the Constitution shall be allowed to remain a member of the Auxiliary so long as she remains a member in good standing.