The Joint Forces Veterans Alliance requires five (5) qualifiers for a lifetime membership, as set out in our JFVA By-Laws. Currently, only Veterans are eligible to become members and must meet all five requirements in order to be approved for JFVA membership.
1: Citizenship: You must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. National;
2: Honorable Military Service: You must have served in the United States Armed Forces and either received a discharge of Honorable or General (Under Honorable Conditions);
3: Military Service in and/or during a war, campaign, or expedition on foreign soil or in hostile waters. This information is usually available on the Veterans DD-214 or a NGB-22. The criteria for this is stated below.
Current uniform period of service dates for periods of armed conflict include:
a. The period beginning December 7, 1941, through December 31, 1946, known as World War II;
b. The period beginning June 27, 1950, through January 31, 1955, known as the Korean War;
c. The period beginning August 5, 1964, through May 7, 1975, known as the Vietnam War;
d. The period beginning August 2, 1990, through January 2, 1992, known as the Gulf War; and;
e. The period beginning September 11, 2001, and ending on a date prescribed by presidential proclamation or by
Congress as the last day of Operation Iraqi Freedom or Operation Enduring Freedom, whichever occurs later.
Note: If you are needing other information or if your DD-214 or NGB-22 is not complete, please contact the National Personnel Records Center online by Clicking Here, or you may call (314) 801-0800 to request more information.
4: Proof of Military Service: You must submit a legible copy of your DD-214 or NGB-22.
Note: For security purposes, submit your proof of service documentation with your SSN (Social Security Number) and any other Personally Identifiable Information (PII) whited-out/blocked-out to protect your privacy. JFVA does not require your SSN for membership.
Any application/documentation submitted with SSNs will be rejected.
5: A one-time membership donation payment of $35. Veterans will receive a lifetime membership to JFVA.
If you have any questions and/or concerns about the JFVA membership process, please send an email to: Membership@JointForcesAlliance.org