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Membership Application

The Korean War Veterans Association, Inc.

P.O. Box 101238, Arlington, VA 22210 (Telephone: 703-522-9629)

DO NOT WRITE IN THIS SPACE

Assigned Membership Number:__________________________________________

K.W.V.A. Regular Annual Dues - $20.00 • Associate Membership - $12.00 • Life Membership - $150

Please Check One: New Member Renewal Member #_______________ POW (No Charge)

Please Check One: POW REGULAR MEMBER LIFE MEMBER ASSOCIATE MEMBER

(Please Print)

Last Name ____________________________________ First Name __________________________________ MI__________

Street ____________________________________________ City

Phone:

____________________ State ____ Zip ________________

______________________________________ Email ______________________________________

All new members. please provide the following information if applicable

Unit(s) to which Assigned

Branch of Service

Dates of service:

Division __________________ Army Other

Within Korea were: (See criteria below)

Regiment __________________ Air Force

From ________________ To __________________

Battalion __________________ Navy

Without Korea were: (See criteria below)

Company __________________ Marines

From ________________ To __________________

Other______________________ Coast Guard

“I certify, under penalty of law, that the above information provided by me for the purposes as indicated, is true and correct.”

Signature: ______________________________________________________________ Date: __________________________

Make checks payable to: KWVA

Mail to: Korean War Veterans Association Inc., PO Box 101238, Arlington, VA 22210 (Telephone: 703-522-9629)

Credit Card #____________________________________________ VISA MASTER CARD

Expiration Date __________________________________________Your Signature

__________________________________

Name of Chapter (if applicable) ______________________________________________________________________________

Revised 04/03/2005 JLF

CRITERIA FOR MEMBERSHIP IN THE KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSOCIATION, INC.

Section 1. Qualification of Members. Membership in this association shall consist of honorary members, regular members, and associate members.

A. Honorary Members. Any person of good character may be elected as an honorary member by the vote of the Executive Council.

B. Regular Members.

1. Service in United States Armed Forces. Any person who has seen honorable service in any of the Armed Forces of the United

States, said service being within Korea (September 3, 1945-June 25, 1950), within and without Korea (June 25, 1950-January 31,

1955), or who, as a member of the armed forces of the United States as defined by U.S.C. Title 10, served honorably in Korea from February 1,

1955 shall be eligible for membership. No person shall be excluded from membership because of race, color, creed, sex, national or ethnic origin,

sexual orientation, or physical or mental disability, so long as the individual meets the service requirements.

2. Medal of Honor. Any Medal of Honor recipient, so honored for service in Korea during the Korean war era shall be eligible for life membership.

3. Prisoner of War. Any person held as a prisoner of war by the North Koreans, Chinese, or Russian forces during and after the period of hostilities

from June 25, 1950 forward shall be eligible for life membership.

4. United Nations Command and Korean Army. Any person who served honorably in the armed forces of the United Nations command or in the

Republic of Korea armed forces during the Korean War era and thereafter shall be eligible to membership. 90% of members must be United States

Veterans, 10% can be others

5. Gold Star Mothers. Any woman whose son was killed in action, or was missing in action, or died as a prisoner of war during the

Korean War shall be eligible for life membership,

6. Gold StarWives. Any woman whose husband was killed in action or was missing in action, or died as a prisoner of war during

the Korean War shall be eligible for life membership.

C. Associate Members. Any person with a legitimate interest in the affairs of this association and who wishes to support its aims, and not being eligible

for regular membership and who agrees to accept the terms and conditions set forth in the charter and bylaws shall be eligible for associate membership

in the association.

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