Why Join?


Those serving honorably in the U.S. Armed Forces; in a foreign war or overseas operation recognized by a campaign medal; in Korea after June 30, 1949, and recipients of hostile-fire or imminent danger pay; veterans of WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Lebanon, Grenada, Panama, Persian Gulf, Somalia, Kosovo, Afghanistan, Iraq and other smaller expeditionary campaigns as well as occupation duty are eligible to join the ranks of the VFW.

Membership Application

If you meet the criteria as stated above and would like to join us, you can download and fill out a printable application by clicking HERE.

Once filled out, you can mail your application to:
Jack D’Angelo
Town of Newburgh VFW Post 1161
P.O. Box 4204
New Windsor, NY 12553
Or e-mail to:  [email protected]

Why Our Post?

An active (dues paid) member attending a minimum of six (6) meetings and participating in Post fund-raising events over a twelve (12) month period receives the following Post benefits:
• Free Christmas luncheon with a guest at our annual VFW Christmas luncheon.

VFW Post 1161 holds 11 monthly meetings each year (Jan-Nov).
December is our Christmas Luncheon.

Meetings usually last about an hour with coffee and food served afterwards.
It’s a great time to talk to old buddies and meet new members.