ABOUT, Eligibility, & Forms

 

AMVETS Post #79 is a Veteran based organization dedicated to serving American Veterans and their families. 

A board member will contact you to discuss your interest in our organization and what it means to be a member of AMVETS Post #79 

Thank you. 

VETERANS

 

To be eligible for membership in AMVETS, you must have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, including the National Guard and Reserves, any time after Sept. 15, 1940. Additionally, unless still serving, your discharge must have been under honorable conditions. If you served as an American citizen in the armed forces of an allied nation, under honorable conditions, between Sept. 15, 1940 and May 8, 1975, you are also eligible, as are wartime members of the Merchant Marine. Proof of eligibility can take the form of a DD-214, an honorable discharge certificate or other appropriate document.

 

As a rule of thumb, annual dues are $35, but this amount may vary from state to state or post to post. Life member dues are a minimum of $250 as of 1/1/2012.These dues fund, in part, the programs, services and representation AMVETS provides.

PATRIOT SUPPORTERS

 

Non-veteran members who are intersted in joining our Post are asked to fill out an inqiry form.  This includes, sons, grandsons, daughters, granddaughters, wives, husbands of, First Responsoders and Patriot supporters. 

If you are interested in membership, please submit this form and a board member of our Veteran organization will be in touch.  AMVETS Post #79 is a Veteran based organization dedicated to serving American Veterans and their families. 

A board member will contact you to discuss your interest in our organization and what it means to be a member of AMVETS Post #79 

Thank you. 

BENEFITS OF BEING A MEMBER AT POST 79

  • Access to waterfront property and private beach in Summer

  • Access to Fishing and Boating on Lake Cochituate

  • Members only boat ramp 

  • Discounts on hall / facility rentals 

  • Access to Members only Canteen and Lounge

  • Parking for new Cochituate Rail Trail

  • Annual events such as Family Parties, BBQ’s, Polar Plunge, Golf Tournament, etc

  • Commemoration Events: Memorial Day, Flag Day, 911 Remembrance, Veterans Day 

  • Connection to MetroWest area veteran reps for additional services

  • Dart Boards / Dart Teams Welcome

  • Scouting Programs

  • Volunteer Opportunities

  • Comradery and the Spirit of friendship

GUEST AND BEHAVIOUR POLICY

The Natick AMVETS is committed to providing an enjoyable environment for our Veterans, members, and guests. To promote comfort for all - individuals including members and guests of -  are asked to act appropriately at all times when our premise.  Any guest of our Post (adult or child) who is unruly, disruptive, offensive, or disobedient will be asked to leave.  

 

Members are responsible for their guest’s behavior.  Members in good standing are welcome to bring a guest or two. Please do not abuse this policy. Again – this is a member-only organization dedicated to serving American Veterans and their families. The Natick AMVETS Executive Board reserves the right to limit the number of guests members bring to our Post and also reserves the right to revoke your membership should you abuse our guest policy.