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Types of membership

 

CVMA has three different forms of membership:

 

1.  Full Member

2.  Support Member

3.  Auxiliary Member.

Each type of membership will have different requirements to join.

Full Member

If you are a combat veteran who is serving, or who has served, in the United States Armed Forces and ride a motorcycle you could be eligible for membership with the CVMA.

 

1. Must be of good character. 

2. Who is a Veteran of a Foreign War “combat" 

3. The ONLY Acceptable proof for membership to the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association is a copy of one's DD 214 or Official Military Personnel File or officer/enlisted record brief which must be surrendered to the NBOD for verification. 

4. Must own and operate a Motorcycle of 500cc or above.

If you were active duty, reserve, or National Guard and you deployed to a combat theater of operations, you are a qualified applicant. You must own, operate, and carry current insurance on a motorcycle of 500cc or above. 

 

Veterans, active duty, reserve, and National Guard personnel must be prepared to show proof of combat military service or deployment, on official DOD stationary or forms by:

 

Veterans: DD214

Active Duty/Reserve/National Guard:

• Army: ORB/ERB (2-1)

• Marine Corps/Navy: Page 4

• Air Force: Award Data Record Page

• Coast Guard: PDR Award Page

Support Member

If you are a veteran who is serving, or who has served, in the United States Armed Forces and ride a motorcycle you could be eligible for support membership with the CVMA. Support membership has specific limitations per the chapter by-laws.

1. Must be of good character. 

2. Must own and operate a motorcycle of 500cc or greater. 

3. Support members must be a veteran of the United States Armed Forces. 

4. Support members will read and abide by all CVMA by-laws applicable to them. 

5. Support members are required to submit their application with proof of military service through a full member of the CVMA who has held a membership for not less than one year. Support members are required to have either ridden a minimum of 3,000 miles with their sponsor, attended three CVMA events or be known by their sponsor for a minimum of 6 months.

 

Auxiliary

1. Must be of good character. 

2. All Auxiliary members must be a spouse, widow or widower of a member who is in good standing with the CVMA. An Auxiliary widow or widower cannot sponsor an additional Auxiliary member. 

3. Must support the efforts of ALL branches of the United States of America's Armed Forces and the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association.

4. Be prepared to show proof by Marriage License and/or Death Certificate.

Questions?

If you have any questions or would like to attend a chapter meeting, please see the "Contact Us" tab and we will be in contact with additional details.

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