Originally Posted by 55D
I tried to join when I got back from Vietnam in 1967. I was very rudely rejected and told "We don't want your kind."
I had a similar experience back in the ,70s and therefore discarded the VFW until '04 when they actively sought my participation by paying for my life membership. I even served as Post Chaplain and as a member of the Color Guard. I figure, let bygones be bygones.