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CWV Membership Eligibility

Any person who is both an American Citizen and a Veteran of the Armed Forces of the United States as herein defined is eligible for membership in the Catholic War Veterans of the United States of America Inc. An applicant shall be a member of the Catholic Church, enlisted, drafted, inducted or commissioned into any branch of the United States Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Air Force, and/or including the National Guard or Reserve components, and who has served at least 90 days on active duty and who now has a discharge under honorable conditions - and shall include those who have served less than 90 days and are honorably discharged because of a disability incurred in the line of duty or any person currently on active duty or currently serving in the National Guard or Reserves. Also eligible are the U. S. Merchant Marines, provided that such applicant, who has served in the Merchant Marines, served at least 90 days between 7 December 1941 to 31 December 1946, including service in the U. S. Army Transport Service or the Naval Transport Service.

Annual Dues are $35.00 and runs from October 1st thru September 30th

There is a standard membership and an associate membership available.

Standard Membership: I certify that I am an American citizen, a practicing Catholic and I have served in the United States Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Air Force, including its Reserve or National Guard components or Merchant Marine* for at least 90 days Active Duty or served less than 90 days because of a disability incurred in the line of duty, and possess a discharge under Honorable conditions, and/or I am currently on Active Duty.

Associate Membership: I hereby apply for Associate Membership in the Catholic War Veterans, USA, Lieutenant General John N. McLaughlin, Post 1943, Savannah, GA. I certify that I am a Practical Catholic in Communion with the Holy See, a citizen of the United States and am related within two degrees to a Veteran or a currently serving member of the USA Armed Forces.

For information on joining our organization please contact:

Billy Cope: Commander
Cell: 912-429-6094
Email: billycope@bcssavannah.com

Jimmy Ray: 1st Vice Commander
Cell: 912-657-2161
Email: jimmyray2161@gmail.com

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