Membership Information


To be considered for membership, you must either be an enlisted military personnel in good standing, a verifiable veteran of the armed forces, or the spouse of an active duty member or veteran.

To be considered for full membership, you must provide a copy of your DD214 to verify you received a Combat Action Ribbon

You can join as a Supporting Member with your DD214 verifying your service in the armed forces, and as an Auxiliary member if you are the spouse of a full member.

 

Membership Forms required.


Full Membership Application (please use “Contact” page or contact a Chapter Officer for information).

Support Membership Application (please use “Contact” page or contact a Chapter Officer for information).

Auxiliary Membership Application (please use “Contact” page or contact a Chapter Officer for information).

Life Membership Application (please use “Contact” page or contact a Chapter Officer for information).

3-1 Reinstatement Application (please use “Contact” page or contact a Chapter Officer for information).

Patch Agreement

CVMA National Protocol

 

Full Membership Guidelines

Requirements are as follows:

  1. Of Good Character
  2. “Combat” Veteran of a Foreign War
  3. The ONLY acceptable proof for membership into CVMA is a copy of one’s DD214 or ERB, which must be surrendered to the Board of Directors for verification (please be sure to black out your social security number)
  4. Must own and operate a motorcycle of at least 500cc or above.

 

 

Support MEMBERSHIP GUIDELINES

Requirements are as follows:

  1. Must be of good character.
  2. Must own and operate a motorcycle of 500cc or greater.
  3. Maximum number of support members will not exceed 10% of total CVMA full combat membership.
  4. Support members must be a veteran of the United States Armed Forces.
  5. Support members will read and abide by all CVMA by-laws applicable to them.  Sections excluded:
    a.  Section 6 and subsection 2.
    b.  Section 3
    c.  Elections
    d.  Duties of Officers
  6. 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.  A full member submitting an application for a support member should verify they meet the above criteria.  Only 1 support member can be vouched on per year by an individual CVMA member.  Support members will be at a 1 to 10 ration.  1 support member to 10 full members based on state.
  7. Will have no vote in CVMA business.
  8. Cannot hold a position on the BOD.
  9. $10.00 annual dues will be assessed and a CVMA Support ID will be issued.
  10. Support members in good standing can wear a small CVMA Support Patch on the front of their vest or jacket which will be supplied by their sponsor.  Support members can also wear  the 10 inch support back patch which will be supplied by their sponsor.

 

 

 

Auxillary MEMBERSHIP GUIDELINES

Requirements are as follows:

  1. Must be of good character
  2. All Auxiliary members must be a spouse, widow or widower of a full member who is in good standing with the CVMA.
  3. Must support the efforts of ALL branches of the United States of America’s Armed Forces and the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association.
  4. Will have no vote in CVMA business.
  5. Cannot hold a position on the BOD.

 

 

Lifetime Member Requirements

 

  1. 3 years active in the CVMA
  2. Must be in good standing for all three years and minimum participation of one sanctioned CVMA event per year is required
  3. One of which must be a National meeting.