FAQS

Just a few Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).  Please give us a call or email us if you have any additional questions.

FAQ's

Annual membership Dues are $40 and due on the anniversary of the date you joined the VFW or the date of annual renewal.  Post 9676 pays for all new members' first year dues and encourages all new member to consider Life Members.  Post 9676 has a program whereby they will pay for you to become a Life Member immediately, then you reimburse the Post for as little as $20 per month. 



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The Veterans Administration does not have an in residence representative in Valencia County.
The New Mexico Veterans Affairs Office also does have an in residence representative in Valencia County.  However, Albuquerque is only 20 miles from Los Lunas and you may can setup a in person meeting representative from either the Veterans Administration Region Office or NM Department of Veterans Serives.
 
Here are several links that should be very help to you:
VA Regional Office

NM Department of Veterans Services

Yes, we certainly do have someone in our Post that can help you apply for Veterans Benefits and other Veterans Assistance.  Contact one of our Service Officers for Help With VA Benefits & Claims. 
 
Senior VFW Service Officer:  Ulysses Abeita at 505-264-4110
VFW Post 9676 Volunteer Service Officer:  Tony Munoz at 505-948-8635


Because our Post is located on Village of Los Lunas property, we are not allowed to have a Canteen where liquor can be served.

No, we do not currently have an Auxiliary.  However, our spouses and significant others are very active in helping Post members accomplish their mission.  We also have many supporters and sponsors that are willing to step up and help whenever we need them.   For example, at our annual 4th of July Open House patriotic citizens/supporters show up to help us setup tents, tables and chairs.  They make themselves available to serve the public a free meal consisting of hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, cold watermelon, and soft drinks.  We are very fortunate and count on their support. 

Unfortunately, we do not have a Hall that we can rent out for events.

Absolutely not.  We are here to service our Community - Free of Charge - whether you are a War Veteran or not.  Please be aware, however, that based on our By-Laws, Veterans of Foreign Wars must be our number one priority.

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