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There are three categories of membership as detailed in this extract from Revision N of the National Bylaws, 25 JUN 2016.

If you fit into one of these categories, please print and complete an
Application and Patch Agreement (below), then arrange to meet with one of the Chapter Officers. For Full and Support applicants, we must take a look at your bike, drivers license and insurance card. Once we meet you and verify your documentation, we will forward the application with the associated initial National Dues.

Contact any of the Chapter Officers if you have questions or call 702.907.4110.

Full Member:  APPLICATION AND Patch Agreement  > MUST submit both!!<
National Dues: $20/year.     Chapter Dues: $10/year

    a) Of good character.
    b) Who is a Veteran of a Foreign War, "Combat".
    c) The ONLY Acceptable proof for Full membership to the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association is a copy of one's DD 214, Official Military Personnel File or Officer/Enlisted record brief, showing service in a combat zone and  must be surrendered to the National Board of Directors (NBOD) for verification.
    d) Must own and operate a Motorcycle of 500 cc or above.
     
    i) Member's initial assignment of chapter will be in the State of physical residence. Once membership is approved, he or she can request in writing for a change of Chapter to the gaining and losing State Representative. Chapter affiliation to any Chapter of his or her choosing may be requested, to include a chapter in another state if that chapter is closer than the existing chapter and the losing and gaining states share a common border. If the distance is shorter, the request will be approved. The member will only have all rights as a Full Member in the State that they claim membership in.

Auxiliary Members:  APPLICATION  AND Patch Agreement  > MUST submit both!!<
National Dues: $10/year.     Chapter Dues: $0/year

    a) Must be of good character.
    b) 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.
    c) Must support the efforts of ALL branches of the United States of Americas Armed Forces and the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association.
    d) Will have no vote in CVMA business.

Support members:  APPLICATION AND Patch Agreement > MUST submit both!!<
National Dues: $10/year.     Chapter Dues: $0/year

    a) Must be of good character.
    b) Must own and operate a motorcycle of 500cc or greater.
    c) Maximum number of support members will not exceed 10% of total CVMA Full  membership.
    d) Support members must be a veteran of the United States Armed Forces.
    e) Support members will read and abide by all CVMA by-laws applicable to them.
         Sections excluded:
         1. Article 5: Elections
         2. Article 6: Duties of Officers.
    f) 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 ratio, 1 support member to 10 full members based on state.
    g) Will have no vote in CVMA business.

    i) 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.

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