CVMA MI 35-3
Members Forum

Want to join the CVMA?

Full Member:

Auxiliary Members:

1. Of good character.
2. Who is a Veteran of a Foreign War, "combat".
3. The ONLY Acceptable proof for membership to the Combat Veterans Motorcycle
Association is a copy of one's DD 214 or Official Military Personnel File or
officer/enlisted record brief which must be surrendered to the NBOD for
4. Must own and operate a Motorcycle of 500cc or above.
5. Member will be assigned to a chapter upon application approval. Member's initial
assignment of chapter will be in the State of physical residence, and closest chapter.
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.    
1. Must be of good character.
2. 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.
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 NBOD.

Support members:

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.
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.
7. Will have no vote in National CVMA business but may vote in Chapter CVMA
business if it is addressed in the Chapter Bylaws.
8. Cannot hold a position on the NBOD.
9. 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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