combat veterans, regardless of service, country of origin, race, religion,
creed, or color, who are interested in serving their communities and having a
fellowship of motorcycle enthusiasts.
All applications must provide a copy of their
DD214 or equivalent as proof of combat service.
All applicants must own a motorcycle capable of
maintaining posted highway speeds (500cc minimum), and have a current motorcycle
endorsement on his/her drivers license.
All applicants are subject to a probationary
period of six months, during which time riding skills and interest will be
evaluated. All meetings must be attended during this probationary period.
Want to know what it takes to become a member of Combat Veterans
International? Read on.
This is a brief summary of becoming a member of Combat Veterans
International, please contact your local chapter for full details and specific
requirements, thank you.
You should attend one of our meetings. Times and days are listed in the
"Contact Information" Link on this web site.
At this meeting, or any time in the future, you may fill out and submit an
Application for Membership. The meeting at which you submit the application will
be your first "official" meeting, and you will be a "Prospective
Attend the next two consecutive meetings. At your third meeting you will be
considered for "Probationary" Membership . If approved you will
receive a "Rocker" and you will be expected to complete a "cut"(vest)
by the next meeting.
As a Probationary Member, you are required to attend meetings, although
advance notice to the Membership Committee or the Officers will constitute an
After six meetings as a Probationary Member, you may be considered for Full
Membership. You may also be asked to spend three additional months as a
Probationary Member before being considered.
During these 9-12 months, you are expected to get acquainted with most if not
all the members. You are urged to participate in all of our activities. We prize
active participation above all else. Prospective members are not allowed to sit
at the tables or vote at meetings. A rocker does not have a vote at the table
he/she may join in a discussion but has no vote until they wear a full patch.
This process is long and drawn out, to purposely allow you to consider your
decision to join us. And it allows us to get to know you so we can be sure that
we want you to join us.
So, come to our meetings. We respect All Veterans, and thank you
for your time and consideration in joining the CVI family.