We constantly accept new members. To apply, fill out the Vigilant Torch Association Membership Form.  When completed, email or mail your form and application fee check to our Headquarters location (6412 Brandon Ave., Suite 318, Springfield, VA 22150).  Accepted applicants will receive a welcome letter within four (4) to six (6) weeks of submitting their application.

To become a member of Vigilant Torch, you must be an Active Unit Member or Former Unit member. Visit the Become a Member page for additional information on membership requirements and benefits.

Non-military applicants are accepted on a case-by-case basis as approved by the VTA Board. Due to the nature of our organization, the majority of members must be affiliated with the U.S. Military, but there are exceptions. Contact us for additional information.

Donations are critical to our ability to support our core programs. There are two ways to donate to Vigilant Torch.

  1. Donations made via the website. Visit to donate today.
  2. Mail donations to the Vigilant Torch Headquarters at: Vigilant Torch, Attention:Donations, 6412 Brandon Ave., Suite 318, Springfield, VA 22150.

For inquiries related to donations, email us at [email protected]

This is dependent on your company’s rules for donation matching. Specific rules apply to the Vigilant Torch Foundation versus the Vigilant Torch Association; for more information, visit our Get Involved page.

All donations made to the Vigilant Torch Association and Vigilant Torch Foundation are tax deductible and we will provide you with a valid receipt of your donation as proof.

For our events, we do accept donations of food, volunteer time, and/or company sponsorship. Visit the Get Involved page for more information.

Prospective applications should review the Vigilant Torch Scholarship Program Information Sheet, and the Vigilant Torch Foundation Scholarship Program Policy for information on the application process and the scholarship eligibility requirements. Eligible applicants will submit the Vigilant Torch Application Form and the other required documents to the Vigilant Torch Scholarship Committee via email [email protected]. Those individuals with disabilities who cannot email their submissions can mail them to the Vigilant Torch Foundation, Attention: Scholarship Committee, 6412 Brandon Avenue, Suite 318, Springfield, VA 22150. All scholarship application packets must arrive no later than May 15, 2020.

For additional information, contact the Scholarship Committee directly via [email protected]; please include a phone number if additional dialogue is required.


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