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Join A Platoon

Do you have a star-spangled heart? Join our team of pinups in making a difference in our military and first responder communities.

We are looking for women who exemplify the highest caliber of integrity, honesty, trustworthiness and commitment. We ask much of our volunteers which may include: dressing in era fashion (40s-50s), event planning, event attendance, volunteering at the VA or other events, volunteer recruitment, fundraising, social media sharing and more. Our volunteers dedicate their time to making a difference in the military and first responder community and are not here for the photo ops. Please only apply if you want to help serve our mission.

Please fill out this application in it's entirety. Our leadership team will be review all applications and will be in contact with qualified candidates to schedule interviews.

For information, please email


Want to become a Bettie? Here are some FAQS about joining Battlin' Betties:

*What if there is not a platoon in the state in which I live?

You may apply to join a neighboring platoon if you can commit to making the events. You may also apply to open a new platoon. We require a minimum of 5 qualified applicants to open a new platoon, which also includes one state leader.

*What's the minimum time commitment?
4 events and/or 20 volunteer hours per year. Non-event hours vary and can be completed by doing things like HERO interviews, researching possible events for us to attend, prepping for events we're hosting, etc

*Do I have to buy my own dresses?
Yes, but they are very inexpensive. Most of our dresses are under $20 and we'll help you find them! All you need is one or two dresses and you're set... although buying/wearing them is addicting and you'll never stop at two!

*Can someone teach me to do my hair?
Absolutely! We can point you in the direction of some good tutorials or get together and show you personally. We can even do it for you the first time if you need that!

*Is there a fee to join?
Not at this time!

*Do you have to be married to a vet or affiliated with the military to join?
Absolutely not! You just need to be a patriotic gal!

*What if I don't live near the state leader?
We attend events in all different areas of the state and you just come to the events that work for you.  We attend events on weekends, weekdays, daytime, nighttime. As long as you attend an event within your first couple months of joining and come to at least four per year, you do what fits your schedule and driving distance comfort level!

*Is there an age limit?
You have to be 18 or older! That's it!

*What if I want to do more?
We have platoon members who like to be super involved and it's fabulous! If you want to attend every single event, head up special projects and take on more responsibility, we definitely have a place for you too!



Contact Information

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State you're interested in joining or opening

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Please select all that apply. If you are applying as a State Leader or National Board Member, please include your experience in leadership, management and what area of the Board of Directors best fits your experience in the description area below.
Please answer for either military or first responder service.

If yes, please include group's name. If not, please write N/A.



At least ONE photo is required. Please upload an image of you or your work in pinup. If images are not in vintage/pinup theme we may ask for more information.


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