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Military and Veteran Associations

Members of the military community -- veterans, active-duty, reserve, National Guard, or their family members -- have the opportunity to join or otherwise benefit from several types of associations and organizations. Ranging from fraternal to charity these military specific organizations can provide advocacy, help you network to access job opportunities, tap into benefits, lobby congress, or find support. In addition, the Air Force (Civil Air Patrol) and Coast Guard (CG Auxiliary) which offer civilians the chance to volunteer and contribute to our nations defense, this also includes several official State Defense Forces or Civilian Militias which are also listed here.

The following is a directory of military/veterans associations and organizations listed by type and service affiliation:

 

Military Associations
(non-service branch specific)
Alliance for National Defense
American Cold War Veterans
Armed Forces Benefit Association
Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association
Armed Forces E9 Association
Armed Forces Services Corporation
Armed Forces Top Enlisted Association
Armed Services YMCA
Association of Military Surgeons of the USA
Care Packages for Troops
Civil Air Patrol
Combat Helicopter Pilots Association
CombatVets.net
Combat Veterans Motorcycle Assn.
Commissioned Officers Assn. of the USPHS
Congressional Medal of Honor Society
Forgotten Eagles of Michigan
Knights of Heroes
Korean War Veterans Association
Logistics Officers Association
Michigan Volunteer Defense Force
Military Association of Atheists and Freethinkers
Military Chaplains Association of the USA
Military Missions in Action
Military Order of the Purple Heart
Military Order of the World Wars
Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)
Minister of God (Christian Military Support)
Mission Readiness
National Association for Uniformed Services
Non-Commissioned Officers Association
Order of Daedalians
Reserve Officers Association of the US
State Guard Association of the United States
United States War Dogs Association
Veterans for National Security Foundation
Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association
Vietnam Security Police Association
Women Veterans of America
Wounded Warrior Project

Army and Army National Guard Associations
39th Engineer Battalion (CBT)
82nd Airborne Division Association
Americal Division Veterans Association
Army and Air Force Mutual Aid Association
Army Aviation Association
Army Emergency Relief
Army Historical Foundation
Army Nurse Corps Association
Army Ranger Association
Army Reserve Association
Association of Graduates, US Military Academy, West Point
Association of the US Army
Blue Star Aviation Association
First Cavalry Division - Florida Chapter
Men of Easy Company Association
National Guard Association of the United States
Special Forces Association
The Retired Enlisted Association
Screaming Eagle (101st Association)
US Army Warrant Officers Association
Women's Army Corps Veterans Association

Navy Associations
Association of Naval Aviation
Fleet Reserve Association
Naval Enlisted Reserve Association
Navy Historical Foundation
Naval Order of the United States
Naval Reserve Association
Navy League of the United States
Navy and Marine Corps Relief Society
Navy Marine EOD Association
Navy Mutual Aid Association
Surface Navy Association
The Tailhook Association
U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association
U.S. Naval Cryptologic Veterans Association
U.S. Naval Institute
USNA Out
USS NIMITZ Association
Zuni Maritime Foundation

 

Air Force and Air Guard Associations
Air Force Aid Society
Air Force Association of Graduates
Air Force Enlisted Widows
Air Force Historical Foundation
Air Force Memorial Foundation
Air Force Sergeants Association
Air Force Security Police Association
Airmen Memorial Museum
Air Weather Association
Air Weather Reconnaissance Association
Army and Air Force Mutual Aid Association
Association of Air Force Missileers
B-47 Stratojet Association
Enlisted Association of the Air National Guard
National Guard Association of the United States
Safeside Association
The Air Force Historical Foundation
USAF Military Training Instructor Association

 

Marine Corps Associations
Association of Naval Aviation
Fleet Reserve Association
Marine Corps Association
Marine Corps Aviation Association
Marine Corps Engineer Association
Marine Corps Heritage Foundation
Marine Corps Law Enforcement Foundation
Marine Corps League
Marine Corps Musicians Association
Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation
Marine Corps University Foundation
Military Order of the Devil Dogs
Naval Reserve Association
Navy League of the United States
Navy and Marine Corps Relief Society
Navy Marine EOD Association
Navy Mutual Aid Association
The Tailhook Association
Toys for Tots Foundation
USMC Combat Correspondents Association
USMC Motor Transport Association
USMC Force Recon Association
U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association
U.S. Naval Institute
Women Marines Association
Young Marines/

 

Coast Guard Associations
Association of Naval Aviation
Coast Guard Auxiliary
Coast Guard Chief Warrant and Warrant Officers Association
Coast Guard Foundation
Coast Guard Mutual Assistance
Coast Guard Tug Association
Fleet Reserve Association (FRA)
United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association
U.S. Coast Guard Chief Petty Officers Association
Coast Guard WYTM Association
Zuni Maritime Foundation

Veterans Service Organizations and Advocacy Groups
American Gulf War Veterans Association
The American Legion
The American Legion Riders
American Military Retirees Association (AMRA)
AMVETS
Disabled American Veterans
Carolina Patriot Rovers Inc.
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans Association (IAVA)
Military Coalition
Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)
National Veterans Organization of America
National Association of Veterans Program Administrators (NAVPA)
Paralyzed Veterans of America
Student Veterans of America
Veteran Advocates of Ore-Ida
Veterans Families United
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States
Veterans Health Council
Veterans of the Vietnam War
Veteran Support Center
Veterans Welcome Home and Resource Center
Vietnam Veterans of America

Spouse & Family Support Organizations
Air Force Enlisted Widows

American Legion Auxiliary

American Overseas Schools Historical Society
Armed Services YMCA of the U.S.A
Army Wife Network
Blue Star Moms
Fisher House Foundation
Gold Star Wives of America
Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW
National League of POW/MIA Families
National Military Family Association
Naval Sea Cadet Corps
Operation Homefront
Red Cross Emergency Service
Sentinels of Freedom
Sons of the American Legion
Toys for Tots Foundation
Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)
Veterans Families United

Trade and Career Associations
Aerospace Industries Association
American Defense Institute
Business Executives for National Security
National Defense Industrial Association
National Military Intelligence Association

Veteran and Military Retiree Associations
American Gulf War Veterans Association
American Military Retirees Association
American Retirees Association
American Veterans for Equal Rights
Cold War Veterans Association
CombatVets.net
Congressional Medal of Honor Society
Enlisted Association of the National Guard
Gulf Coast Veterans Advocacy Council, Inc.
Logistics Officers Association
Jewish War Veterans Association
Joe Foss Institute
Military Order of the Purple Heart
Military Order of the World Wars
National Veterans Organization of America
Navy Historical Foundation
Naval Order of the United States
Naval Reserve Association
Navy League of the United States
Navy Mutual Aid Association
Non Commissioned Officers Association
Professional Armed Forces Rodeo Association
The Pearl Harbor Memorial Fund
The Retired Enlisted Association
The Scottish-American Military Society
Uniformed Services Disabled Retirees
Veterans for National Security Foundation
Women Organizing Women

State Defense Forces, Auxiliaries, and Civil Air Patrol Units
Alabama State Defense Force
CalGuard
Connecticut SDF
Civil Air Patrol
Coast Guard Auxiliary
Georgia SDF
New York Guard SDF
Michigan Volunteer Defense Force
Oregon CAP
Puerto Rico Guard
StateDefenseForce.com
Texas Guard SDF
Virgina Defense Force

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