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Why join?

Join 1.3 million of your fellow veterans who have joined DAV to take advantage of the wide range of membership benefits.

DAV is an organization of veterans helping veterans. We receive no government funding and look out for our members 100% of the time because we have been in their shoes. We are proud of our 90+ year history of helping our country’s veterans, proud of our record of fighting for your rights and proud of working alongside so many other non-profits and advocacy organizations to make sure that we fulfill our promises to the men and women who have served. Most of all, we are proud to serve our country’s veterans as you so steadfastly served us.

Who is Eligible?

Any man or woman:

  • who served in the armed forces during a period of war or under conditions simulating war, and

  • was wounded, disabled to any degree, or left with long-term illness as a result of military service, and

  • was discharged or retired from military service under honorable conditions.

What is the DAV's Dues Structure?


Life membership is permanent.  Life membership dues are as follows and may be paid in interest-free installments following a minimum $40.00 down payment.


Age and Amount 
80 or older FREE 
71 - 79 $140.00 
61 - 70 $180.00 
41 - 60 $230.00
40 or younger $250.00

Please contact with any questions:

Duane Anderson
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