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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who is eligible to become a DAV member?

    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.
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  • How much does DAV membership cost?

    DAV life membership is $325. We offer flexible payment plans starting at $10 a month. Once you become a member of DAV, you are a member for life.

    For veterans age 80 or older, DAV membership is free.

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  • What’s included in DAV member advantages?

    As a DAV member, in addition to our programs and free services for veterans, you are entitled to our member advantages, including:

    • Special discounts from companies grateful for your service. Our generous partners include prescription services, car companies, moving services and more.
    • A FREE subscription to DAV Magazine to help you stay up to date on the latest news and information that affects veterans.
    • Special DAV member welcome gifts, including a DAV membership card and t-shirt to proudly display your service to our country.

    Plus, when you become a member, you join a powerful community of more than 1 million veterans supporting each other to ensure no veteran ever has to go it alone.

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  • How will my membership dues help veterans?

    Membership is the lifeblood of DAV. Our community of over 1 million veterans stands together to ensure our nation keeps its promises to the men and women who served our country.

    Your membership dues:

    • Help returning veterans transition back to civilian life by matching them with services that address their physical, emotional, and financial needs.
    • Provide free, professional assistance to veterans of all generations in obtaining VA and other government benefits earned through service.
    • Advocate for better federal veteran programs, benefits, health care and transition services on Capitol Hill.
    • Link veterans to job training and job assistance programs.
    • Fund rehabilitation programs for veterans with severe disabilities, such as blindness or amputation.
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