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DAV: FULFILLING OUR PROMISES TO THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO SERVED

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  Iowa Chapter Links
  Atlantic, Chapter #36
  Burlington, Michael Houchin, Chapter #4
  Cedar Rapids, Chapter #10
  Council Bluffs, Col Donald Macrae, Chapter #5
  Davenport, Quad Cities, Chapter #2
  Decorah, Hamre Giesen, Chapter #8
  Des Moines, Business & Professional, Chapter #53
  Des Moines, Prezell Frazier Memorial, Chapter #20
  Dubuque, Fighting Back, Chapter #6
  Fort Dodge, Chapter #29
  Iowa City, Old Gold, Chapter #19
  Knoxville, Chapter #15
  Mason City, Verdun Pearl Harbor, Chapter #27
  Milford, Iowa Great Lakes Area, Chapter #59
  Oelwein, Carry On, Chapter #17
  Oskaloosa, Chapter #21
  Ottumwa, Chapter #1
  Sioux City, Chapter #54
  Waterloo, King-Marson, Chapter #11
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 Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary

Since 1922 the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary (DAVA) has partnered with the DAV parent organization in their mission of service to disabled veterans and their families. That relationship has continued to flourish and the blended organizations have achieved many victories in their quest to improve the quality of life our veterans rightly deserve. With nearly a quarter-million members, the DAVA programs are far-reaching and the personal rewards fulfilling. Our members are diverse in their interests which is what has made the DAVA so successful. Our programs include Americanism, Community Service, Junior Activities, Legislative, and VA Voluntary Services. Foremost in our hearts is the goal of assuring benefit entitlement and compassion for our disabled veterans. Life Membership – Life Membership is encouraged for those who want to be permanent members of the DAV Auxiliary. Members age 18 and over can pay the membership in one payment or start a life membership with a minimum $40 down payment and take three years to pay the balance. Fees are based on the member’s age as follows: Age 18-30…$250 Age 61-70…$180 Age 31-45…$230 Age 71-79…$140 Age 46-60…$200 Age 80+……Free Annual Membership – Annual membership is offered on a fiscal year basis, July 1 through June 30. Dues for this type of membership are $15 a year and must be paid each year to continue the membership. (Dues paid on an annual membership are not credited to a life membership.) Junior Membership – Children age 17 and under can join the DAVA at an annual cost of $3. This membership is also offered on a fiscal year basis, July 1 through June 30.

Auxiliary Membership Application

 Disabled American Veterans

The 1.2 million-member Disabled American Veterans (DAV) is a non-profit 501(c)(4) charity dedicated to building better lives for America’s disabled veterans and their families. The DAV was founded in 1920 by disabled veterans returning from World War I to represent their unique interests. In 1932, the DAV was congressionally chartered as the official voice of the nation’s wartime disabled veterans. With our brave Americans leaving the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan, the DAV’s services and advocacy are as relevant and critical today as in any time in our nation’s history. Annually, the DAV represents more than 200,000 veterans and their dependents with claims for benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense. The DAV’s Voluntary Services Program operates a comprehensive network of volunteers who provide veterans free rides to and from VA medical facilities and improve care and morale for sick and disabled veterans. The DAV’s 1.2 million members provide grassroots advocacy and services in communities nationwide. From educating lawmakers and the public about important issues to supporting services and legislation to help disabled veterans — the DAV is there to promote its message of hope to all who have served and sacrificed. What's the Cost of Membership? Life membership is permanent. Life membership dues are: 80 or older: FREE 71 - 79: $140.00 61 - 70: $180.00 41 - 60: $230.00 40 or younger: $250.00

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