The 82nd Airborne Division Association is the largest Airborne association in the world. Membership is open to any veteran who meets at least one of the following criteria. All applicants must received a discharge other than dishonorable.
As part of the application process, all members are required to submit a legible copy of your DD Form 214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty), which the chapter will keep on file for IRS classification purposes. All DD Form 214's will have the SSN redacted to just the last 4 digits for security purposes.
There are two ways for qualified veterans to apply for membership. Processing normally takes 4-6 weeks. Once processed, the member will receive their membership card via USPS mail. All American Members will also receive a high-speed certificate suitable for framing.
Online Applications: Click here to apply and pay dues securely online. You will need to upload a legible PDF of your qualification document.
Offline Applications: Click here to download a printable PDF of our application. Just complete the application fully, and mail it along with proof of qualification and applicable dues to the address at the bottom of the form.
Applicants may choose Annual membership ($25.00 per 12 month term) or All American (Paid for Life) membership ($175 for veterans age 50 and over, or $250 for veterans ages 49 and under).
The 82nd Airborne Division Association manages a 501(c)3 Education Fund that awards dozens of scholarships annually to qualified students, including both dependents and recently separated paratroopers. Applications are due by 01 November annually. Click here for to learn all of the details or to download application forms.
USAA offers Association members an Association-branded credit cards, including American Express and MasterCard. This card program benefits the Association directly. Click Here to learn all the details and apply for yours.