Who is Eligible to Join the DAV?
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Any man or woman, who was wounded, gassed, injured
or disabled in the line of duty during time of war, while in the service of
either the military or naval forces of the United States of America, and who has
not been dishonorably discharged or separated from such service, or who may
still be in active service in the armed forces of the United States of America
is eligible for membership in the Disabled American Veterans. Others who are
disabled while serving with any of the armed forces of any nations associated
with the United States of America as allies during any of its war periods, who
are American citizens and who are honorably discharged, are also eligible.
Why is Your DAV Membership so Important?
The Disabled American Veterans (DAV) has a mission.
Helping eligible veterans receive all the benefits and services they have earned
through their sacrifices for their country.
Well over half of all veterans eligible for DAV
membership have already joined our ranks. Asked why they joined, members
overwhelmingly cite DAV service. Helping disabled veterans and their families is
what we do - all we do, and we do it well because you deserve the best.
The Disabled American Veterans (DAV) is TOTALLY
Veterans like the fact that the DAV is not a
government agency and receives no government funding. They know the DAV is on
their side. That's why more than 200,000 veterans and members of their families
seek out professional DAV services every year. These services include help with
disability compensation, VA pension, death benefits, VA medical care, Social
Security disability benefits, veterans' job programs, and much, much more.
The Disabled American Veterans (DAV) is THERE for
You can count on DAV service from DAV National
Service Officers (NSOs) in 69 offices nationwide when you need help. DAV NSOs
are highly trained, professional experts who have undergone the stiffest
training program in veterans' affairs. An all-new, high-tech training program is
making sure DAV NSOs will remain the best. DAV NSOs also represent more clients
than all other veterans' groups combined at the highest level of appeal within
the Department of Veterans Affairs. What's more, all services provided by DAV
NSOs are free of charge.
The Disabled American Veterans (DAV) is YOUR
With threats to your benefits coming on hot and
heavy year after year, you need representation before Congress, the White House,
and other government bodies - strong, effective representation. The DAV's
legislative specialists in Washington, D.C., are the best in veterans' affairs.
But they must be backed up by strength. The strength that comes from numbers.
That's why your membership in the DAV is so important.
The Disabled American Veterans (DAV) give you
One veteran summed up the feelings of so many DAV
members in this way: "As one person we can't do very much, but as a group we
have power." Disabled veterans know the power of numbers. That's where your
membership really counts.
How Does Your DAV Membership Benefit You?
As a DAV Member, in addition to DAV programs and
services, members are entitled to a
Member Benefits Package,
which gives you access to a variety of important programs, products, and
services. Also included with your membership is a FREE subscription to DAV
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
the Ashland Ohio Chapter 81 will make your down payment for you
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|80 or older
|71 - 79
|61 - 70
|40 or younger
Would you be interested in joining the Disabled American Veterans
organization? Please mark your age level below and tell us what you would
like us to do. Please send your checks to: The Disabled American
Veterans, Chapter 81, of Ohio, 625 Center Street, Apt. 403, Ashland, OH
44805. Our telephone number is
419.281.2613 If you would like to volunteer for our
annual Poppy sale or other
fund raising events please fill out the form below.