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.

Why Join

Join more than 1 million of your fellow veterans who have joined DAV to take advantage of the wide range of member advantages.

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.

What does DAV do for you?

  • Helps returning veterans transition back to civilian life by linking  them with services that address their physical, emotional, and  financial needs.
  • Provides free, professional assistance to veterans of all  generations in obtaining VA and other government benefits earned through  service.
  • Fights for veterans’ rights on Capitol Hill.
  • Links veterans to job training and job assistance programs.
  • Funds rehabilitation programs for veterans with severe disabilities, such as blindness or amputation

Member Advantages

Your Benefits

As a DAV Member, in addition to our programs and free services, you are  entitled to Member Advantages, which gives you access to a variety of  important programs, products and services. Also included with your  membership is a FREE subscription to DAV Magazine.

Membership in DAV includes access to a wide range of money-saving  advantages for heroes and their families. These generous partners stand  by our veterans through a variety of programs, products and services. Become a Member to begin accessing these member advantages.