DAV Auxilliary

An essential part of the DAV is its auxiliaries. While all of our veterans are special, no one knows more than those that are associated with the veteran, wife, son, daughter, nephew, niece, brother, sister and many more. The DAV auxiliary offers them voice in helping procure benefits that improve their wellbeing. The caregiver provision was a direct response to family members wanting to assist their veteran hero in personal care at home. Being an auxiliary member honors our veterans and shows them we care.

Become a Member of DAV Auxiliary

Thanks to dedicated members across the nation, 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 rate: $250
Age 80 and older: Free

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Family and extended family of any military veteran who was not dishonorably discharged.
  • Family and extended family of any person injured and still in active service in America’s armed forces.
  • Family and extended family of DAV Auxiliary members.
The DAV Department of Massachusetts (DAV) is encouraged by the joint statement from Senate President Karen E. Spilka and Speaker Ron Mariano. Our organization recognized at the onset of this tragedy, over a year ago, the need for investment and reform in addition to upgrades to the facility at Holyoke. DAV thanks both the Speaker and Senate President for committing to reforms of the commonwealths soldiers' home system and investments in other regions of the commonwealth. The DAV will continue to advocate for updated and modern eldercare services for our Veterans in Western Massachusetts, while also calling for essential and meaningful reforms of our current system and the expansion of veteran elder care services in other regions of the state where needs are growing and currently unmet. ...
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