Auxiliary of the FRA
Who We Are
Organized in 1930, the Auxiliary of the Fleet Reserve
Association is chartered to aid, assist and promote all matters
pertaining to welfare, social, and patriotic works of the Fleet Reserve
Association , its members and their families. LA FRA Units are located
throughout the United States and overseas.
There is also a Membership-at-Large (MAL) roll administered by the
Auxiliary National Offices, for those who do not have access to, or do
not desire to join a Unit. The Auxiliary is proud of the heritage and
traditions of this great nation and we recognize the sacrifices, past
and present, needed to keep us strong and free.
What Do We Do?
Auxiliary plays an active role in the local community by promoting
youth activities, Americanism, and charitable causes. At the national
level, Auxiliary funds four annual scholarships and was a major
contributor to the building of our nation's Navy Memorial, located in
Auxiliary Units sponsor and assist local communities with their
memorial ceremonies and patriotic events. They also participate in
social events such as dances, luncheons, picnics and fund-raising
activities. Annual regional and national conventions, caucuses,
workshops, convention tours, shows and dinner/dances round out many
exciting activities available to Auxiliary members.
Each year, members of the
Auxiliary undertake a pilgrimage to Arlington National Cemetery in
Arlington, Virginia. The 2016 Pilgrimage will take
place on Saturday, April 16, 2016.
Schedule of events:
10:00 am - National President's tea
2:00 am - Depart hotel for Arlington National Cemetery
3:15 pm - Mast of the Maine
4:15 pm - Wreath laying at the Tomb of the Unknowns
The Westin Tyson’s Corner
7801 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA
Price per room: $131
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Who Can Join?
Membership in the Auxiliary of the Fleet
Reserve Association shall be limited to spouses, parents, grandparents,
sisters,brothers, children, stepchildren and grandchildren not less
than 16 years of age of members of the Fleet Reserve Association; and
widows, widowers, parents, grandparents, sisters, brothers, children,
stepchildren and grandchildren not less than 16 years of ageo of persons
who were members at time
of death or eligible to be members of the Fleet Reserve Association at
time of death.
How Can I Join?
Auxiliary members fall into two categories:
Members who belong to an Auxiliary Unit or
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Members who do not belong to any Auxiliary Unit but join as