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Join the Ranks: Become a Member Today

Become Part of Our Legacy:

Your journey with us starts here. Apply today and take your place among the ranks of those who've served with distinction. Joining the Special Forces Association offers unparalleled opportunities to connect with a community that values honor, courage, and commitment. Our members enjoy access to exclusive events, networking opportunities, and a platform to contribute to meaningful causes.

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Membership Options

We proudly uphold the principle that no individual will be barred from membership based on race, color, national origin, sex, religion, or political affiliation. We strive to foster a welcoming community, supporting the values and purposes that define our Association. However, the Membership Committee reserves the right to review applications critically to ensure applicants are fully aligned with our mission and values.

General Membership:

Eligibility for general membership is extended to individuals who demonstrate a commitment to our Association's purposes. Our inclusive approach ensures that all who wish to support our cause and meet the general criteria are welcome to join.


Membership is granted to those with a distinguished connection to the United States Army Special Forces, including:

  • Active or former members of the United States Army Special Forces, United States Army Reserve, and National Guard Special Forces Units.

  • Individuals who have completed Special Forces Training, been awarded a Special Forces prefix, suffix, and/or Special Forces Tab, and a Military Occupational Specialty (MOS).

  • Those with an Honorable Discharge, if applicable.

  • Lineage from officially recognized units or grandfathered groups such as the First Special Service Force, OSS, UNPIK-8240 of Korea, WWII Ranger units, and the 3 Ranger Companies of Korea.

  • Applicants must provide supporting documentation validating their qualifications.

How to Join:

To become a member, visit our National page at Special Forces Association Membership and follow the step-by-step process to apply.

Membership Fees:

Details about membership fees and contributions are outlined on our National page, ensuring transparency and clarity on how these funds are utilized.

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