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How to Join

MOAA Lancaster Chapter:To join the Lancaster Chapter, contact our member recruting chair, David Shelton, at (717) 285-5971 for joining information.  You may also down-load a copy of the chapter's membership application by opening this document:  Lancaster Chapter Membership Application, and printing a copy from your own printer.  You may then send this filled-out form to:

Lancaster, PA Chapter MOAA
Attn:  Membership
P.O. Box 5031
Lancaster, PA 17606-5031

On receipt of your membership form, the chapter will forward a welcome letter providing you with additional membership and chapter details including the assignment of a Chapter sponsor who can help with your assimilation into the Chapter.  Please consider joining--it's an easy and painless process!!  Dues are $15 per year or $40 for three years.  The calander year in which you joined is free and if you join in October, November or December, the next calendar year is also free. Membership is open to active duty, National Guard, Reserve, retired, and former commissioned officers and warrant officers of the following uniformed services: Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Space Force, Coast Guard, Public Health Service, and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

MOAA National:
MOAA National, located in Alexandria, Virginia, is a separate organization from local affiliate chapters like the Lancaster Chapter. If you seek MOAA National membership, follow this link to MOAA National: and click "Join" at the top of the MOAA web page.  MOAA National has about 360,000 members.  The Lancaster Chapter does encourage its members to join the National MOAA organization. MOAA offers four types of memberships: Digital, Basic, Premium and Life. A Digital Membership is offered every new member who joins a Chapter.

MOAA State Chapters:
There are about 400 MOAA state chapters in the U.S. with about sixteen chapters located in Pennsylvania.  The Lancaster Chapter is an active Pennsylvania chapter with over 170 members.  Joining the Lancaster Chapter does not give you dual membership to the national organization or vice-versa.  Each is a separate organization and has their own dues structure.  You do not have to be a member of National MOAA in order to be a Lancaster Chapter member, however, membership in National MOAA is encouraged by all Lancaster members.