Americal Division Veterans Association

"Under the Southern Cross"


Membership In The Americal Division Veterans Association

Invitation to become a member of the ADVA

Eligible veterans are cordially invited and welcomed to join the Americal Division Veterans Association. The association was formed in 1945 and currently has over 3,000 members. Associate memberships are also available. The information below will tell you more about the ADVA and how you may become a member.

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Membership in ADVA is open to all officers and enlisted personnel who served with the Americal Division or the 23rd Infantry Division in an assigned or attached status during the following periods:

1942-1945 World War II (South Pacific)

1954-1956 Korea (Caribbean)

1967-1971 Vietnam

Eligibility includes those who served with Task Force 6814 and Task Force Oregon. Branch of service is immaterial.


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One of the great benefits of membership in the ADVA is the AMERICAL JOURNAL magazine. This forty page full-color magazine is published quarterly and sent to over 3,000 ADVA members as part of their membership benefits.  If you would like a sample copy of the AMERICAL JOURNAL send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.with your request.