Any person who graduated from the Naval School Explosive Ordnance Disposal at Indian Head, Maryland, or Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, was awarded the EOD badge and military occupational specialty in any of the U.S. armed forces, and can provide evidence of honorable military service is eligible for regular membership in NATEODA.
Also eligible for regular membership are military service members who were awarded the EOD military occupational specialty and assigned to military EOD duties without attending a recognized military EOD school, served honorably in any of the US armed forces, and can provide evidence of honorable service.
Regular members may attend meetings, vote on Association business, and are eligible to serve as Association officers and Board members.
Any person, military or civilian, not eligible for regular NATEODA membership, may apply to join as associate members. Associate membership is contingent on approval of the Association officers.
Associate members may attend meetings, participate in business discussions, but not vote on Association business.
Corporate members support the EOD community and are invited to join the Association. A corporation membership may have up to three individual memberships. Individual corporate members may attend meetings, participate in business discussions, but not vote on Association business.
This is a one-step process to complete the application form, signup for the online account and pay dues.
Association dues are $25 annually for regular and associate members, and $75 annually for corporate members. Dues are paid every two years beginning with the initial application.