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.
The Association opened a new website on November, 2020. It refreshed and updated the old website and now includes all content previously published in the Association newsletter, RSP, which has been retired.
This website requires current regular, associate, and corporate members to have an online account to enter the secure password-protected Member area. To get a new login and password for the NATEODA.com website, members need to complete a renewal membership form and be current in their dues.
A renewal application form will be completed each time dues are paid to update our records.
Renew Membership for Current Members
The $50 membership renewal dues adds two years to the current membership. If the payment does not bring the dues current, the member will be sent payment instructions to bring past dues current.
If a member’s dues are paid to December 31, 2023 or beyond, send a message from the Contact Us link for instructions on using the custom payment option to activate a website account.
Current members who do not have a NATEODA.com online account:
Current members who already have an activated NATEODA.com online account and are paying additional dues to extend their membership:
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.