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The Fleet Reserve is the oldest and largest association representing enlisted Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard personnel. Established in 1924, FRA's mission is to safeguard the pay, benefits, and entitlements of the active duty, reserve, and retired members of the Sea Services.
Membership in the FRA is open to all enlisted personnel of the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard. Commissioned Officers of the Sea Services that have at least one day of prior enlisted service are eligible to join too.
The 2012-2013 calendar for the branch can be found above. It requires Microsoft Word to view.
FRA East Coast Regional (ECR) Convention to be held on July 26-27, 2013 at the Westin Tysons Corner Hotel, 7801 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22043. There will be an opening ceremony on July 26, at 2:00 pm, a Welcome Aboard Party at 7:00 pm and on July 27, a business meeting from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm and a Banquet at 6:00 pm. The tickets for the banquet will be $50.00. If you would like to stay at the hotel, the room rate is $94.00 per night and reservations have to be made by July 1 to obtain this rate. If you would like to place an advertisement in the Convention Journal or pay the fee to include your name on the Booster Rolls, please refer to the ECRC_Newsletter_2.pdf and Advertising Agreement.
For further information about the East Coast Regional Convention, please contact Penny Collins, President or Valerie Reed, Secretary-Branch 024 on (410) 267-0621 (Branch Office).
With reverance for God and country and being ever mindful of the glorious traditions of the United States Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard;
Our duty to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America;
Our responsibility to aid in maintaining adequate defense for our beloved country;
Our desire to assist in obtaining the best type of personnel for our Sea Services;
Our interest in the welfare of those who served and are now serving;
Our devotion to our Shipmates in good fortune or distress;
Our reverence for the memory of our departed Shipmates;
We associate ourselves together and declare this to be the Preamble to the Constitution of the Fleet Reserve Association.