About LA FRA
Who We Are
Organized in 1930, the Ladies Auxiliary of the Fleet Reserve Association (LA FRA) is chartered to aid, assist and promote all matters pertaining to welfare, social, and patriotic works of the Fleet Reserve Association , its members and their families. There are LA FRA Units located throughout the United States and the Philippines. There is also a Membership-at-Large (MAL) roll administered by the LA FRA National Offices, for those who do not have access to, or do not desire to join a Unit. The LA FRA is proud of the heritage and traditions of this great nation and we recognize the sacrifices, past and present, needed to keep us strong and free.
What Do We Do?
LA FRA plays an active role in the local community by promoting youth activities, Americanism, and charitable causes. At the national level, LA FRA funds four annual scholarships and was a major contributor to the building of our nation's Navy Memorial, located in Washington, D.C.
LA FRA Units sponsor and assist local communities with their memorial ceremonies and patriotic events. They also participate in social events such as dances, luncheons, picnics and fund-raising activities. Annual regional and national conventions, caucuses, workshops, convention tours, shows and dinner/dances round out many exciting activities available to LA FRA members.
Who Can Join?
All applicants must be at least sixteen (16) years of age. Membership in the Ladies Auxiliary of the Fleet Reserve Association is limited to spouses, parents, grandparents, sisters, brothers, children, stepchildren and grandchildren not less than 16 years of age of members of the Fleet Reserve Association and widows, widowers, parents, grandparents, sisters, brothers, children, stepchildren and grandchildren not less than 16 years of age of persons who were members at the time of death or eligible to be members of the Fleet Reserve Association at the time of death.
How Can I Join?
LA FRA members fall into two categories:
Members who belong to an LA FRA Unit or
Members who do not belong to any LA FRA Unit but join as "Members-at-Large."
FRA Auxiliary Triangle Unit 182
Meets every 3rd Thursday of each month at the VFW Post 3285 in Frederick, MD at 11:00 a.m. Location and time may change. Please contact us to confirm.
Having a keen sense of responsibility, being true Americans,
and bearing in mind the Preamble of the Fleet Reserve Association, we,
the members of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Fleet Reserve Association,
do band together to aid, assist and promote in all matters pertaining to welfare,
social and patriotic work, for the benefit of the Fleet Reserve Association,
its members and their families.
Thus do we associate and declare these principles to be the foundation
and the Preamble to the Constitution of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Fleet Reserve Association.