July 8, 1963
Ladies Auxiliary of the Fleet Reserve Association Unit 24
The National organization began in 1930 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.
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.
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 after 2005.