2018 membership Dues & Benefits

Want to become a member of the 83rd Infantry Division association? Click the button below to fill out our online application form JOIN US A Special message We are pleased to announce that the 83rd Infantry Division Association has expanded eligibility for Legacy Membership. We also introduce a new category – “Active Duty Membership” for those currently serving in the 83rd Army Reserve Readiness Training Center (ARRTC). What's new? All current spouses, widows, and widowers of those eligible to be a Regular Member, lineal descendants by birth or adoption to include sons, daughters, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren of persons living or deceased who are (were) eligible for Regular Membership and current spouses; and collateral descendants by blood or marriage to include nephews, nieces, grand nephews and nieces of Members, great grand nephews and nieces, current spouses and surviving widows.  For the Association to continue to thrive as a national organization, to continue to honor our veterans, and to continue to preserve and promote the 83rd's historical...
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Research at the Archives

Research at the Archives

I’ve been a military archivist at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) for 29 years. This article is an expanded version of the short talk I gave at the Reunion in Cleveland. NARA was established in 1934 to preserve the historical records of the Federal Government. For researching the records of the 83rd Infantry Division and its veterans, the two facilities you need to know are the National Archives at College Park, Maryland (known as AII), and the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) in St. Louis. The important thing to remember, is that if you have any questions, ask a Military Reference Archivist at NARA. 83rd Infantry Division Operational Records at Archives II, College Park, Maryland. The records of the 83rd Infantry Division, and its organic and attached units, are located in Archives II. There are 119 boxes of records for the 83rd and its organic units in Record Group 407: Records of the Adjutant General’s Offic, with each box containing...
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The Association honors deceased veterans from Cuyahoga County

The Association honors deceased veterans from Cuyahoga County

As the 83rd Infantry Division returned to Cleveland for the 71st Reunion ánd 100th Birthday, we pay tribute to the men of Cuyahoga County who were killed while serving with the 83rd. These brave men were honored during a ceremony in Cleveland at the Fountain of Eternal Life. Find the full list of veterans here. (more…)...
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