The purposes of this association of veterans of the Armed Forces of the US, specifically veterans of Navy or Marine Corps Aviation Squadrons is:
To support philanthropic organizations in the DFW Tailhookers area that support or educate individuals about Navy or Marine Corps aviation. This includes support of aviation museums that maintain and display Navy or Marine aircraft and have an active STEM program for children.
To sponsor social events of Navy and Marine Corps aviation fellowship where the history and future of Navy and Marine Corps aviation is discussed.
PILOT, NFO, AIRCREW, AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE
Membership in DFW Tailhookers Association is open to all former officers or enlisted persons who, at any time, served a tour of duty in a Navy or Marine Aviation Squadron. This includes former aircrew members, as well as past maintainers, ordnance and admin personnel.
Associate Membership is open to any American citizen who has a sincere interest in Naval and/or Marine Corps Aviation. A person desiring Associate Membership must be recommended by a current member and approved by the Board of Directors.
DFW Tailhookers Association was certified effective September 20, 2018, by the Texas Secretary of State as a Domestic Nonprofit Corporation conforming to the applicable provisions of law.
On September 28, 2018, the Association was determined by the IRS to be exempt from federal income tax under IRS Code (IRC) Section 501(c)3 effective September 20, 2018. Donors can deduct contributions they make to the Association under IRC Section 170.