Our Organization

Naval Enlisted Reserve Association

NERA, The Naval Enlisted Reserve Association, is the elite military and veterans organization representing the enlisted Reservist members of the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard since 1957.  We are the leading association representing the Enlisted Reservist members of the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard.  

NERA's Mission

Our mission is to promote and maintain national security by ensuring a strong and well-trained Navy, Coast Guard and Marine Corps Reserve by protecting the benefits and privileges Sea Service Reservists have earned with their military service.   

 Association Overview

Founded in 1957, NERA is the prominent military and veterans' organization instrumental in gaining Congressional support for improvements in Reserve personnel strength and equipment.  NERA includes retirees, Full-Time Support (FTS), drilling reservists and others joining as associate members supporting our enlisted sea service reservists. NERA is a prominent member of a powerful military coalition dedicated to fighting for service members in the Nation’s Capital, advocating for promotions, increased pay and retirement benefits.  NERA is ideally located in Falls Church, Virginia, minutes from the Pentagon, the White House and Capitol Hill.

 

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 The Current Mariner


Winter 2016

Advocacy
NERA, the Naval Enlisted Reserve Association, is THE military and veterans organization representing the enlisted Reservist members of the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard.  We advocate for our members by:
  • working with key Members of Congress and the Pentagon
  • encouraging the 10,500 NERA members and their families to support key legislation
  • partnering with key military coalitions in promoting sea service reservists benefits
  • providing pertinent information to the members through nera.org, social media, and NERA's quarterly magazine The Mariner.

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