Individual Membership

NDTA is dedicated to serving national security through education and knowledge sharing in logistics, transportation, supply chain management, and passenger travel. Individual membership in NDTA provides opportunities to network with, serve, and educate the professional community.

NDTA members comprise more than 5,500 active duty and retired military members, government civilians, private sector professionals, and students. As a part of corporate membership benefits, companies may register individual employees as members. All members should aim to participate in the networking, professional development, and charitable activities of their local chapter.

NDTA 2015 Conference Lunch

Individual Membership Benefits

Individual membership with NDTA provides a broad range of benefits and opportunities. Get access to exclusive content on our website and our bi-monthly magazine, the Defense Transportation Journal. Enjoy member discounts at signature NDTA national events like the Fall Meeting and GovTravels symposium. Take advantage of college scholarship opportunities for yourself or a dependent. Engage with government, military and private sector professionals through a local chapter.

Starting February 1, 2023, NDTA Members will have exclusive access to the new Jobs Board featuring Chairman’s Circle Corporate Member organization job postings. The Jobs Board provides NDTA members a unique opportunity to find relevant career resources and opportunities.

Members also enjoy discounts with the following corporate partners.

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  • Alamo Rent A Car
  • Enterprise rent-a-car
  • The Hertz Corporation
  • National Car Rental
  • Sixt Rent a Car
  • Choice Hotels International
  • Red Roof Hotels/HomeTowne Studios
  • Novavision
  • Omega World travel
  • PODS Moving & Storage

Membership Types

Federal Government Civilian & Military (Active) Complimentary 1 Year (Applies to New Members Only) $0
 Life Membership $450
 Regular 3 Year Membership $150
 Federal Government Civilian & Military (Active) 3 Year $135
 Regular 1 Year Membership $55
 Federal Government Civilian & Military (Active) 1 Year $50
 Young Leaders Membership (35 years or younger) $40
 Retired (Not gainfully employed) $40
 Student Membership (Full Time Students) $20


Join the National Defense Transportation Association’s global association of transportation, logistics and passenger travel professionals. Experience competitive benefits, rewarding professional development courses, exciting networking opportunities, and create a strong, efficient transportation system for the United States.

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