~ 720th Military Police Battalion Reunion Association, Inc. ~
 
Qualifications ~ Classifications ~ Rights ~ Rules of Membership
        The ©720th Military Police Battalion Reunion Association, was founded in 1982. Approved April 1996 by the United States Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(19) Tax Exempt Veterans Service Organization. Incorporated in 1998 in the State of Florida, as a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) Veterans Service Corporation.

 

A. Qualifications: Consistent with United States Internal Revenue Code, Section 501(c)(19) all inclusive, and Florida Statutes Not For Profit Corporations, Chapter 617.0601 all inclusive, the membership of this corporation/association shall be made up of veterans of the United States Armed Forces, or spouses, widows or widowers of past or present members of the Armed Forces of the United States.

        1. Definition: Member(s); Active Member(s); Full Membership; Veterans; means one having membership rights in this association in accordance with the provisions of its Articles Of Incorporation and/or Bylaws, and whose association dues, when required, are current.

        2. To determine membership eligibility as to unit, refer to the Eligible Units List..

        3. Proof of Service: Applicants for membership may have to submit a copy of their DD214 and/or other official document(s) for verification of service.

B. Membership Classifications Rights and Privileges:

        Class-I: Past and present veterans of the organic units of the 720th Military Police Battalion, United States Army regardless of Military Occupational Specialty, since 20 February 1942.

        Class-II: Veterans of units of the United States Armed Forces at the time their unit was actively attached subordinate to the Battalion at the time of their service since 20 January 1942.

        Class-III: Veterans of units having served subordinate to the 720th Military Police Battalion since 20 January 1942 who were members of their respective unit during times the unit was not officially attached to the 720th Military Police Battalion.

                a). They shall enjoy all rights and privileges of membership with one exception; they shall not be eligible  to serve as a member of the Board of Directors.

        Class-IV: Widows, widowers and children of veterans who were members of the 720th Military Police Battalion Reunion Association at the time of their passing from our ranks, and the spouses, widows, widowers and children of veterans of the 720th Military Police Battalion and its subordinate units, at the time it was actively attached to the Battalion, United States Armed Forces who while on active duty, were taken from our ranks in combat or in the line of duty.

                a). They shall enjoy all rights and privileges of membership with two exceptions; they shall not be eligible to vote on association/corporation business or serve as a member of the Board of Directors.

                b). They are exempt from the payment of membership dues.

        Class-V: Any Active Duty members of the 720th Military Police Battalion, United States Army, Fort Hood, Texas, to include his/her spouse and/or immediate family members, who are not association members, shall be encouraged and allowed to attend any and all social activities of this association that might be held on or near their base or home.

                a). They (soldier) shall enjoy all rights and privileges of membership with two exceptions; they shall not be eligible to vote on association/corporation business or serve as a member of the Board of Directors.

                b). They are exempt from the payment of membership dues.

C. Acknowledgment: Battalion veterans agree that in joining this association as a member they will accept and abide by all rules, regulations, guidelines, and standard operating procedures as enumerated in the Articles Of Incorporation and ByLaws.

D. Application Form: Veterans of any classification applying for membership into the association for the first time, shall complete and present an Application For Membership Form.

E. Membership Rights: Each active member of this association, unless enumerated otherwise due to class of membership, shall have the right to:

1. Attend all social activities and public meetings scheduled by the association.
2. Vote on all issues.
3. Submit motions, questions or issues of concern to the Executive Board for consideration.
4. Receive in a timely manner a response to any personal communication's directed to the Executive Board or Trustee's.
5. Apply as a candidate for office.
6. Receive all official association communications disseminated for membership consumption.
7. Receive in a timely manner any merchandise purchased from the association Post Exchange.
8. Receive a copy of the association roster when requested.
9. Receive a copy of the association financial report at the end of each business cycle, when requested.

F. Rules Of Conduct: All persons regardless of membership classification who apply for and accept membership in this association do so agreeing that they will at all times, conduct themselves in an orderly and courteous manner during association sponsored and/or related activities. They shall not participate in any unlawful, improper, harmful or immoral conduct by word, deed or action that will bring any harm, disrepute or embarrassment to the reputation of the association, any of its members, or the 720th Military Police Battalion, United States Army. They shall not commit or causes to be committed any intentional act or omission to disrupt the associations ability to meet its legal obligations to the membership as specified in the Articles Of Incorporation and Bylaws. Any violation of these rules of conduct may result in disciplinary action of suspension or permanent termination from the association, and if warranted, criminal prosecution.


 
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