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6 Good Reasons to Join
Association of Federal Narcotics Agents (AFNA)

Previously known as Association of Former Federal Narcotics Agents (AFFNA)

 AFNA welcomes all current and former DEA employees to join including

current and former DEA Task Force Officers

 The mission of the Association of Federal Narcotics Agents (AFNA) is: To develop, promote and preserve goodwill and friendship among former federal narcotics agents and other DEA personnel; To provide mutual assistance to the membership and to assist the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in its mission of drug law enforcement.

 AFNA works to fulfill its Mission in a variety of ways; here are some of them:

1. AFNA hosts a web site, just for members. It gives members access to:

  • Membership & Business Directories
  • Job opportunities from around the world
  • Scholarship Information/Application
  • Resume Bank
  • Instructions for updating retired SA Creds. and/or HR-218 Card
  • Life After DEA: Post DEA Stories
  • News from various AFNA Chapters
  • Blog posts & photos from members
  • Upcoming AFNA events
  • Planning for retirement Information
  • Social Security & Medicare Information·
  • AFNA Bylaws & Budget/Financial Reports

2. AFNA offers members the Annual AFNA Foundation Scholarship where each of the Six AFNA Regions will grant a $2,500 scholarship to the selectees.

3. AFNA supports several organizations including:
• AFNA Foundation which is the charitable wing of AFNA. It is a recognized 501 (C) (3) organization whose mission is to provide aid and assistance to members of AFNA, DEA, DEA Task Force Officers, and their families. The Foundation can provide financial assistance during times of hardship as the result of a natural disaster, illness, and death. We help with medical expenses and travel expenses for families with a medical hardship.
• Contributions to an organization designated by the survivors of a deceased member.
• The DEA Museum in Washington D.C. and the traveling museumexhibit. AFNA assists the museum with compiling oral histories and providing artifacts.

4. AFNA hosts a national conference every year where members can reconnect with old friends and meet fellow members. There, AFNA honors current Special Agents of DEA for exemplary work in the furtherance of DEA’s mission.

5. AFNA sponsors a law enforcement trade show held every spring in conjunction with DEA’s International Drug Enforcement Conference (IDEC). This joint AFNA and DEA venture is a one-of-a-kind event for vendors of police related products and services. Participants include representatives from more than 80 countries and over 20 multi-national companies. This gives AFNA members a great opportunity to network with companies seeking employees with our background, experience and skills.

6. AFNA sends email blasts to its members with important breaking news (e.g. job opportunities) to keep them up to date.

To become a member,
go to and click “JOIN US”

There you will find the membership types and membership dues
For questions click “CONTACT US” or call 703-729-6568

The Association of Federal Narcotic Agents (AFNA) and AFNA Foundation are not part of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) or Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). Instead we are private 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(8) charitable and fraternal organizations that develop, promote and preserve goodwill and friendship among former narcotics agents and other DEA personnel. Neither the DOJ nor the DEA APPROVE, ENDORSE or AUTHORIZE its materials, or its fundraising efforts.

6 Good Reasons to Join AFNA

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