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Reasons to Join

Association of Federal Narcotics Agents (AFNA) 

AFNA welcomes for membership all current & former DEA employees as well as current & former sworn 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.

Here are some of the benefits of joining AFNA:

  • AFNA Foundation Annual Scholarship granting 6 regional winners (kids & grandkids) a $2,500 scholarship.
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Policy- Principal Sum: $5,000.00
  • Discounts and benefits from various vendors. Currently, the following are available with more coming soon: Federal Employee Professional Liability Insurance, Concealed Carry Insurance, reduced cost financing on mortgages, consumer products.
  • Emails to AFNA members with important news and employment opportunities.
  • Access to the AFNA website’s:
    • Membership and Business Directories
    • AFNA Foundation’s Scholarship information and application
    • Instructions for updating retired Special Agent Credentials and/or HR-218 Card
    • Upcoming AFNA events (National and Chapters)
    • List of employment opportunities and resume bank
    • Planning for retirement information
  • Support of the 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.
  • Annual National Conference 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.
  • 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

To become a member,

 go to and click “JOIN US

There you will find the membership types & 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.