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Join COA

Membership in COA means being part of an association of fellow officers in the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps. It affords professional development and networking opportunities and ensures you have a voice that will be heard.

COA runs on a fiscal year of July 1-June 30. COA does not pro-rate annual National dues or Life Membership dues.

$105 annual dues for the following groups:

  • Active Duty (O3 and below)
  • Retired (03 and below)

$170 annual dues for the following groups:

  • Active Duty (O4 and above)
  • Retired (04 and above)

$55 annual dues for the following groups:

  • Other (Associate/Civilian, Former Commissioned Officer, Really Retired, Non-PHS Student and Inactive Reserve) 

Local Branch Dues

COA offers Local Branches throughout the country and overseas. Please visit the Local Branches page for more information about Local Branch dues.

Renew Membership  

Log-in to your Member Account to renew your membership dues.  Please review and update your profile with your local branch or select unaffiliated. Please note that COA does not prorate membership dues.   The fiscal year runs from July 1 thru June 30. 

Life Membership

When you become a Life Member of COA, you strengthen COA’s ability to advocate for PHS officers. You also make a lifetime investment for yourself and your spouse. Payment for life membership may be made in full or in three installments within one COA fiscal year (July 1-June 30). If you are currently a member of COA, please contact us to set up your Life Membership.



Dues Amount

39 and Under











$ 975


$ 730

71 and Above

$ 600