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 Lifetime Membership
Lifetime membership in OVMS is a sign of dedication and passion for militaria collecting.

To apply for lifetime membership, the applicant must be a member of the Society in good standing for three (3) year, 21 years of age or older with no criminal record.

Lifetime members receive free admission to Society-sponsored shows for all members, their spouses, and children under 18 years of age. We encourage you to share your passion with your family, to ensure that the history we celebrate survives future generations.

You'll also receive a subscription to the Society newsletter, The Military Historian, a fantastic publication sure to pique your interests in all things militaria! 

Additionally, lifetime members get a membership card and distinctive  membership badge, which grants you exclusive early access to all OVMS sponsored shows (including the Show of Shows & MAX).

All of this, as well as exclusive members-only access to the Member Area of the website. Ready to submit your application for Lifetime Membership? Click HERE to save/print your application today!

The Ohio Valley Military Society, Inc. reserves the right to rescind any Life Membership of a member who breaks any rules or regulations stipulated in its Constitution and Bylaws. If it is found that a member has a criminal record or acquires one while a Life Member, or is a member of, or becomes a member of any subversive group, OVMS membership will be terminated.

Life Memberships in the Ohio Valley Military Society, Inc. are non-transferable. Any Life Member whose membership is terminated as a result of violation of OVMS rules and regulations, loses any rights to a refund by the Society.


The Military Historian

Read our Society newsletter, as well as peruse archives of our past issues!
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Upcoming Shows


2024 Show of Shows 

Feb. 21-25, 2024

Kentucky Expo Center
Louisville, KY

Get a table at the 2024 SOS!


2024 Wilmington June Show

June 7-8, 2024


2024 June Wilmington Show Table Reservation Forms, click below.

June 2024



Sept. 19-21, 2024
York Expo Center

York, PA

2024 MAX Table Reservation Form
Click here for more details on the MAX


2024 Wilmington November Show

November 1-2, 2024


2024 Wilmington Show Table Reservation Forms, click below.

November 2024

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