Being A Member

Members subscribe to adhering to the Association’s Rules, and supporting the Association’s Aim and Objectives.

Individuals are formally elected to membership by the Executive Committee.

The direction of ARCOIreland’s policy and affairs, subject to the provisions of the Association’s Rules, is vested in the membership of the Association, as expressed in motions adopted at the Association’s Annual General Meeting.

The membership is in the region of 850, representing a modest percentage of retired commissioned officers.  70% of the membership is fully retired, and 30% continue to work following retirement from the Defence Forces.