Any person who graduated from the Naval School Explosive Ordnance Disposal at Indian Head, Maryland, or Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, was awarded the EOD badge and military occupational specialty in any of the U.S. armed forces, and can provide evidence of honorable military service is eligible for regular membership in NATEODA.
Also eligible for regular membership are military service members who were awarded the EOD military occupational specialty and assigned to military EOD duties without attending a recognized military EOD school, served honorably in any of the US armed forces, and can provide evidence of honorable service.
Effective 15 September 2022, Public Safety Bomb Technicians who have graduated from the Hazardous Device Course at Redstone Arsenal Alabama, and is working in, or has worked as a Bomb Tech, is now eligible for regular membership. This membership shall be capped at 25% of the Military members. If that cap is met, A Public Safety Bomb Tech may be an associate member, and will be placed on a waiting list to become a regular member.
Regular members may attend meetings, vote on Association business, and are eligible to serve as Association officers and Board members.