Why Join the HVAO?

The Harvard Veterans Alumni Organization is a volunteer run non-profit. We proudly pursue the advancement of the long, mutual relationship of Harvard University and the US Military through collegiality, educational and community activities.

HVAO Wants You! All US Veterans and Military who have studied or worked at Harvard are encouraged to join "The Long Crimson Line":

* Be an active part of a small, but special community with unique shared experiences

* Enjoy and benefit from networking among Harvard Veterans across the country and around the world

* Plan and participate in much deserved social events, from Beer Calls to Banquets

* Celebrate our living Harvard Veterans, ad remember and honor those who preceded us

* Access our Members List of Harvard Veterans

  • Annual Welcome Tailgate

    We invite all students and alumni to our annual tailgate. Bring your family and loved ones! Food and drinks will be served. Every year, the Harvard Veterans Alumni Organization hosts a tailgate at the first home football game. This year's game will

  • Become A Member!

    We invite all Alumni, Students, Faculty and Staff of Harvard University who have served or are serving in the US Armed Forces to become members of HVAO

  • Our Mission...

    "To celebrate those who represent both Harvard University and the United States Military"