What is the AOM?

Minemen Rate

Established 12 October 1943.

This site is dedicated to the US Navy Mine Force and the Minemen who serve in the rating.

Mission Statement

  • To cherish the memories, experiences and associations of our Mine Warfare Forces, Units and Personnel during peacetime and while engaged in the World Wars, Military Actions, Conflicts and Campaigns waged for humanity; To instill and stimulate love of our Country and our Flag; To promote and further patriotic education in our Nation.
  • Ever to maintain law and order, and to defend the honor, integrity, and supremacy of our National Government and the Constitution of the United States; To foster relations among all branches of the Armed Services, including Allied Nations.
  • To acquire and preserve records of U.S. Navy Mine Warfare Force services, including individual achievements and their associated honors and awards; To encourage and assist in the holding of Commemorations and the establishment of Memorials dedicated to accomplishments of U.S. Navy Mine Forces; And to transmit all these ideals to posterity; inder God and for our County, we unite to establish

“The Association of Minemen”

AOM By-Laws

AOM Officers

AOM Officers Duties

Membership Application

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Scholarship Program


NOTE: Five completed pages are required to apply for the
scholarship program. Please print out pages 5 thru 9 and fill in.