The New York Military Affairs Symposium is an independent, not for profit educational body. The membership includes scholars, active and retired military, and concerned civilians. It is devoted to increasing public knowledge, awareness and understanding of military history, arms control, international relations, defense policy, disarmament, civil-military relations, international security, veterans affairs and the interrelationship of war, society and culture through the presentation and dissemination of diverse scholarly viewpoints.
NYMAS is a tax exempt, not-for-profit membership corporation chartered under the laws of New York State. Donations are deductible from both Federal and New York State taxes.