NOTE: See IRS Internal Revenue Manual, Chapter 7.8 1 EXEMPT ORGANIZATIONS EXAMINATION GUIDELINES HANDBOOK
- The USMLM Association is a non-profit IRS Chapter 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(19) organization (see note below) created for the enjoyment of its members in their pursuit of preserving and studying the history of the United States Military Liaison Mission, a distinguished US military unit established in 1947 and deactivated on 1 Oct 1990.
- The Association hosts a biennual reunion; publishes a quarterly newsletter; interacts with British, French, and Russian counterpart organizations; conducts or directs reasearch of Cold War era events involving the USMLM; provides materials to educational institutions on the study of Cold War events; records and archives living history of former players involved with the USMLM; organizes member participation in an annual memorial at Arlington National Cemetery in honor of Arthur D. Nicholson, LTC, USA.
- Members are defined as former family, friends, civilian employees, and military servicemembers connected with the United States Military Liaison Mission, Potsdam, East Germany. Members are defined as military and civilian personnel assigned to the USMLM as well as family and friends of the USMLM. The Association and its instruments as outlined in this charter are not affiliated with the US Government or any of its agencies. The USMLM Association will hold elections within six months of inception and incorporation in Alexandria, Virginia. It's pro tempore officers fulfill their responsibilities at the leisure of the Association members for purposes of incorporating until said elections are held.