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  • 03/23/2015 - Vietnam Veterans to Share Their Stories with Students
    Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 101 is a registered partner of the Vietnam War 50th Anniversary Commemoration and they are planning a series of events in recognition of the anniversary. Two of the events include visits to local schools, the first of which will take place on April 8.
  • 03/23/2015 - Mayor of Lebanon Receives Honorary Lifetime Membership in VVA
    Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1004 presented Mayor Randall Hutto with an honorary lifetime membership. The chapter wanted to thank Hutto for his support of veterans and the Wilson County Veterans Park.
  • 03/17/2015 - Veterans in West Virginia Salute First Responders
    Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 628 of Princeton, West Virginia joined forces with the Princeton Rotary Club to show their appreciation for police, fire and emergency medical responders during a First Responders Luncheon at the Fred Gilbert Center/ Vietnam Veterans Center on Thorn Street. Were constantly trying to do something positive in the community, said Ed Taylor, president of Chapter 628.
  • 03/16/2015 - Vets Helping Vets Quit Smoking
    Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 154 of Michigan is helping their fellow veterans kick their smoking habit. The chapter received funding from the Michigan Department of Community Health to assist veterans who wish to stop smoking.
  • 03/09/2015 - Fourth Graders Collect Books for Veterans
    Students in Derby, Connecticut organized a book drive to benefit their local Vietnam Veterans of America chapter and they managed to collect 3,158 books, which will be donated to various veterans facilities in Connecticut and West Virginia.
  • 03/03/2015 - Escorting Disabled Veterans
    Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 960 in South Carolina along with the Disabled Veterans Association and the county, are now offering veterans free transportation to their appointments at the VA in Columbia and Charleston.
  • 03/03/2015 - Veteran Education Program
    Thomas Edison State College has teamed up with Comcast, Vietnam Veterans of America, and the National Veteran Business Development Council to produce two public service announcements to encourage veterans to further their education.
  • 03/03/2015 - Funding for Agent Orange in North Dakota
    The North Dakota House passed a bill appropriating $50,000 to help Vietnam veterans sickened by Agent Orange. Now the bill will go to the Senate. VVA North Dakota State Council President Dan Stenvold is also a member of the VVA's National Agent Orange Committee and said the money is used to educate veterans and their families about the effects of Agent Orange. Prior to state funding, individuals had to cover the costs.
  • 02/25/2015 - Vietnam Veterans Present Check for Fellow Veteran
    VVA Chapter 196 of Lynchburg, Virginia presented Habitat for Humanity with a check for $1,500 to help build a home for a Vietnam veteran who is currently living in substandard housing with inadequate plumbing and electricity.
  • 02/19/2015 - Veterans Assistance Fair in Cheboygan
    Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 274 of Cheboygan, Michigan joined other veterans groups at a veterans service event on February 18. The group spoke with veterans and encouraged those in need to reach out for help.

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Who We Are

Vietnam Veterans of America was organized to improve the lives of Vietnam era veterans. VVA is also committed to veterans of all conflicts and feels a special affinity for our veterans returning from Iraq , Afghanistan and the Global War on Terrorism. This commitment has prompted VVA to identify specific activities it carries out for our current Veterans through VVA's program, VetsConnect.

VetsConnect funds projects in support of today's veterans and current military, and will utilize the proven resources of VVA to provide services, assistance, advice and support directly to those who served on active duty after September 11, 2001 and/or their families

Our Mission

Our mission remains true to the founding principles of the Vietnam Veterans of America, vowing that:

“Never again will one generation of veterans abandon another.”

We will stand together with today's veterans and support the needs of all veterans of the Global War on Terrorism

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