New Mexico State Council, Vietnam Veterans of America
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ORGANIZATIONAL GOALS
"Never again will one generation of veterans abandon another."

BACKGROUND:

Founded in 1978, Vietnam Veterans of America is the only national Vietnam Veterans organization congressionally chartered and exclusively dedicated to Vietnam-era Veterans and their families. VVA is organized as a not-for-profit corporation and is tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(19) of the Internal Revenue Service Code.

GOALS:

VVA's goals are to promote and support the full range of issues important to Vietnam Veterans, to create a new identity for this generation of veterans, and to change public perception of Vietnam Veterans.

ORGANIZATION:
  • Over 50,000 individual members
  • 46 state councils
  • 630 Local chapters
SPECIAL PROGRAMS:
  • Aggressively advocate on issues important to Veterans
  • Seek full access to quality health care for Veterans
  • Identify the full range of disabling injuries and illnesses incurred during military service
  • Hold government agencies accountable for following laws mandating Veterans Health Care
  • Create a positive public perception of Vietnam Veterans
  • Seek the fullest possible accounting of America's POW/MIAs
  • Support the next generation of America's War Veterans
  • Serve our communities


 
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