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.

VVA's 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.

Who We Are
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 publilc 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 local communities ie: Memorial Day Services, College Scholarships, Veterans Parade, Color Guard & Honor Guard.




Over 50,000 individual members
46 state councils
630 local chapters

Vietnam Veterans of America relies totally on private contributions for its revenue. VVA does not receive any funding from federal, state, or local governments.

Color Guard and Honor Guard Units are availabe with advanced notice.

Please call Bruce Greeno at 417-331-1111 to reserve.

If you would like to be a member of Branson VVA Chapter 913.


"Never again will one generation of veterans abandon another."

© VVA 2012