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.
again will one generation of veterans abandon another."
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.
50,000 individual members
advocate on issues important to veterans
full access to quality health care for veterans
the full range of disabling injuries and illnesses incurred
during military service
government agencies accountable for following laws mandating
veterans health care
a positive public perception of Vietnam veterans
the fullest possible accounting of America’s POW/MIAs
the next generation of America’s war veterans
Veterans of America relies totally on private contributions
for its revenue. VVA does not receive any funding from federal,
state, or local governments.
Sumner County Veterans Park
Chapter 240 is proud to design and maintain the Sumner County Veterans Park (on property behind the Sumner County Administration Building, 355 Belvedere, Gallatin, Tn) This Park memorializes the men and women (WWI through Iraq) with their names engraved on a tiered memorial. Additionally, the Park features a Wall of Honor where veterans may have an engraved brick honoring their service to our country. (VISIT WEB SITE)