Mission of the Arizona State Council
The purpose of Vietnam Veterans of America's is to foster, encourage, and promote the improvement of the condition of the Vietnam veteran improving their quality of life.
To promote physical and cultural improvement, growth and development, self-respect, self-confidence, and usefulness of Vietnam-era veterans and others.
To eliminate discrimination suffered by Vietnam veterans and to develop channels of communications which will assist Vietnam veterans to maximize self-realization and enrichment of their lives and enhance life-fulfillment.
To study, on a non-partisan basis, proposed legislation, rules, or regulations introduced in any federal, state, or local legislative or administrative body which may affect the social, economic, educational, or physical welfare of the Vietnam-era veteran or others; and to develop public-policy proposals designed to improve the quality of life of the Vietnam-era veteran and others especially in the areas of employment, education, training, and health.
To conduct and publish research, on a non-partisan basis, pertaining to the relationship between Vietnam-era veterans and the American society, the Vietnam War experience, the role of the United States in securing peaceful coexistence for the world community, and other matters which affect the social, economic, educational, or physical welfare of the Vietnam-era veteran or others.
To assist disabled and needy war veterans including, but not limited to, Vietnam veterans and their dependents, and the widows and orphans of deceased veterans.
Vietnam Veterans of America
in Arizona (VVA)
There are eight chapters of VVA in Arizona. Their mission is that of the state and national organizations. Look under ORGANIZATION in the menu to find out more about our chapters and what they are doing in your area
Associates of Vietnam Veterans
of America in Arizona(AVVA)
We have AVVA members through out the state supporting their mission and that of VVA. Recently the AVVA has been added to the Veterans Administration list of approved organizations for veteran service's. The AVVA is a very important part of the overall mission of assisting veterans.