VVA- Membership is open to U.S. armed forces veterans who served on active duty (for other than training purposes) in the Republic of Vietnam between February 28, 1961 and May 7, 1975, or in any active duty location between August 5, 1964 and May 7, 1975.
Associate Vietnam Veterans of America (AVVA)
Any and all persons are eligible to join.
About Chapter #882;
Incorporation- This chapter was officially incorporated into existence in May 2001. Although we are governed by a National Constitution and have reporting requirements, we act as an individual veterans service organization within our community. We are not an affiliate or subsidiary of any other veterans service organization.
Fund Raising- Any and all funds raised or generated by this chapter are controlled by this chapter.
Monthly Meetings- Currently the VFW Post in Hale is graciously allowing us to use their facilities. We meet on the third Monday of each month at 7 p.m.
These meetings are open for the public to attend, you do not have to be a member.
VVA and AVVA members attend the same meeting, we do not meet separately.
WHO ARE THE VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA?
Founded in 1978, Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc. 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.