WELCOME TO AVVA
Associates of Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc. (AVVA) is a national nonprofit membership and service organization. Working through the more than 600 local Chapters of Vietnam Veterans of America, and working independently, AVVA supports the needs of all Veterans, their families, and their communities.
On this website you should be able to find almost any information you may need regarding the basic functions of AVVA. Please check out all of the links and various pages in this site to learn more about AVVA and your connection to us.
Currently in Congress - Great News!
On Saturday, December 10, 2016, H.R. 6416, the Miller-Blumenthal Veterans Health Care and Benefits Act of 2016, unanimously passed the Senate and was sent to the President's Desk for signature into law. Among the 76 separate provisions of the bill are measures aimed at improving veterans' access to care, benefits, education, and homeless assistance.
Also included in the legislation are the provisions of the Toxic Exposure Research Act of 2015, the Associates of Vietnam Veterans of America top legislative priority.
Go to our Government Affairs page for more information.
THE 2016 AVVA PROJECT FRIENDSHIP RECIPIENT:
This year we had chosen the Tucson based Esparanza En Escalante program for homeless Veterans. This organization helps transition Veterans back into their communities. AVVA National is proud to announce that our members raised $11,016.00 for this organization! This is our biggest ever Project Friendship donation. Thanks goes out to all of the AVVA and VVA members who donated or who obtained donations. Click here, to see the letter sent to us by the Esparanza En Escalante program.
Associates of Vietnam Veterans of America has a new Agent Orange Awareness Billboard! The billboard is located on I-40, East bound at mile maker # 68, out from the Jackson, TN area toward Nashville, TN.
For more information on the affects of Agent Orange, visit: VVA Agent Orange Info
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