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Vietnam Veterans of America

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General Agency Information
Name:Vietnam Veterans of America
Alternate Name(s):Darwin J. Thomas Memorial Chapter 201 San Jose
Toll Free:800-882-1316
Description:Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA), Inc.,
the only Congressionally Chartered National Veterans Organization devoted exclusively to Vietnam and Vietnam Generation Veterans, was founded in 1978 and received its Congressional Charter in 1986. It remains the only organization devoted exclusively to improving the lives of those who served in uniform during this nation's longest and most divisive war.

The VVA provides leadership and education opportunities, as well as support and assistance in securing benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs. It plays an active role in Government relations advocacy at the Federal and state levels to improve benefits and services available to our nation's veterans. The VVA supports veterans memorials and observances, participates in education and drug-prevention projects, and promotes youth and family activities to build strong communities.

VVA Chapter 201 in San Jose, California was formed in 1984 and received its National Charter in July 1988. The Chapter is a 501(c)19 Non-Profit organization (EIN: 77-0083035) that has established itself as a leader in the veteran community, with a variety of activities that emphasize and support the goals and objectives of Service, Brotherhood, Pride, and Knowledge.
Programs:The closest VVA Service Officer is located in Walnut Creek, California and will help veterans from all eras of war receive the benefits they deserve.
Richard Silbert
PO Box 2203 #2203
Walnut Creek CA 94595
(925) 944-6320
Languages other than English:None
Accommodations for Disabled:Call for Information
Public Transportation:Call for information
Eligibility:See Website
Fees:See website
Areas Served:United States
Subject Headings
 Private Nonprofits
Veteran Benefits Assistance
This record last modified December 28, 2016

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