Welcome to Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1136

Founded in 1978, the Vietnam Veterans Of America (VVA) 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.

VVA’s FOUNDING PRINCIPLE: “Never again will one generation of veterans abandon another.”


  • to promote and support the full range of issues important to Vietnam veterans
  • to create a new identity for this generation of veterans
  • to change public perception of Vietnam veterans.