North Carolina Vietnam Veterans of America

About NC VVA

About NC VVA
Events & Activities
2012 Region 3 Conference
They Gave It All (takes a moment to load)
Local NC Chapters
What You Can Do--Membership & Donations
NC Memorials
NC Veterans Services
Contacting Your Legislators
Related Links
Tidbits: Special information
Chaplain's Page
Vietnam Veterans of America---National Site
Veterans of Modern Warfare
National Gulf War Resource Center
Dedicated to the Founding Principle: "Never again shall one generation of veterans abandon another.”

The state of North Carolina:
Sent over 216,000 men and women to serve in the Vietnam War.
More than 4,200 were wounded in action.
1,624 North Carolinians gave their lives in Vietnam.


State Charter

"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. "
The North Carolina Council of Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA):
  • Incorporated on 22 Feb 1995
  • Granted a charter on 8 March 1995
  • Made up of representative from the 19 chartered local chapters with 1680+ membership
  • Governed by a constitution and by-laws

Our Goals

The North Carolina Council shares the National VVA's goals:
  • 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

Core Values


We are committed to unrelenting advocacy for fairness in the treatment of veterans so that never again will one generation of veterans abandon another.

Meaningful Achievement:

We want to make a difference, focusing on issues that stand as critical barriers to a fulfilling life for veterans and all Americans.


We tell the truth and take responsibility.


We care about comrades and others in need.


We support each other and feel we’re all members of one family.


First Vice-President
Second Vice-President
Sergeant at Arms
Board of Directors
AVVA Liaison

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