VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA CHAPTER 295

Congressional Medal of Honor Sammy L. Davis  

Mike Hamm, Past President

Steve Mabrey

Steve Anderson

Jim Finney

Jim Pierce

Wes Anderson

AVVA Chapter Representative

Holly Tookolo

​State AVVA  President

Tony Gigli


VVA 295 Officers

 President

Michael Hamm

Vice President

Ron Sukenick

2nd Vice President

Larry Shaw

Secretary

John Brocklehurst

Treasurer

Tom Donovan​



-Member Education Grant Program
- VVA 295 School Project
- Food Pantry
- Veteran Assistance
- Homeless Program
- Visiting Veterans at the Roudebush VA Medical Center
- Hosting the Moving Wall Vietnam Veteran Memorial display
- Veteran's Day Parade
- POW/MIA Remembrance Day
- Assisting Veterans with filing claims for VA benefits
- Legislative activities for Veteran issues locally & nationally
- Support the Sons and Daughters National Program

VVA 295 COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

ASSOCIATES OF VIETNAM VETERANS  AMERICA 

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.


VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA, INC.

VVA is a "home of our own" -- a community of fellowship with people who share your experiences, needs, and hopes for the future.
>Join our chapter (out of 617 chapters) for fellowship, volunteer opportunities, and community service.

  • Be as active as your time, talents, and interests allow. Or simply be a proud member of VVA, knowing that your membership helps VVA work for you and your fellow Vietnam veterans.

  • The VVA national organization keeps less than half of your membership dues. The rest stays at the state and local level to support programs and services for veterans and their families.

  • Membership includes a subscription to our award-winning newspaper, The VVA Veteran, bringing you updates on issues and legislation affecting veterans, as well as unique articles on the people, places, and history of the Vietnam experience.​

VVA MISSION

  • ​To help foster, encourage, and promote the improvement of the condition of the Vietnam veteran.
  • To promote physical and cultural improvement, growth and development, self-respect, self-confidence, and usefulness of Vietnam-era veterans and others.
  • To eliminate discrimination suffered by Vietnam veterans and to develop channels of communications which will assist Vietnam veterans to maximize self-realization and enrichment of their lives and enhance life-fulfillment.
  • To study, on a non-partisan basis, proposed legislation, rules, or regulations introduced in any federal, state, or local legislative or administrative body which may affect the social, economic, educational, or physical welfare of the Vietnam-era veteran or others; and to develop public-policy proposals designed to improve the quality of life of the Vietnam-era veteran and others especially in the areas of employment, education, training, and health.
  • To conduct and publish research, on a non-partisan basis, pertaining to the relationship between Vietnam-era veterans and the American society, the Vietnam War experience, the role of the United States in securing peaceful co-existence for the world community, and other matters which affect the social, economic, educational, or physical welfare of the Vietnam-era veteran or others.
  • To assist disabled and needy war veterans including, but not limited to, Vietnam veterans and their dependents, and the widows and orphans of deceased veterans.

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