Veterans of Foreign Wars

Mission

"The VFW, with its Auxiliaries, includes 2.6 million members in approximately 9,000 Posts worldwide. Our accomplishments are many, including lobbying for a GI bill for the 20th century; donating more than $1 million each to the Vietnam, Korean, Women in the Service and World War II memorials; fighting for compensation to veterans diagnosed with Gulf War Syndrome; and improving VA medical centers services for women veterans..." (http://www.vfw.org --> News & Info --> About the VFW)

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Vietnam Veterans of America

Mission

"VVA's goals are to promote and support the full range of issues important to Vietnam veterans, to create a new identity for this generation of veterans, and to change public perception of Vietnam veterans." (http://www.vva.org/Membership/WhoWeAre.htm)

Issue areas: Veterans | 2006 News Frequency: Top 10th Percentile