Press Releases

April 19, 2017

VVA Calls for ‘Forever GI Bill’ that Can’t be Stolen from Veterans

(Washington, DC) – “VVA's founding principle is never again will one generation of veterans abandon another,” said John Rowan, National President of Vietnam Veterans of America. He continued, “That’s why we’re fighting to see today’s…

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March 29, 2017

It’s Official: March 29 Is National Vietnam War Veterans Day

(Washington, DC) – “Forty-two years ago today, the last American combat troops left the former South Vietnam, marking the end of what was then our nation’s longest war,” said John Rowan, National President of Vietnam…

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January 29, 2017

VVA Urges President to Make Exception for Iraqi and Afghan Interpreters

"We're disturbed to hear that Iraqi and Afghan interpreters who worked alongside our troops through our nation's longest wars are being prevented from entering the United States,” said John Rowan, National President of Vietnam Veterans…

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January 25, 2017

Sen. Moran, An Excellent Choice to Lead Senate Appropriations Subcommittee

(Washington, DC)—“Vietnam Veterans of America is very pleased with the recent news that Senator Jerry Moran has been selected to chair the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs,and Related Agencies” said John Rowan,VVA…

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January 18, 2017

VVA to President Obama: Grant Health Care to All Veterans With PTSD

(Washington, DC)— “We, at Vietnam Veterans of America, continue to hold out hope that President Obama, in his final days as Commander-in-Chief, will not forget the thousands of veterans with PTSD who have been denied…

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January 11, 2017

Vietnam Veterans of America’s Veterans Health Council Calls on Senate to Oppose Importation of Medicines

(Washington, D.C.) –Dr. Tom Berger, Executive Director of Vietnam Veterans of America’s Veterans Health Council, released the following statement today, urging the Senate to oppose any consideration of putting the American drug supply at risk…

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January 11, 2017

VVA Applauds President-elect Trump: Dr. Shulkin is a Terrific Choice as Next VA Secretary

(Washington, D.C.) – “Vietnam Veterans of America fully endorses President-elect Trump’s intention to nominate David Shulkin as the next Secretary of Veterans Affairs, ” said John Rowan, VVA National President. “Dr. Shulkin has done terrific…

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January 11, 2017

VVA Applauds Introduction of New Blue Water Vietnam Veterans Act

(Washington, DC) –“For over a decade, Vietnam Veterans of America has sought legislation to restore presumptive Agent Orange exposure status to members of the Armed Forces who served in the territorial waters of Vietnam, ”…

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December 16, 2016

Message from John Rowan, on the Selection of VA Secretary

"Vietnam Veterans of America will welcome and is prepared to work with whomever President-elect Trump chooses as Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Contrary to what has been alluded to in recent news reports regarding the selection…

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December 13, 2016

VVA Celebrates Passage of Fairness for Veterans Act; Calls for Investigation into “Bad-paper” Discharges

( Washington, D.C.)– “Days after Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chair Isakson hosted ‘Charlie Foxtrot: A Conversation about Veterans and PTSD, ’ Congress took action and passed a major provision of The Fairness for Veterans Act…

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