Veterans and Military Service Organizations

Organizations that could help Veterans file their claims

This directory is furnished as a convenience to the user to supply information concerning organizations providing services to the Veteran community. Inclusion of an organization in the directory does not constitute approval or endorsement by VA or the United States Government of the organization or its activities.

PUBLISHED AS AN INFORMATIONAL SERVICE 

THIS  DIRECTORY IS ARRANGED IN FIVE PARTS:

Part I: Listing of Congressionally chartered Veterans Service Organizations that are also recognized by the Department of VA Office of General Counsel for the purpose of preparation, presentation, and prosecution of claims under laws administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs, as provided in Section 5902 (formerly Section 3402) of Title 38, United States Code (U.S.C.) and Sub Section 14.628(a) and (c) of 38 C.F.R.

Part II: Listing of Congressionally chartered Veterans Service Organizations but that are NOT recognized by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the purpose of preparation, presentation and prosecution of Veteran’s claims only. They represent the interest of American Veterans.

Part III: Veteran organizations NOT congressionally chartered but are officially recognized by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the purpose of preparation, presentation and prosecution of Veteran’s claims only. However, they do represent the interest of American Veterans.

Part IV: Veteran organizations not congressionally chartered or officially recognized by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the purpose of preparation, presentation and prosecution of Veteran’s claims only. However, they do represent the interest of American Veterans. Further, inclusion of an organization in Part IV of this directory does not constitute or reflect VA recognition of said organization and its representatives for purposes of representation of VA claimants.

Part V: Intergovernmental Affairs, States
(A): National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affairs, National Association of County Veteran Services Officers (B): Listing of State Veterans Affairs recognized by the Secretary for the purpose of preparation, presentation, and prosecution of claims under laws administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs, as provided in Section 5902 (formerly Section 3402) of Title 38, United States Code (U.S.C.) and Sub Section 14.628(a) and (c) of 38 C.F.R. (C): State Directors of Veterans Affairs

PART I

Listing of Congressionally chartered Veterans Service Organizations that are also recognized by the Department of VA Office of General Counsel for the purpose of preparation, presentation, and prosecution of claims under laws administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs, as provided in Section 5902 (formerly Section 3402) of Title 38, United States Code (U.S.C.) and Sub Section 14.628(a) and (c) of 38 C.F.R.

  • * AFRICAN AMERICAN POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER ASSOCIATION
    NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 9129 Veterans Drive, SW
    Lakewood, WA 98498
    PRESIDING OFFICER: Sidney A. Lee
    President
    EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Donald Curtis Vice President
    NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTOR: Sidney A. Lee
    caaptsdsal@yahoo.com
    AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
    ORGANIZATION DATE: April 3, 1999
    DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS March 12, 2002
    AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: 38 USCS5902 and 38CFRS14.682© 38 CFRS14.629
    PRIMARY CONTACT: Sidney A. Lee, President 9129 Veterans Drive SW Lakewood, WA 98498
    (253) 589-0766
    (866) 322-0766
    PHONE NUMBER: (253) 589-0769
    WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.aaptsdassn.org
  • * AMERICAN EX-PRISONERS OF WAR
    NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 3201 East Pioneer Parkway, #40 Arlington, TX 76010
    (817) 649-2979
    PRESIDING OFFICER: Charles Susino Jr. National Commander 292 VZ CR 3727
    Wills Point, TX 75169
    (903) 560-1734
    (903) 560-1705 fax
    NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTORS: Ruth Powell and Betty Harlan Director NSO
    ORGANIZATION DATE: l949
    DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS August 10, 1982
    AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 97-234
    PRIMARY CONTACT: Clydie Morgan, Executive Director/Treasurer
    (817) 649-2979
    PHONE NUMBER: (817) 649-0109
    WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.axpow.org

* AMERICAN GI FORUM OF THE UNITED STATES
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 2807 N. Speer Boulevard
Denver, Colorado 80211
(303) 458-1700 phone (303) 485-1634 fax
PRESIDING OFFICER: Luis Vasquez-Contes National Commander 4027 Valley Drive
Pueblo, CO 81008 agifcmdrluis@aol.com
NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTOR: Carlos Martinez President and CEO
National Veterans Outreach Program 611 North Flores Street
San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 223-4088 phone (210) 223-4970 fax
PRESIDING WOMEN’S OFFICER: Patsy Vasquez Contes National Chairwomen (361) 232-8296
ORGANIZATION DATE: March 26, 1948
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: N/A
PRIMARY CONTACT: Luis Vasquez-Contes National Commander
Email: agifstcmdrluis@aol.com
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.agifco.org

* THE AMERICAN LEGION
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: P.O. Box 1055
Indianapolis, IN 46206
(3l7) 630-1200
PRESIDING OFFICER: Charles Schmidt National Commander
NATIONAL ADJUTANT: Daniel S. Wheeler,
National Adjutant
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Verna Jones, Director
Veterans Affairs
(202) 861-2700, ext. 2983
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: Peggy Thomas
National Auxiliary President
ORGANIZATION DATE: March 15, 1919
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS September 16, 1919
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 66-47
PRIMARY CONTACT: Peter S. Gaytan Executive Director The American Legion 1608 K Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 263-5741
PHONE NUMBER: (202) 861-2786
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.legion.org

* AMERICAN RED CROSS
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 430 17th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
PRESIDING OFFICER: Bonnie McElveen-Hunter
Chairman mcelveenhb@usa.redcross.org (202) 303-5233
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Gail McGovern President and CEO (202) 303-5309
eversonma@usa.redcross.org
NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTOR: Sherri L. Brown
Service to Armed Forces
2025 E. Street, NW (NE 2046)
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 303-8283
brownshe@usa.redcross.org
ORGANIZATION DATE: l88l
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS: January 5, 1905
PRIMARY CONTACTS: Deanna Swanier Senior Director 430 17th Street, NW Suite NE-2029
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 303-0221
swanierd@usa.redcross.org
Ronald Williams ARC/BVA Coordinator – National Service Director 425 I Street, NW
Room 2W240K Washington, DC 20001
(202) 632-4612 or (202) 632-5692
PHONE NUMBER: (202) 632-5844
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.redcross.org

* AMVETS
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 4647 Forbes Boulevard Lanham, MD 20706-4380
(30l) 459-9600
PRESIDING OFFICER: Harold Chapman National Commander
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Joseph R. Chenelly
National Executive Director
NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTOR: Denny Boller
dboller@amvets.org
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: Linda McGriff
lmcgriff@amvets.org
ORGANIZATION DATE: December 9, l944
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS July 23, 1947
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: P.L. 216-80th Congress
PRIMARY CONTACT: Joseph Chenelly
National Executive Director 4647 Forbes Boulevard
Lanham, MD 20706-4380
(30l) 459-9600
PHONE NUMBER: (301) 459-9600
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.amvets.org

* ARMY AND NAVY UNION, USA, INC.
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: P.O. Box 686
Niles, OH 44446
(330) 349-4724
PRESIDING OFFICER: Don Youngblood
National Commander
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Norman T. Henninger, Jr.
National Adjutant
NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTOR: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: l886
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS November 6, 1986
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: N/A
PRIMARY CONTACT: Norman T. Henninger, Jr.
National Adjutant
107 Fulton Street Niles, OH 44446 (330) 307-7049
PHONE NUMBER: N/A
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.armyandnavyunion.org

* ASSOCIATES OF VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 8719 Colesville Road Silver Spring, MD 20910 (301) 585-4000
PRESIDING OFFICER: Sharon Hobbs National President 3619 Johnsims Road
Chattanooga, TN 37413
(423) 364-6385
shobbs@avva.org
NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTOR: N/A
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: N/A
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: N/A
PRIMARY CONTACT: N/A
PHONE NUMBER: (301) 585-4000
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.avva.org

* BLINDED VETERANS ASSOCIATION
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 477 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001-2694
(202) 371-8880
PRESIDING OFFICER: Robert Stamper National President
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Al Avina
Executive Director
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: March 28, 1945
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS August 27, 1958
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 85-769
PRIMARY CONTACT: Al Avina
Executive Director
Blinded Veterans Association 477 H Street, NW Washington, DC 20001-2694
(202) 371-8880
PHONE NUMBER: (202) 371-8258
WEBSITE ADDRESS: www. bva.org

* CATHOLIC WAR VETERANS, USA, INC.
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 441 North Lee Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 549-3622
PRESIDING OFFICER: Armida Crawford National Commander
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Dave Crum
NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTOR: Jose M. Garcia
josegarcia4@sbcglobal.net
(512) 560-6091
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: May l935
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS August 17, 1984
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 98-382
PRIMARY CONTACT: Dave Crum
Executive Director (347) 262-4705
pgkdave@gmail.com
PHONE NUMBER: (703) 684-5196
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.cwv.org

* DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 3725 Alexandria Pike Cold Spring, KY 41076 (859) 441-7300
PRESIDING OFFICER: David W. Riley National Commander
NATIONAL ADJUTANT: J. Marc Burgess National Adjutant
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Garry J. Augustine Executive Director
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: Frances J. Costa
National Commander
ORGANIZATION DATE: l921
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS June l7, l932
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 72-l86
PRIMARY CONTACT: Garry Augustine, Executive Director Washington Headquarters
Disabled American Veterans 807 Maine Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20024-2410
(202) 554-3501
PHONE NUMBER: (202) 554-3581
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.dav.org

* FLEET RESERVE ASSOCIATION
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 125 N. West Street
Alexandria, VA 223l4-2754 1 -800-FRA- 1924
PRESIDING OFFICER: Donald E. Larson National President
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Tom Snee
National Executive Director
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: November 11, l924
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS September 23, 1996
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 104-20 1
PRIMARY CONTACT: Christopher J. Slawinski
National Veterans Service Officer Fleet Reserve Association
l25 N. West Street Alexandria, VA 223l4-2754 (703) 683-1400
(800) FRA-1924, Ext. 115
PHONE NUMBER: (703) 683-1400
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.fra.org

* GOLD STAR WIVES OF AMERICA, INC.
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: P.O. Box 361986
Birmingham, AL 35236-1986
(205) 823-1778
(205) 823-2760 fax
info@goldstarwives.org http://www.goldstarwives.org
PRESIDING OFFICER: Harriet Boyden Chairman of the Board
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Judi Van Cleave
National President
NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTOR: Karen Riecke
ORGANIZATION DATE: December l945
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS December 4, 1980
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 96-497
PRIMARY CONTACT: Harriet Boyden National President/
Washington Representative 200 N. Glebe Road, Suite 425
Arlington, VA 22203
(703) 351-6246
PHONE NUMBER: 888-751-6350
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.goldstarwives.org

* ITALIAN AMERICAN WAR VETERANS OF THE UNITED STATES
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 115 S. Meridian Road
Youngstown, OH 44509
PRESIDING OFFICER: Michael Krutsick, Jr. National Commander 328 New York Avenue
Newark, NJ 07105-3118
(973) 954-1572
mkrutskickjr@itamvets.org
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Michael Krutsick, Jr., Chief of Staff
NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTOR: V. Matthew Rao
9326 Ketay Circle Boca Raton, FL 33428 (561) 451-8772
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: Ann Marie George National President (508) 308-6405
amgeorge@comcast.net
ORGANIZATION DATE: February 20, l932
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS November 20, 1981
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 97-82
PRIMARY CONTACT: Michael Krutsick, Jr National Commander
PHONE NUMBER: (508) 296-9535
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.itamvets.org

* JEWISH WAR VETERANS OF THE USA
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: l811 R Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 265-6280
PRESIDING OFFICER: COL Carl A. Singer National Commander
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Herb Rosenbleeth
National Executive Director
NATIONAL SERVICE OFFICER: Gene Kanofsky/Mike Sinderman
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: Greg Byrne
ORGANIZATION DATE: March 15, l896
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS August 21, 1984
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 98-391
PRIMARY CONTACT: Greg Byrne
gbyrne@jwv.org
PHONE NUMBER: (202) 265-6280
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.jwv.org

* LEGION OF VALOR OF THE USA, INC.
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 4706 Calle Reina
Santa Barbara, CA 93110-2018 (805) 692-2244
PRESIDING OFFICER: Richard J. Rinaldo National Commander
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Donald Marx National Adjutant
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: Aloma Walden
ORGANIZATION DATE: April 23, l890
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS August 4, 1955
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 224
PRIMARY CONTACT: Donald Marx Legion of Valor
3927 Rust Hill Place
Fairfax, VA 22030 202-320-3295
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.legionofvalor.com

* MARINE CORPS LEAGUE
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 3619 Jefferson Davis Highway Suite 115
Stafford, VA 22554
PRESIDING OFFICER: Richard D. Gore, SR.
National Commandant
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Thomas W. Hazlett, SR.
National Executive Director
NATIONAL SERVICE OFFICER: Lynn Williamson (Foster)
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: Maj. General Michael Regner (Ret)
ORGANIZATION DATE: June 6, 1923
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: July 4, 1937
PRIMARY CONTACT: Thomas W. Hazlett, SR.
National Executive Director
mclexecutivedirector@gmail.com
PHONE NUMBER: (703) 207-9588
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.mcleague.com

* MILITARY OFFICERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA (MOAA)
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 201 N. Washington Street Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 549-2311 or 1 (800) 234-6622
PRESIDING OFFICER: Gen. John J. Sheehan, USMC (RET) Chairman of the Board
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Lt. Gen. Dana Atkins, USAF (Ret)
President and CEO
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: February 23, 1929
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS November 6, 2009
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 111-95
PRIMARY CONTACT(S): Lt. Gen. Dana Atkins, USAF (Ret)
President and CEO
(703) 549-2311
1 (800) 234-6622
PHONE NUMBER: (703) 838-8173
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.moaa.org

* MILITARY ORDER OF THE PURPLE HEART OF THE U.S.A., INC.
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 5413 B&C Backlick Road
Springfield, VA 2215 1-3960
(703) 642-5360 or (703) 354-2140
PRESIDING OFFICER: Hershel Gober
National Commander
NATIONAL ADJUTANT: Jack Leonard National Adjutant
NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTOR: Frank Van Hoy
National Service Director
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: Eileen Oltmann National President
ORGANIZATION DATE: November 8, l932
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS August 26, 1958
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 85-76 1
PRIMARY CONTACT(S): Jack Leonard National Adjutant (703) 642-5360 X: 119
jackleonard@purpleheart.org
Frank Van Hoy
(703) 642-5360, Ext. 103
ServiceDirector@purpleheart.org
PHONE NUMBER: (703) 642-2054 or 888-668-1656
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.purpleheart.org

* NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR BLACK VETERANS, INC.
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: P.O. Box 11432
Milwaukee, WI 5321 1-0432
(414) 345-4260
(414) 342-1073 fax
PRESIDING OFFICER: Richard S. Kornegay
Chairman, National Command Council
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: BG (Ret.) Robert A. Cocroft Executive Director
NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTOR: N/A
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: July 1969
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: April 2, 1998
PRIMARY CONTACT: Richard Rogers
Senior Division Director
P.O. Box 11432
Milwaukee, WI 5321 1-0432
(414) 562-6250 (414) 562-6455 fax
1 (877) 622-8387
PHONE NUMBER: (414) 342-4260
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.nabvets.org

* NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COUNTY VETERANS SERVICE OFFICERS, INC.
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 660 North Capital St. NW
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20001
PRESIDING OFFICER: Ed Zackery President
ezackery@nacvso.org
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Robert Park
NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTOR: Michael Roof
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: Kim Shalloo
ORGANIZATION DATE: June 1990
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: N/A
PRIMARY CONTACT: Kim Shalloo Washington Liaison
kshalloo@nacvso.org
PHONE NUMBER: (937) 206-2806
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.nacvso.com

* NATIONAL VETERANS LEGAL SERVICES PROGRAM
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: P. O. Box 65762
Washington, DC 20035
(202) 265-8305
EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS: Ronald S. Flagg
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: 1981
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: N/A
PRIMARY CONTACT: Ronald S. Flagg
PHONE NUMBER: (202) 265-8305
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.nvlsp.org

* NATIONAL VETERANS ORGANIZATION OF AMERICA (NVOA)
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: P.O. Box 2510
Victoria, TX 79902-2510
(361) 356-1215
PRESIDING OFFICER: Dan Brillman Executive Director
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Taylor Justice
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: March 27, 2007
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: N/A
PRIMARY CONTACT: Andrew Price
PHONE NUMBER: 1-844-7-UNITEUS
WEBSITE ADDRESS: www2.uniteus.com/groups/national-veterans-organization-of-america

* PARALYZED VETERANS OF AMERICA
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 801 18th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 872-l300
PRESIDING OFFICER: Al Kovach Jr.
National President
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Sherman Gillums Jr.
Executive Director
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: April 14, l947
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS August 11, 1971
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 92-93
PRIMARY CONTACT: Sherman Gillums Jr.
Executive Director 801 1 8th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006-3517
(202) 872-1300
PHONE NUMBER: (202) 872-1300
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.pva.org

* POLISH LEGION OF AMERICAN VETERANS, USA
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: P.O. Box 42217
Washington, DC 20015
PRESIDING OFFICER: Bob Swan
National Commander
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Patricia A. Bubonics Executive Director
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: Jean Nejedly
ORGANIZATION DATE: April 24, 1920
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS June 23, 1984
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 98-372
PRIMARY CONTACT: Patricia A. Bubonics Executive Director
PHONE NUMBER: N/A
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.plav.org

* SWORDS TO PLOWSHARES: VETERANS RIGHTS ORGANIZATION
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 1060 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 252-4788 phone
PRESIDING OFFICER: Yaniv Newman
Chairman of the Board
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Michael Blecker Executive Director
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: December 23, 1974
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: N/A
PRIMARY CONTACT: Michael Blecker Executive Director Swords to Plowshares:
Veterans Rights Organization 1060 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 (415) 252-4788
PHONE NUMBER: (415) 552-4788
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.stp-sf.org

* TREA: THE ENLISTED ASSOCIATION
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 1111 S. Abilene Court
Aurora, CO 80012
(800) 338-9337
(303) 752-0835 fax
PRESIDING OFFICER: John I Adams
National President
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Deirdre Parke Holleman
dholleman@treadc.org
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: Irmgard Cates
irmy@comcast.net
ORGANIZATION DATE: February 27, 1963
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS October 23, 1992
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 102-484
PRIMARY CONTACT: Deirdre Parke Holleman Executive Director
1001 N. Fairfax Street, Suite 102
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 684-1981 or (800) 554-8732
dholleman@treadc.org
PHONE NUMBER: (800) 338-9337
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.trea.org

* VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS OF THE UNITED STATES
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 406 West 34th Street
Kansas City, MO 64111 (8l6) 561-8655
PRESIDING OFFICER: Brian Duffy Commander-in-Chief
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Robert Wallace Adjutant General
NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTOR: N/A
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: Colette Bishop
National President of the VFW Auxiliary
ORGANIZATION DATE: l899
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS May 28, 1936
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 74-630
PRIMARY CONTACT: Robert E. Wallace Executive Director
200 Maryland Avenue, NE Washington, DC 20002-5724
(202) 543-2239
PHONE NUMBER: (202) 543-6719 – Executive Director
(202) 547-3196 – Director, National Vets. Svc.
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.vfw.org

* VETERANS OF THE VIETNAM WAR, INC.
&
THE VETERANS COALITION
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 805 South Township Blvd. Pittston, PA 18640-3327
(570) 603-9740
1-800-843-8626
PRESIDING OFFICER: Peter J. Forbes National Commander
805 South Township Blvd. Pittston, PA 18640
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Nancy Verespy Executive Director
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: May 5, 1980
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: N/A
PRIMARY CONTACT: Peter J. Forbes National Commander
805 South Township Blvd.
Pittston, PA 18640
(570) 603-9740
1-800-843-8626
PHONE NUMBER: (570) 603-9740
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.vvnw.org

* VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 8719 Colesville Road, Suite 100 Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 585-4000
PRESIDING OFFICER: John Rowan
National President
jrowan@vva.org
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Rick Weidman
Executive Director of Government Affairs
ORGANIZATION DATE: 1978
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS May 23, 1986
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 99-3l8
PRIMARY CONTACT: John Rowan, National President 8719 Colesville Road, Suite 100 Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 585-4000
PHONE NUMBER: (301) 585-4000
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.vva.org

WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300
Jacksonville, FL 32256
904-296-7350
PRESIDING OFFICER: Anthony Odierno President/Board of Directors
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Michael Linnington
CEO
NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTOR: N/A
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: February 23, 2005
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: VA Accreditation of Sept.10, 2008
PRIMARY CONTACT: Michael Linnington
CEO
4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300
Jacksonville, FL 32256
(904) 296-7350 phone
(904) 296-7347 fax
PHONE NUMBER: (904) 296-7347
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org

PART II

Other congressionally chartered Veterans Service Organizations NOT recognized by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the purpose of preparation, presentation and prosecution of Veteran’s claims only. They represent the interest of American Veterans.

* AIR FORCE SERGEANTS ASSOCIATION
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 5211 Auth Road
Suitland, MD 20746
(301) 899-3500
(301) 899-8136 fax
staff@hqafsa.org
PRESIDING OFFICER: Jeffrey Ledoux, CMSgt (Ret) President
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Mark Stevenson, CMSgt (Ret) Chief Executive Officer
NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTOR:
ORGANIZATION DATE: May 3, 1961
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS November 18, 1997
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 105-85
PRIMARY CONTACT: Mark Stevenson Chief Executive Officer
Air Force Sergeants Association 5211 Auth Road
Suitland, MD 20746
(800) 638-0594 phone or
(301) 899-3500
milgov1@hqafsa.org
PHONE NUMBER: (301) 899-8136
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.hqafsa.org

* AMERICAN GOLD STAR MOTHERS, INC.
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 2128 LeRoy Place, NW
Washington, DC 20009-1893
202-265-0991
PRESIDING OFFICER: Candy Martin
National President 3807 Pine Hill Drive Columbia, PA 17512
(717) 917-9057
President@goldstarmoms.com
NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTOR: Jo Ann Maitland
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: June 4, l928
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS June 12, 1984
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: Incorporated in D.C. January 5, 1929
PRIMARY CONTACT: Sue Pollard
1st Vice President
(717) 917-9057
gsmom46@gmail.com
PHONE NUMBER: (202) 265-0991
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.goldstarmoms.com

* AMERICAN WAR MOTHERS
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 5415 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite L-30 Washington, DC 20015
(202) 362-0090
PRESIDING OFFICER: LaVerna Capes National President
laverniacapes@hotmail.com
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Edith Lattimore
National Corresponding Secretary
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: September 27, l9l7
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS February 24, 1925
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 68-463
PRIMARY CONTACT: Edith Lattimore
National Corresponding Secretary American War Mothers
5415 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite L-30 Washington, DC 20015
(202) 362-0090 phone (202) 362-2395 fax
PHONE NUMBER: (202) 362-2395
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.americanwarmoms.org

* BLUE STAR MOTHERS OF AMERICA, INC.

NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 5533 Terra Granada #1A
Walnut Creek, CA 94595 (925) 708-3691
PRESIDING OFFICER: Cyndi Bretz Ventura National President
5533 Terra Granada #1A Walnut Creek, CA 94595 (925) 708-3691
president@bluestarmothers.org
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: N/A
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: January 22, 1942
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: June 1960
PRIMARY CONTACT: Cyndi Bretz Ventura National President (925) 708-3691
president@bluestarmothers.org
PHONE NUMBER: N/A
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.bluestarmothers.org

* CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR SOCIETY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 40 Patriots Point Road Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 (843) 884-8862
PRESIDING OFFICER: Thomas G. Kelley President, CHOHS
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: N/A
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: September 16, l948
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS August 14, 1958
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 85-642
PRIMARY CONTACT: Victoria Kueck
Director of Operations Medal of Honor Society of the USA
40 Patriots Point Road Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 884-8862 or (843) 406-7602
PHONE NUMBER: (843) 884-8862
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.cmohs.org

* KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSOCIATION, INC.
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 8452 Mary’s Creek Drive
Benbrook, TX 76116-7600
PRESIDING OFFICER: Thomas Stevens National President
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: James R. “Jim” Fisher
NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTOR: J.D. Randolph
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: June 25, 1985
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS June 30, 2008
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 110-254
PRIMARY CONTACT: Thomas Stevens National President 5310 W 122nd TER Overland Park, KS 66209-3518 913-696-0447
stevenst@swbell.net
PHONE NUMBER: N/A
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.kwva.org

* MILITARY CHAPLAINS ASSOCIATION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 5541 Lee Hwy
Arlington, VA 22207-7058
(703) 455-7908
PRESIDING OFFICER: Chaplain Edward T. Brogan National President
P.O. Box 7056 Arlington, VA 22207
edbrogan@pccmp.org
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Jack Williamson Executive Director
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: 1925
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS September 20, 1950
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 792
PRIMARY CONTACT: Chaplain Lyman Smith Deputy Executive Director
Military Chaplains Association
P.O. Box 7056
Arlington, VA 22207-7056
(703) 533-5890
chaplains@mca-usa.org
PHONE NUMBER: (703) 455-7908
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.mca.usa.org

* MILITARY ORDER OF THE WORLD WARS
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 435 North Lee Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 683-4911
PRESIDING OFFICER: Clay C. LE Grande, Jr. Commander-in-Chief
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: BG Arthur Morrill
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: 1919
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS October 23, 1992
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 102-484
PRIMARY CONTACT: BG Arthur Morrill National Service Director 435 North Lee
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 683-4911
PHONE NUMBER: (703) 683-4911
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.moww.org

* NAVY CLUB OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: Navy Club of the United States of America 4627 Innsbruck
Fort Wayne, IN 46835-3426 (260) 432-3188 and
(800) 628-7265
(260) 918-3309
PRESIDING OFFICER: Toshio Mills National Commandant
5254 W 900 N – McCordsvile IN 46055-9794 navyrunr@yahoo.com
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Tom Minchin
304 Sarheim Rd – Harrisburg, PA 17112-2234
(717) 884-1900 tomminchin52@gmail.com
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: Andrew Murphy
194 Lepore Dr Cedar Acres East – Lancaster, PA 17602-2646
(717) 392-4479
ORGANIZATION DATE: June 18, 1938
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS June 6, 1940
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 546
PRIMARY CONTACT: Tom Minchin
304 Sarheim Rd – Harrisburg, PA 17112-2234
(717) 884-1900 tomminchin52@gmail.com
PHONE NUMBER: (765) 538-2120
1 (800) 628-7265
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.navyclubusa.org

* UNITED STATES SUBMARINE VETERANS, INC.
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: P.O. Box 3870
Silverdale, WA 98353
1 (877) 542-DIVE (4383)
PRESIDING OFFICER: John Markiewcz National Commander
5349 Selton Ave Jacksonville, FL 32277 904-743-2924
jemjax2@att.net
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Fred Borgmann Office Manager
NATIONAL SERVICE OFFICER: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: 1963
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: N/A
PRIMARY CONTACT: Frederick Borgmann
National Office Manager 360-337-2978
PHONE NUMBER: (360) 337-2978
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.ussvi.org

* WOMEN’S ARMY CORPS VETERANS ASSOCIATION-ARMY WOMEN UNITED
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: P.O. Box 663
Weaver, AL 36277 (256) 820-6824
info@armywomen.org
PRESIDING OFFICER: Suzanne LaRocca National President
NATIONAL SERVICE OFFICER: Chris Connors
Corresponding Secretary
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: August 1947
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS October 30, 1984
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 105-225
PRIMARY CONTACT: Vickie Hajduk
Past National President
PHONE NUMBER: (256) 820-6824
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.armywomen.org

PART III

Other Veteran service organizations not congressionally chartered but are recognized by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the purpose of preparation, presentation and prosecution of Veteran’s claims only. However, they do represent the interest of American Veterans.

  • ARMED FORCES SERVICE CORPORATION
    NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 2800 S. Shirlington Rd. Ste 350
    Arlington, VA 22206
    888-237-2872
    PRESIDING OFFICER: Goeffrey J. Deutsch
    President & CEO
    EXECUTIVE OFFICER:
    NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTOR: N/A
    ORGANIZATION DATE: l879
    DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS
    AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER:
    PRIMARY CONTACT: Goeffrey J. Deutsch
    President & CEO
    2800 S. Shirlington Rd.
    Ste 350
    Arlington, VA
    22206
    PHONE NUMBER: 888-237-2872
    WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.afsc.com

 

  • * NAVY MUTUAL AID ASSOCIATION
    NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 29 Carpenter Rd
    Arlington, VA 22212
    (800) 628-6011
    PRESIDING OFFICER: RADML Mike Luecke USN Ret
    Chair
    EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: RADM Bruce Engelhardt USN Ret.
    President & CEO
    AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
    ORGANIZATION DATE: 1879
    DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS
    AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: N/A
    PRIMARY CONTACT: Stephen Pietropaoli
    Chief Operating Officer
    (703) 945-1440
    PHONE NUMBER: 800-628-6011
    WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.navymutual.org

 

  • * VIETNAM ERA VETERANS ASSOCIATION
    NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 685 Cranston St. Providence, RI 02907
    401-521-6710
    PRESIDING OFFICER: N/A
    EXECUTIVE OFFICER: N/A
    ORGANIZATION DATE: 1988
    DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS
    AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER:
    PRIMARY CONTACT: N/A
    PHONE NUMBER: 401-521-6710
    WEBSITE ADDRESS: N/A
  • PART IV
    Other Veteran service organizations not congressional chartered or recognized by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the purpose of preparation, presentation and prosecution of Veteran’s claims only. However, they do represent the interest of American Veterans.
  • Primary Contact

Bishop Imagene B. Stewart

Director : African American Veterans Families

1110A-6th Street, NE, Suite 4

Washington, DC 20002

(202) 518-8488

(202) 543-2090 fax

e-mail: imageneshelter@aol.com

 

Larry Spencer

President: Air Force Association

1501 Lee Highway

Arlington, VA 22209-1198

(703) 247-5800

(703) 247-5830 fax

e-mail: LSpencer@AFA.ORG

 

Marvin Muhammad

Executive Chairman: All Faith Consortium

2000 14th Street, NW

Washington, DC 20009

(202) 671-1600

(202) 232-2187 fax

e-mail: admin@all-faith.org

 

Gary Noller

Americal Division Veterans Association

4709 N Prarie View Road

Oakley, IL 62501

(816) 941-0096

e-mail: gnoller@aol.com

website: http://www.americal.org

 

Maurice Branch

President: American Logistics Association

1133 15th Street, NW, Suite 640

Washington, DC 20005-270 1

(202) 466-2520 ext. 4162

(202) 296-4419 fax

e-mail: maurice@ala-national.org

website: http://www.ala‑national.org

 

Christopher Edyvean

President: American Merchant Marine Veterans

2722 Maynes Ct

Santa Rosa, CA 95405

(707) 546-6349

e-mail: cjedyvean@hotmail.com

 

Ms. Margaret M. Bergeron

Executive Director: American Military Retirees Association

5436 Peru Street, Suite 1

Plattsburgh, NY 12901

(518) 563-9479

e-mail: info@amra1973.org

website: amra1973.org

 

Robert Richter

President: American Retiree Association

4245 N Fairfax Drive, Suite 750

Arlington, VA 22203

703.516.9300

703.516.9308

e-mail: info@usaretirement.org

 

Mr. Denny Meyer

Public Affairs & Veterans Affairs

American Veterans for Equal Rights, Inc.

P.O. Box 94376

Atlanta, GA 30377-0376

(718) 849-5665

e-mail: publicaffairs@aver.us

website: http://www.aver.us

 

Ronald Knepshield

National President: American Military Retirees Association

5436 Peru Street, Suite 1

Plattsburg, NY 12901

(518) 563-9479

e-mail: rkk9361@bellsouth.net

website: amra1973.org

 

Bill Harris

Executive Director: Army Aviation Association of America

755 Main Street, Suite 4D

Monroe, CT 06468-2830

(203) 268-2450 phone ext. 123

(203) 268-5870 fax

e-mail: bill@quad-a.org

 

Dennis Egge

President: American Retiree Association

P.O. Box 2333

Redlands, CA 92373

(909) 557-0107

(703) 527-3065

e-mail: ara@aol.com

 

Vice Admiral Mike Cowan

Executive Director: Association of Military Surgeons (AMSUS)

12154 Darbestown Rd #506

Gaithersburg, MD 20878-2206

301) 897-8800

(301) 530-5446 fax

e-mail: amsus@amsus.org

website: http://www.amsus.org

 

Mr. John Fales, Jr.

National President: Blinded American Veterans Foundation

P.O. Box 65900

Washington, DC 20035-5900

(202) 462-4430 / (202) 257-5446

(301) 622-3330 fax

e-mail: sgtshaft@bavf.org

website: http://www.bavf.org

 

Mary Harrar

Executive Director: Bowlers to Veterans Link

11350 Random Hills Road Suite 800

Fairfax, VA 22030

(703) 934-6039

(703) 591-3049 fax

e-mail: epmontanya@bowlforveterans.org

website: http://www.bowlforveterans.org

 

Albert Lepine

Chairman and President: Cold War Veterans Association

225 Riverside Drive

Auburn, Maine 04210

207-754-6812

website: http://www.coldwarveterans.com

 

Jim Currie

Executive Director: Commissioned Officers Association of the US Health Service, Inc

8201 Corporate Drive Suite 1170

Landover, MD 20785

(301) 731-9080 phone

(301) 731-9084 fax

website: http://www.coausphs.org

 

Ron Armstead

National Executive Director: Congressional Black Caucus Veterans Braintrust

P.O. Box 54158

Washington, DC 20032-9998

(301) 325-3015

(301) 292-4855 fax

e-mail: ronearmstead@gmail.com

 

Jan Rynerson

National President: Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War

503 South Walnut Street

Springfield, IL

217-544-0616

 

Steve Hoback

President: Destroyer-Escort Sailors Association

PO Box 488

Henderson Harbor, NY 13651

800-603-3332

315-938-7010 fax

website: desausa.org

 

David Mowack

President: Eighth Air Force Historical Society

68 Kimberlys Way

Jasper, GA 30143

(912) 748-8884

 

John Harris

President: Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the US

1 Massachusetts Ave NW Suite 880

Washington, DC 20001

800-234-3264

e-mail: eangus@eangus.org

website: http://www.eangus.org

 

Joe McClain

CEO: Help Heal Veterans

36585 Penfield Lane

Winchester, CA 92596

(951) 926-4500

(951) 926-3569 fax

e-mail: hhv@hhv.org

website: http://www.hhv.org

 

Brian Hampton

President & CEO: Homeless & Disabled Veterans

210 East Broad St. #202

Falls Church, VA 22046

703-237-8980

703-237-8976 fax

 

Paul Rieckhoff

CEO: Iraq/Afghanistan Veterans of America

119 West 40th Street, 19th Floor

New York, NY 10018

212-982-9699

917-591-0387 fax

e-mail: info@iava.org

website: http://www.iava.org

 

Colonel Bruce Hollywood, USAF

Executive Director: Japanese American Veterans Assoc.

2111 Robin Way Court

Vienna, VA 22182

(703) 697-2949

(703) 229-3198

e-mail: brucehollywood@gmail.com

 

Tom Stevens

Vice Commander: Korea Veterans of America

Mass State House Room 545-2

Boston, MA 02133

(617) 523-1441

e-mail: kvamane@aol.com

website: http://www.koreaveterans.org

 

Ken Hopper

President: Marine Corps Reserve Association

3619 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Suite 115

Fairfax, VA

703-289-1204

(617) 732-7642 fax

e-mail: usmcra@usmcra.org

website: http://www.usmcra.org

 

Spencer Kympton

President: The Mission Continues

1141 S. 7th St.

Saint Louis, MO 63104

314-588-8805

314-571-6227 fax

e-mail: info@missioncontinues.org

website: http://www.missioncontinues.org

 

Col. Joe Milligan

President: NAM-POWS Corporation

2050 Jamieson Avenue Unit 1115

San Diego, CA 92111

(858) 278-1524

e-mail: Joseph_Milligan@ENDEC.us.com

website: http://www.nampows.org

 

Mary Giliberti

Executive Director: National Alliance on Mentally Illness

3803 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 100

Arlington, VA 22203

(703) 524-7600

(703) 524-9094 fax

e-mail: info@nami.org

 

Bob Hope

National American Indian Veterans

P.O. Box 2075

Downey, CA 90242

[562] 922-9711

e-mail: info@navavets.org

 

Fred Schafer

National Association of Atomic Veterans

130 Cleveland St

Lebanon, OR 97355

541-258-7453

website: naav.com

 

Stephanie Dawson

President: National Association of Black Military Women (NABMW)

5695 Pine Meadows Court

Morrow, GA 30260-1053

(404) 675-0195 or (404) 675-0195 fax

e-mail: nabmw@aol.comNabmw

website: http://www.nabmw.com

 

Ted Hillman

President: National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors, Inc.

221 Buland Drive Castle Rock, WA 98611

(360) 274-6739

e-mail: president@nafts.com

 

Kim Justice

President: National Association of State Veterans Homes New Mexico Veterans Center

922 South Broadway

Truth or Consequences, NM 87901

(575) 894-4200 or (575) 740-0792

(575) 894-4270 Fax

 

Kathryn Monet

Executive Director: National Coalition for Homeless Veterans

1730 M Street NW, Suite 705

Washington, DC 20036

(202) 546-1969 or (202) 546-2063 fax

e-mail: kmonet@nchv.org

website: http://www.nchv.org

 

Michael Bolduc

Executive Director: National Disabled Veteran Business Council

8470 Egret Lakes Lane

West Palm Beach, FL 33412

561-289-7308

e-mail: Mbolduc@ndvbc.org

website: http://www.ndvbc.org

 

Bob Babcock

President and Historian: National 4th Infantry (IVY) Division Association

P.O. Box 1914

St. Peters, MO 63376-0035

(314) 606-1969

e-mail: 4thidaed@fwbell.net

website: http://www.4thin.org

 

MG James Hoyer

Chairman: National Guard Association of the US

One Massachusetts Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20001

(202) 789-0031or (202) 682-0773 fax

e-mail: president@ngaus.org

website: http://www.ngaus.org

 

James A. Bunker

Executive Director: National Gulf War Resource Center, Inc.

2611 SW 17th Street

(785) 234-5626, ext.313

(866) 531-7183 or (785) 221-0162

(785) 235-6531 fax

e-mail: jim@ngwrc.org

website: ngwrc.org

 

Ann Mills Griffith

Chairman of the Board: National League of Families

5673 Columbia Pike Suite 100

Falls Church, VA 22041

(703) 465-7432

(703) 465-7433 fax

e-mail: powmiafam@aol.com

website: http://www.pow‑miafamiies.org

 

Gail McGinn

Chairman: National Military Family Association

3601 Eisenhower Ave, Suite 425

Alexandria, VA 22304

(703) 931-6632

(703) 931-4600 fax

e-mail: infor@militaryfamily.org

website: http://www.militaryfamily.org

 

Ann Turner Dillon

President General: National Society Daughters of the American Revolution

1776 D Street, NW

Washington, DC 20006

(202) 628-1776 or (202) 347-4712 fax

e-mail: officeofthepg@dar.org

website: http://www.dar.org

 

Floyd “Shad” Meshad

Founder, President & CEO: National Veterans Foundation

5777 West Century Boulevard, Suite 350

Los Angeles, CA 90045

(888) 777-4443

(310) 642-0258 fax

e-mail: vetsupport@nvf.org

website: http://www.nvf.org

 

Michael P. Hughes

Executive Director: Naval Enlisted Reserve Association

6703 Farragut Avenue

Falls Church, VA 22042

(703) 534-1329

(703) 534-3617 fax

e-mail: neraexec@nera.org

website: http://www.nera.org

 

Cari Thomas

Executive Director: Navy League of the United States

2300 Wilson Boulevard

Arlington, VA 22201

(703) 528-1775

(703) 528-2333 fax

e-mail: execdirector@navyleague.org

website: http://www.navyleague.org

 

Kim Lyons
Executive Director: Navy Nurse Corp. Association
P.O. Box 3289
Newport, RI 02840
(877) 662-2674 or (757) 490-5738
e-mail: kim@nnca.org
website: http://www.nnca.org

 

John J. Hillyer III

Commander: Navy Seabee Veterans of America

555 Fairview Avenue

Creve Coeur, IL 61610-3237

(800) SEA-BEE5

(309) 699-7344 home

(309) 699-1201 fax

(309) 258-1808 cell

e-mail: navysvasecy@att.net

website: http://www.nsva.org

 

Jeff Phillips

Executive Director: Reserve Officers Association of the United States

One Constitution Avenue, NE

Washington, DC 20002

(202) 646-7701

(202) 547-1641 fax

e-mail: roainfo@roa.org

 

Herbert Alexander

President: Society of Medical Consultants to the Armed Forces (SMCAF)

5 Southern Way Fredericksburg, VA 22406

(540) 361-2587 phone

(540) 361-2589 fax

e-mail: info@smcaf.org

website: http://www.smcaf.org

 

Janet Snyder

President: Society of Military Widows

5535 Hempstead Way

Springfield, VA 2215 1-4094

(703) 750-1342, ext. 1008

(703) 354-4380 fax

e-mail: groundhog71@gmail.com

website: http://www.militarywidows.org

 

Jared Lyon

President & CEO: Student Veterans of America

1012 14th Street NW, Suite 1200

Washington, DC 20005

(202) 223-4710

e-mail: contact@studentveterans.org

website: http://www.studentveterans.org

 

Jake Wood

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer: Team Rubicon

6171 Century BLVD. Suite 310

Los Angeles, CA 90045

(310) 640-8787

website: http://www.teamrubiconusa.org

 

JJ Pinter

Chairman of the Board: Team RWB

1110 W. Platt St.

Tampa, FL 33606

e-mail: info@teamrwb.org

website: http://www.teamrwb.org

 

Patrick Mobley

Correspondent National

The Forty & Eight

777 N. Meridian Street

Indianapolis, IN 46204

(317) 634-1804

(317) 632-9365 fax
e-mail: pmobley@fortyandeight.org
website: http://www.fortyandeight.org

 

James “Hoser” Paulsen

President: The Red River Valley Fighter Pilot Association

P.O. Box 1553

Ft. Royal, VA 22630-0033

(540) 636-9798 phone

(540) 636-9776 fax

e-mail: riverrats@aol.com

website: http://www.river‑rats.org

 

Gary Beatty

President: TLC Brotherhood, Inc. Veterans of Thailand, Laos, Cambodia in Vietnam War

P.O. Box 343

Locust Grove, GA 30248

(609) 386-1318

website: http://www.tlc‑brotherhood.org

 

John B. Wood

Chairman: Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors, Inc

3033 Wilson Blvd., Suite 630

Arlington, VA 22201

(202) 588-TAPS (8277)

(571) 385-2524 fax

e-mail: bonnie@taps.org

website: http://www.taps.org

 

COL. Tom Manion, USMC (RET)

Chairman Emeritus: Travis Manion Foundation

164 E. State St.

Doylestown, PA 18901

215-348-9080

website: http://www.travismanion.org

 

CW4 Gregory A. “Greg” Gouty

President: United States Army Warrant Officers Association

462 Herndon Parkway, Suite 207

Herndon, VA 20 170-5235

(703) 742-7727

e-mail: usawoahq@verizon.net

website: http://www.usawoa.org

 

Allen Thronson

National President: United States Merchant Marine Veterans of World War II

P.O. Box 629

San Pedro, CA 90733

(310) 519-9545

(310) 519-0265 fax

website: http://www.lanevictory.org

 

James F. Chryst

Secretary: United States Navy Cruiser Sailors Association

P.O. Box 65

Big Fort, MT 59911

(812) 867-5523

e-mail: jchryst@embarqmail.com

website: http://www.navycrusier.org

 

Randy Reid

Executive Director: USCG Chief Petty Officers Association

5520-G Hempstead Way

Springfield, VA 2215 1-4009

(703) 941-0395

(703) 941-0397 fax

e-mail: coastguardcpoa@gmail.com

 

Matthew Cary

Executive Director: Veterans and Military Families for Progress

PO Box 66353

Washington, DC 20035

(202) 841-1687

(202) 319) 7137 fax

e-mail: info@vmfp.org

website: http://www.vmfp.org

 

Anthony Hardie

Board Chair & Director: Veterans for Common Sense

P.O. Box 77304

Washington, DC 20013

(202) 558-4553 or (202) 491-6953

email:info@veteransforcommonsense.org

website:www.veteransforcommonsense.org

 

Kathy Marschman

Vice President: Veterans of Modern Warfare, Inc.

8719 Colesville Rd., Suite 100

Silver Spring, MD 20910

(727) 871-3555

e-mail: jmorgan@vmwusa.org

website: http://www.vmwusa.org

 

Gary Higgins

President: Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge

PO Box 27430

Philadelphia, PA 19118

(703) 528-4058

e-mail: tracey@battleofthebulge.org

 

John C. Dibble

Chairman of the Board: Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund

1235 South Clark Street, Suite 910

Arlington, VA 22202

(202) 393-0090 or (202) 393-0029 fax

e-mail: vvmf@vvmf.org.

website: http://www.vvmf.org

 

Diane Carlson Evans, RN

Founder and President: Vietnam Women’s Memorial Foundation, Inc.

1735 Connecticut Ave., NW 3rd Floor

Washington, DC 20009

(866) 822-8963

vietnamwomensmemorial@easternnational.org

website:www.vietnamwomensmemorial.org

 

MG Dee Ann McWilliams

President: Women In Military Service for America Memorial Foundation, Inc.

200 North Glebe Road, Suite 400

Arlington, VA 22203-3728

(703) 533-1155

(703) 931-4208 fax

e-mail: president@womensmemorial.org

website: http://www.womenmemorial.org

 

Laura Brown

First Vice President: Women Marines Association

PO Box 377

Oaks, PA 19456

888-525-1943

http://www.womenmarines.org

 

PART V
Intergovernmental Affairs

  • NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF STATE DIRECTORS OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS:

NASDVA Incorporate

107 S. West Street

Suite 550

Alexandria, VA 22314

601-576-4857

PRESIDING OFFICER:

Randy Reeves
President
rreeves@vab.ms.gov

ORGANIZATON DATE: EST 1946

PRIMARY CONTACT: W. Clyde Marsh
(334) 242-5077

PHONE NUMBER: 601-576-4857

WEBSITE ADDRESS: www.nasdva.us/default.aspx

 

  • NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COUNTY VETERANS SERVICE OFFICERS, INC.

NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 

660 North Capital St. NW

Suite 400
Washington, DC 20001

PRESIDING OFFICER:

Ed Zackery President
ezackery@nacvso.org

EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Robert Park

NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTOR: Michael Roof

AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: Kim Shalloo

ORGANIZATION DATE: June 1990

PRIMARY CONTACT: Kim Shalloo

Washington Liaison
kshalloo@nacvso.org

PHONE NUMBER: (937) 206-2806

WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.nacvso.com

 

Veterans and Military Service Organizations

Organizations that could help Veterans develop & file their claims

This directory is furnished as a convenience to the user to supply information concerning organizations providing services to the Veteran community. Inclusion of an organization in the directory does not constitute approval or endorsement by VA or the United States Government of the organization or its activities.

PUBLISHED AS AN INFORMATIONAL SERVICE 

This directory is arranged in five parts:

Part I: Listing of Congressionally chartered Veterans Service Organizations that are also recognized by the Department of VA Office of General Counsel for the purpose of preparation, presentation, and prosecution of claims under laws administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs, as provided in Section 5902 (formerly Section 3402) of Title 38, United States Code (U.S.C.) and Sub Section 14.628(a) and (c) of 38 C.F.R.

Part II: Listing of Congressionally chartered Veterans Service Organizations but that are NOT recognized by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the purpose of preparation, presentation and prosecution of Veteran’s claims only. They represent the interest of American Veterans.

Part III: Veteran organizations NOT congressionally chartered but are officially recognized by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the purpose of preparation, presentation and prosecution of Veteran’s claims only. However, they do represent the interest of American Veterans.

Part IV: Veteran organizations not congressionally chartered or officially recognized by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the purpose of preparation, presentation and prosecution of Veteran’s claims only. However, they do represent the interest of American Veterans. Further, inclusion of an organization in Part IV of this directory does not constitute or reflect VA recognition of said organization and its representatives for purposes of representation of VA claimants.

Part V: Intergovernmental Affairs, States
(A): National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affairs, National Association of County Veteran Services Officers (B): Listing of State Veterans Affairs recognized by the Secretary for the purpose of preparation, presentation, and prosecution of claims under laws administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs, as provided in Section 5902 (formerly Section 3402) of Title 38, United States Code (U.S.C.) and Sub Section 14.628(a) and (c) of 38 C.F.R. (C): State Directors of Veterans Affairs

PART I

Listing of Congressionally chartered Veterans Service Organizations that are also recognized by the Department of VA Office of General Counsel for the purpose of preparation, presentation, and prosecution of claims under laws administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs, as provided in Section 5902 (formerly Section 3402) of Title 38, United States Code (U.S.C.) and Sub Section 14.628(a) and (c) of 38 C.F.R.

  • * AFRICAN AMERICAN POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER ASSOCIATION
    NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 9129 Veterans Drive, SW
    Lakewood, WA 98498
    PRESIDING OFFICER: Sidney A. Lee
    President
    EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Donald Curtis Vice President
    NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTOR: Sidney A. Lee
    caaptsdsal@yahoo.com
    AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
    ORGANIZATION DATE: April 3, 1999
    DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS March 12, 2002
    AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: 38 USCS5902 and 38CFRS14.682© 38 CFRS14.629
    PRIMARY CONTACT: Sidney A. Lee, President 9129 Veterans Drive SW Lakewood, WA 98498
    (253) 589-0766
    (866) 322-0766
    PHONE NUMBER: (253) 589-0769
    WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.aaptsdassn.org
  • * AMERICAN EX-PRISONERS OF WAR
    NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 3201 East Pioneer Parkway, #40 Arlington, TX 76010
    (817) 649-2979
    PRESIDING OFFICER: Charles Susino Jr. National Commander 292 VZ CR 3727
    Wills Point, TX 75169
    (903) 560-1734
    (903) 560-1705 fax
    NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTORS: Ruth Powell and Betty Harlan Director NSO
    ORGANIZATION DATE: l949
    DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS August 10, 1982
    AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 97-234
    PRIMARY CONTACT: Clydie Morgan, Executive Director/Treasurer
    (817) 649-2979
    PHONE NUMBER: (817) 649-0109
    WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.axpow.org

* AMERICAN GI FORUM OF THE UNITED STATES
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 2807 N. Speer Boulevard
Denver, Colorado 80211
(303) 458-1700 phone (303) 485-1634 fax
PRESIDING OFFICER: Luis Vasquez-Contes National Commander 4027 Valley Drive
Pueblo, CO 81008 agifcmdrluis@aol.com
NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTOR: Carlos Martinez President and CEO
National Veterans Outreach Program 611 North Flores Street
San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 223-4088 phone (210) 223-4970 fax
PRESIDING WOMEN’S OFFICER: Patsy Vasquez Contes National Chairwomen (361) 232-8296
ORGANIZATION DATE: March 26, 1948
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: N/A
PRIMARY CONTACT: Luis Vasquez-Contes National Commander
Email: agifstcmdrluis@aol.com
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.agifco.org

* THE AMERICAN LEGION
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: P.O. Box 1055
Indianapolis, IN 46206
(3l7) 630-1200
PRESIDING OFFICER: Charles Schmidt National Commander
NATIONAL ADJUTANT: Daniel S. Wheeler,
National Adjutant
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Verna Jones, Director
Veterans Affairs
(202) 861-2700, ext. 2983
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: Peggy Thomas
National Auxiliary President
ORGANIZATION DATE: March 15, 1919
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS September 16, 1919
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 66-47
PRIMARY CONTACT: Peter S. Gaytan Executive Director The American Legion 1608 K Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 263-5741
PHONE NUMBER: (202) 861-2786
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.legion.org

* AMERICAN RED CROSS
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 430 17th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
PRESIDING OFFICER: Bonnie McElveen-Hunter
Chairman mcelveenhb@usa.redcross.org (202) 303-5233
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Gail McGovern President and CEO (202) 303-5309
eversonma@usa.redcross.org
NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTOR: Sherri L. Brown
Service to Armed Forces
2025 E. Street, NW (NE 2046)
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 303-8283
brownshe@usa.redcross.org
ORGANIZATION DATE: l88l
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS: January 5, 1905
PRIMARY CONTACTS: Deanna Swanier Senior Director 430 17th Street, NW Suite NE-2029
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 303-0221
swanierd@usa.redcross.org
Ronald Williams ARC/BVA Coordinator – National Service Director 425 I Street, NW
Room 2W240K Washington, DC 20001
(202) 632-4612 or (202) 632-5692
PHONE NUMBER: (202) 632-5844
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.redcross.org

* AMVETS
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 4647 Forbes Boulevard Lanham, MD 20706-4380
(30l) 459-9600
PRESIDING OFFICER: Harold Chapman National Commander
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Joseph R. Chenelly
National Executive Director
NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTOR: Denny Boller
dboller@amvets.org
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: Linda McGriff
lmcgriff@amvets.org
ORGANIZATION DATE: December 9, l944
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS July 23, 1947
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: P.L. 216-80th Congress
PRIMARY CONTACT: Joseph Chenelly
National Executive Director 4647 Forbes Boulevard
Lanham, MD 20706-4380
(30l) 459-9600
PHONE NUMBER: (301) 459-9600
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.amvets.org

* ARMY AND NAVY UNION, USA, INC.
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: P.O. Box 686
Niles, OH 44446
(330) 349-4724
PRESIDING OFFICER: Don Youngblood
National Commander
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Norman T. Henninger, Jr.
National Adjutant
NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTOR: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: l886
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS November 6, 1986
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: N/A
PRIMARY CONTACT: Norman T. Henninger, Jr.
National Adjutant
107 Fulton Street Niles, OH 44446 (330) 307-7049
PHONE NUMBER: N/A
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.armyandnavyunion.org

* ASSOCIATES OF VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 8719 Colesville Road Silver Spring, MD 20910 (301) 585-4000
PRESIDING OFFICER: Sharon Hobbs National President 3619 Johnsims Road
Chattanooga, TN 37413
(423) 364-6385
shobbs@avva.org
NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTOR: N/A
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: N/A
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: N/A
PRIMARY CONTACT: N/A
PHONE NUMBER: (301) 585-4000
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.avva.org

* BLINDED VETERANS ASSOCIATION
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 477 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001-2694
(202) 371-8880
PRESIDING OFFICER: Robert Stamper National President
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Al Avina
Executive Director
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: March 28, 1945
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS August 27, 1958
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 85-769
PRIMARY CONTACT: Al Avina
Executive Director
Blinded Veterans Association 477 H Street, NW Washington, DC 20001-2694
(202) 371-8880
PHONE NUMBER: (202) 371-8258
WEBSITE ADDRESS: www. bva.org

* CATHOLIC WAR VETERANS, USA, INC.
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 441 North Lee Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 549-3622
PRESIDING OFFICER: Armida Crawford National Commander
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Dave Crum
NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTOR: Jose M. Garcia
josegarcia4@sbcglobal.net
(512) 560-6091
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: May l935
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS August 17, 1984
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 98-382
PRIMARY CONTACT: Dave Crum
Executive Director (347) 262-4705
pgkdave@gmail.com
PHONE NUMBER: (703) 684-5196
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.cwv.org

* DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 3725 Alexandria Pike Cold Spring, KY 41076 (859) 441-7300
PRESIDING OFFICER: David W. Riley National Commander
NATIONAL ADJUTANT: J. Marc Burgess National Adjutant
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Garry J. Augustine Executive Director
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: Frances J. Costa
National Commander
ORGANIZATION DATE: l921
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS June l7, l932
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 72-l86
PRIMARY CONTACT: Garry Augustine, Executive Director Washington Headquarters
Disabled American Veterans 807 Maine Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20024-2410
(202) 554-3501
PHONE NUMBER: (202) 554-3581
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.dav.org

* FLEET RESERVE ASSOCIATION
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 125 N. West Street
Alexandria, VA 223l4-2754 1 -800-FRA- 1924
PRESIDING OFFICER: Donald E. Larson National President
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Tom Snee
National Executive Director
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: November 11, l924
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS September 23, 1996
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 104-20 1
PRIMARY CONTACT: Christopher J. Slawinski
National Veterans Service Officer Fleet Reserve Association
l25 N. West Street Alexandria, VA 223l4-2754 (703) 683-1400
(800) FRA-1924, Ext. 115
PHONE NUMBER: (703) 683-1400
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.fra.org

* GOLD STAR WIVES OF AMERICA, INC.
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: P.O. Box 361986
Birmingham, AL 35236-1986
(205) 823-1778
(205) 823-2760 fax
info@goldstarwives.org http://www.goldstarwives.org
PRESIDING OFFICER: Harriet Boyden Chairman of the Board
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Judi Van Cleave
National President
NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTOR: Karen Riecke
ORGANIZATION DATE: December l945
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS December 4, 1980
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 96-497
PRIMARY CONTACT: Harriet Boyden National President/
Washington Representative 200 N. Glebe Road, Suite 425
Arlington, VA 22203
(703) 351-6246
PHONE NUMBER: 888-751-6350
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.goldstarwives.org

* ITALIAN AMERICAN WAR VETERANS OF THE UNITED STATES
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 115 S. Meridian Road
Youngstown, OH 44509
PRESIDING OFFICER: Michael Krutsick, Jr. National Commander 328 New York Avenue
Newark, NJ 07105-3118
(973) 954-1572
mkrutskickjr@itamvets.org
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Michael Krutsick, Jr., Chief of Staff
NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTOR: V. Matthew Rao
9326 Ketay Circle Boca Raton, FL 33428 (561) 451-8772
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: Ann Marie George National President (508) 308-6405
amgeorge@comcast.net
ORGANIZATION DATE: February 20, l932
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS November 20, 1981
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 97-82
PRIMARY CONTACT: Michael Krutsick, Jr National Commander
PHONE NUMBER: (508) 296-9535
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.itamvets.org

* JEWISH WAR VETERANS OF THE USA
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: l811 R Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 265-6280
PRESIDING OFFICER: COL Carl A. Singer National Commander
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Herb Rosenbleeth
National Executive Director
NATIONAL SERVICE OFFICER: Gene Kanofsky/Mike Sinderman
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: Greg Byrne
ORGANIZATION DATE: March 15, l896
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS August 21, 1984
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 98-391
PRIMARY CONTACT: Greg Byrne
gbyrne@jwv.org
PHONE NUMBER: (202) 265-6280
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.jwv.org

* LEGION OF VALOR OF THE USA, INC.
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 4706 Calle Reina
Santa Barbara, CA 93110-2018 (805) 692-2244
PRESIDING OFFICER: Richard J. Rinaldo National Commander
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Donald Marx National Adjutant
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: Aloma Walden
ORGANIZATION DATE: April 23, l890
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS August 4, 1955
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 224
PRIMARY CONTACT: Donald Marx Legion of Valor
3927 Rust Hill Place
Fairfax, VA 22030 202-320-3295
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.legionofvalor.com

* MARINE CORPS LEAGUE
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 3619 Jefferson Davis Highway Suite 115
Stafford, VA 22554
PRESIDING OFFICER: Richard D. Gore, SR.
National Commandant
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Thomas W. Hazlett, SR.
National Executive Director
NATIONAL SERVICE OFFICER: Lynn Williamson (Foster)
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: Maj. General Michael Regner (Ret)
ORGANIZATION DATE: June 6, 1923
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: July 4, 1937
PRIMARY CONTACT: Thomas W. Hazlett, SR.
National Executive Director
mclexecutivedirector@gmail.com
PHONE NUMBER: (703) 207-9588
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.mcleague.com

* MILITARY OFFICERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA (MOAA)
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 201 N. Washington Street Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 549-2311 or 1 (800) 234-6622
PRESIDING OFFICER: Gen. John J. Sheehan, USMC (RET) Chairman of the Board
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Lt. Gen. Dana Atkins, USAF (Ret)
President and CEO
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: February 23, 1929
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS November 6, 2009
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 111-95
PRIMARY CONTACT(S): Lt. Gen. Dana Atkins, USAF (Ret)
President and CEO
(703) 549-2311
1 (800) 234-6622
PHONE NUMBER: (703) 838-8173
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.moaa.org

* MILITARY ORDER OF THE PURPLE HEART OF THE U.S.A., INC.
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 5413 B&C Backlick Road
Springfield, VA 2215 1-3960
(703) 642-5360 or (703) 354-2140
PRESIDING OFFICER: Hershel Gober
National Commander
NATIONAL ADJUTANT: Jack Leonard National Adjutant
NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTOR: Frank Van Hoy
National Service Director
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: Eileen Oltmann National President
ORGANIZATION DATE: November 8, l932
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS August 26, 1958
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 85-76 1
PRIMARY CONTACT(S): Jack Leonard National Adjutant (703) 642-5360 X: 119
jackleonard@purpleheart.org
Frank Van Hoy
(703) 642-5360, Ext. 103
ServiceDirector@purpleheart.org
PHONE NUMBER: (703) 642-2054 or 888-668-1656
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.purpleheart.org

* NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR BLACK VETERANS, INC.
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: P.O. Box 11432
Milwaukee, WI 5321 1-0432
(414) 345-4260
(414) 342-1073 fax
PRESIDING OFFICER: Richard S. Kornegay
Chairman, National Command Council
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: BG (Ret.) Robert A. Cocroft Executive Director
NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTOR: N/A
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: July 1969
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: April 2, 1998
PRIMARY CONTACT: Richard Rogers
Senior Division Director
P.O. Box 11432
Milwaukee, WI 5321 1-0432
(414) 562-6250 (414) 562-6455 fax
1 (877) 622-8387
PHONE NUMBER: (414) 342-4260
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.nabvets.org

* NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COUNTY VETERANS SERVICE OFFICERS, INC.
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 660 North Capital St. NW
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20001
PRESIDING OFFICER: Ed Zackery President
ezackery@nacvso.org
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Robert Park
NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTOR: Michael Roof
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: Kim Shalloo
ORGANIZATION DATE: June 1990
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: N/A
PRIMARY CONTACT: Kim Shalloo Washington Liaison
kshalloo@nacvso.org
PHONE NUMBER: (937) 206-2806
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.nacvso.com

* NATIONAL VETERANS LEGAL SERVICES PROGRAM
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: P. O. Box 65762
Washington, DC 20035
(202) 265-8305
EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS: Ronald S. Flagg
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: 1981
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: N/A
PRIMARY CONTACT: Ronald S. Flagg
PHONE NUMBER: (202) 265-8305
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.nvlsp.org

* NATIONAL VETERANS ORGANIZATION OF AMERICA (NVOA)
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: P.O. Box 2510
Victoria, TX 79902-2510
(361) 356-1215
PRESIDING OFFICER: Dan Brillman Executive Director
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Taylor Justice
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: March 27, 2007
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: N/A
PRIMARY CONTACT: Andrew Price
PHONE NUMBER: 1-844-7-UNITEUS
WEBSITE ADDRESS: www2.uniteus.com/groups/national-veterans-organization-of-america

* PARALYZED VETERANS OF AMERICA
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 801 18th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 872-l300
PRESIDING OFFICER: Al Kovach Jr.
National President
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Sherman Gillums Jr.
Executive Director
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: April 14, l947
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS August 11, 1971
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 92-93
PRIMARY CONTACT: Sherman Gillums Jr.
Executive Director 801 1 8th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006-3517
(202) 872-1300
PHONE NUMBER: (202) 872-1300
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.pva.org

* POLISH LEGION OF AMERICAN VETERANS, USA
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: P.O. Box 42217
Washington, DC 20015
PRESIDING OFFICER: Bob Swan
National Commander
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Patricia A. Bubonics Executive Director
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: Jean Nejedly
ORGANIZATION DATE: April 24, 1920
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS June 23, 1984
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 98-372
PRIMARY CONTACT: Patricia A. Bubonics Executive Director
PHONE NUMBER: N/A
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.plav.org

* SWORDS TO PLOWSHARES: VETERANS RIGHTS ORGANIZATION
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 1060 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 252-4788 phone
PRESIDING OFFICER: Yaniv Newman
Chairman of the Board
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Michael Blecker Executive Director
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: December 23, 1974
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: N/A
PRIMARY CONTACT: Michael Blecker Executive Director Swords to Plowshares:
Veterans Rights Organization 1060 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 (415) 252-4788
PHONE NUMBER: (415) 552-4788
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.stp-sf.org

* TREA: THE ENLISTED ASSOCIATION
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 1111 S. Abilene Court
Aurora, CO 80012
(800) 338-9337
(303) 752-0835 fax
PRESIDING OFFICER: John I Adams
National President
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Deirdre Parke Holleman
dholleman@treadc.org
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: Irmgard Cates
irmy@comcast.net
ORGANIZATION DATE: February 27, 1963
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS October 23, 1992
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 102-484
PRIMARY CONTACT: Deirdre Parke Holleman Executive Director
1001 N. Fairfax Street, Suite 102
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 684-1981 or (800) 554-8732
dholleman@treadc.org
PHONE NUMBER: (800) 338-9337
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.trea.org

* VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS OF THE UNITED STATES
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 406 West 34th Street
Kansas City, MO 64111 (8l6) 561-8655
PRESIDING OFFICER: Brian Duffy Commander-in-Chief
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Robert Wallace Adjutant General
NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTOR: N/A
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: Colette Bishop
National President of the VFW Auxiliary
ORGANIZATION DATE: l899
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS May 28, 1936
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 74-630
PRIMARY CONTACT: Robert E. Wallace Executive Director
200 Maryland Avenue, NE Washington, DC 20002-5724
(202) 543-2239
PHONE NUMBER: (202) 543-6719 – Executive Director
(202) 547-3196 – Director, National Vets. Svc.
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.vfw.org

* VETERANS OF THE VIETNAM WAR, INC.
&
THE VETERANS COALITION
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 805 South Township Blvd. Pittston, PA 18640-3327
(570) 603-9740
1-800-843-8626
PRESIDING OFFICER: Peter J. Forbes National Commander
805 South Township Blvd. Pittston, PA 18640
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Nancy Verespy Executive Director
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: May 5, 1980
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: N/A
PRIMARY CONTACT: Peter J. Forbes National Commander
805 South Township Blvd.
Pittston, PA 18640
(570) 603-9740
1-800-843-8626
PHONE NUMBER: (570) 603-9740
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.vvnw.org

* VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 8719 Colesville Road, Suite 100 Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 585-4000
PRESIDING OFFICER: John Rowan
National President
jrowan@vva.org
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Rick Weidman
Executive Director of Government Affairs
ORGANIZATION DATE: 1978
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS May 23, 1986
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 99-3l8
PRIMARY CONTACT: John Rowan, National President 8719 Colesville Road, Suite 100 Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 585-4000
PHONE NUMBER: (301) 585-4000
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.vva.org

WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300
Jacksonville, FL 32256
904-296-7350
PRESIDING OFFICER: Anthony Odierno President/Board of Directors
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Michael Linnington
CEO
NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTOR: N/A
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: February 23, 2005
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: VA Accreditation of Sept.10, 2008
PRIMARY CONTACT: Michael Linnington
CEO
4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300
Jacksonville, FL 32256
(904) 296-7350 phone
(904) 296-7347 fax
PHONE NUMBER: (904) 296-7347
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org

PART II

Other congressionally chartered Veterans Service Organizations NOT recognized by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the purpose of preparation, presentation and prosecution of Veteran’s claims only. They represent the interest of American Veterans.

* AIR FORCE SERGEANTS ASSOCIATION
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 5211 Auth Road
Suitland, MD 20746
(301) 899-3500
(301) 899-8136 fax
staff@hqafsa.org
PRESIDING OFFICER: Jeffrey Ledoux, CMSgt (Ret) President
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Mark Stevenson, CMSgt (Ret) Chief Executive Officer
NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTOR:
ORGANIZATION DATE: May 3, 1961
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS November 18, 1997
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 105-85
PRIMARY CONTACT: Mark Stevenson Chief Executive Officer
Air Force Sergeants Association 5211 Auth Road
Suitland, MD 20746
(800) 638-0594 phone or
(301) 899-3500
milgov1@hqafsa.org
PHONE NUMBER: (301) 899-8136
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.hqafsa.org

* AMERICAN GOLD STAR MOTHERS, INC.
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 2128 LeRoy Place, NW
Washington, DC 20009-1893
202-265-0991
PRESIDING OFFICER: Candy Martin
National President 3807 Pine Hill Drive Columbia, PA 17512
(717) 917-9057
President@goldstarmoms.com
NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTOR: Jo Ann Maitland
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: June 4, l928
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS June 12, 1984
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: Incorporated in D.C. January 5, 1929
PRIMARY CONTACT: Sue Pollard
1st Vice President
(717) 917-9057
gsmom46@gmail.com
PHONE NUMBER: (202) 265-0991
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.goldstarmoms.com

* AMERICAN WAR MOTHERS
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 5415 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite L-30 Washington, DC 20015
(202) 362-0090
PRESIDING OFFICER: LaVerna Capes National President
laverniacapes@hotmail.com
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Edith Lattimore
National Corresponding Secretary
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: September 27, l9l7
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS February 24, 1925
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 68-463
PRIMARY CONTACT: Edith Lattimore
National Corresponding Secretary American War Mothers
5415 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite L-30 Washington, DC 20015
(202) 362-0090 phone (202) 362-2395 fax
PHONE NUMBER: (202) 362-2395
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.americanwarmoms.org

* BLUE STAR MOTHERS OF AMERICA, INC.

NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 5533 Terra Granada #1A
Walnut Creek, CA 94595 (925) 708-3691
PRESIDING OFFICER: Cyndi Bretz Ventura National President
5533 Terra Granada #1A Walnut Creek, CA 94595 (925) 708-3691
president@bluestarmothers.org
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: N/A
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: January 22, 1942
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: June 1960
PRIMARY CONTACT: Cyndi Bretz Ventura National President (925) 708-3691
president@bluestarmothers.org
PHONE NUMBER: N/A
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.bluestarmothers.org

* CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR SOCIETY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 40 Patriots Point Road Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 (843) 884-8862
PRESIDING OFFICER: Thomas G. Kelley President, CHOHS
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: N/A
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: September 16, l948
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS August 14, 1958
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 85-642
PRIMARY CONTACT: Victoria Kueck
Director of Operations Medal of Honor Society of the USA
40 Patriots Point Road Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 884-8862 or (843) 406-7602
PHONE NUMBER: (843) 884-8862
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.cmohs.org

* KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSOCIATION, INC.
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 8452 Mary’s Creek Drive
Benbrook, TX 76116-7600
PRESIDING OFFICER: Thomas Stevens National President
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: James R. “Jim” Fisher
NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTOR: J.D. Randolph
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: June 25, 1985
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS June 30, 2008
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 110-254
PRIMARY CONTACT: Thomas Stevens National President 5310 W 122nd TER Overland Park, KS 66209-3518 913-696-0447
stevenst@swbell.net
PHONE NUMBER: N/A
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.kwva.org

* MILITARY CHAPLAINS ASSOCIATION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 5541 Lee Hwy
Arlington, VA 22207-7058
(703) 455-7908
PRESIDING OFFICER: Chaplain Edward T. Brogan National President
P.O. Box 7056 Arlington, VA 22207
edbrogan@pccmp.org
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Jack Williamson Executive Director
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: 1925
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS September 20, 1950
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 792
PRIMARY CONTACT: Chaplain Lyman Smith Deputy Executive Director
Military Chaplains Association
P.O. Box 7056
Arlington, VA 22207-7056
(703) 533-5890
chaplains@mca-usa.org
PHONE NUMBER: (703) 455-7908
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.mca.usa.org

* MILITARY ORDER OF THE WORLD WARS
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 435 North Lee Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 683-4911
PRESIDING OFFICER: Clay C. LE Grande, Jr. Commander-in-Chief
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: BG Arthur Morrill
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: 1919
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS October 23, 1992
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 102-484
PRIMARY CONTACT: BG Arthur Morrill National Service Director 435 North Lee
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 683-4911
PHONE NUMBER: (703) 683-4911
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.moww.org

* NAVY CLUB OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: Navy Club of the United States of America 4627 Innsbruck
Fort Wayne, IN 46835-3426 (260) 432-3188 and
(800) 628-7265
(260) 918-3309
PRESIDING OFFICER: Toshio Mills National Commandant
5254 W 900 N – McCordsvile IN 46055-9794 navyrunr@yahoo.com
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Tom Minchin
304 Sarheim Rd – Harrisburg, PA 17112-2234
(717) 884-1900 tomminchin52@gmail.com
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: Andrew Murphy
194 Lepore Dr Cedar Acres East – Lancaster, PA 17602-2646
(717) 392-4479
ORGANIZATION DATE: June 18, 1938
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS June 6, 1940
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 546
PRIMARY CONTACT: Tom Minchin
304 Sarheim Rd – Harrisburg, PA 17112-2234
(717) 884-1900 tomminchin52@gmail.com
PHONE NUMBER: (765) 538-2120
1 (800) 628-7265
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.navyclubusa.org

* UNITED STATES SUBMARINE VETERANS, INC.
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: P.O. Box 3870
Silverdale, WA 98353
1 (877) 542-DIVE (4383)
PRESIDING OFFICER: John Markiewcz National Commander
5349 Selton Ave Jacksonville, FL 32277 904-743-2924
jemjax2@att.net
EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Fred Borgmann Office Manager
NATIONAL SERVICE OFFICER: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: 1963
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: N/A
PRIMARY CONTACT: Frederick Borgmann
National Office Manager 360-337-2978
PHONE NUMBER: (360) 337-2978
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.ussvi.org

* WOMEN’S ARMY CORPS VETERANS ASSOCIATION-ARMY WOMEN UNITED
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: P.O. Box 663
Weaver, AL 36277 (256) 820-6824
info@armywomen.org
PRESIDING OFFICER: Suzanne LaRocca National President
NATIONAL SERVICE OFFICER: Chris Connors
Corresponding Secretary
AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
ORGANIZATION DATE: August 1947
DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS October 30, 1984
AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: PL 105-225
PRIMARY CONTACT: Vickie Hajduk
Past National President
PHONE NUMBER: (256) 820-6824
WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.armywomen.org

PART III

Other Veteran service organizations not congressionally chartered but are recognized by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the purpose of preparation, presentation and prosecution of Veteran’s claims only. However, they do represent the interest of American Veterans.

  • ARMED FORCES SERVICE CORPORATION
    NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 2800 S. Shirlington Rd. Ste 350
    Arlington, VA 22206
    888-237-2872
    PRESIDING OFFICER: Goeffrey J. Deutsch
    President & CEO
    EXECUTIVE OFFICER:
    NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTOR: N/A
    ORGANIZATION DATE: l879
    DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS
    AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER:
    PRIMARY CONTACT: Goeffrey J. Deutsch
    President & CEO
    2800 S. Shirlington Rd.
    Ste 350
    Arlington, VA
    22206
    PHONE NUMBER: 888-237-2872
    WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.afsc.com

 

  • * NAVY MUTUAL AID ASSOCIATION
    NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 29 Carpenter Rd
    Arlington, VA 22212
    (800) 628-6011
    PRESIDING OFFICER: RADML Mike Luecke USN Ret
    Chair
    EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: RADM Bruce Engelhardt USN Ret.
    President & CEO
    AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: N/A
    ORGANIZATION DATE: 1879
    DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS
    AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER: N/A
    PRIMARY CONTACT: Stephen Pietropaoli
    Chief Operating Officer
    (703) 945-1440
    PHONE NUMBER: 800-628-6011
    WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.navymutual.org

 

  • * VIETNAM ERA VETERANS ASSOCIATION
    NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 685 Cranston St. Providence, RI 02907
    401-521-6710
    PRESIDING OFFICER: N/A
    EXECUTIVE OFFICER: N/A
    ORGANIZATION DATE: 1988
    DATE CHARTERED BY CONGRESS
    AND PUBLIC LAW NUMBER:
    PRIMARY CONTACT: N/A
    PHONE NUMBER: 401-521-6710
    WEBSITE ADDRESS: N/A
  • PART IV
    Other Veteran service organizations not congressional chartered or recognized by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the purpose of preparation, presentation and prosecution of Veteran’s claims only. However, they do represent the interest of American Veterans.
  • Primary Contact

Bishop Imagene B. Stewart

Director : African American Veterans Families

1110A-6th Street, NE, Suite 4

Washington, DC 20002

(202) 518-8488

(202) 543-2090 fax

e-mail: imageneshelter@aol.com

 

Larry Spencer

President: Air Force Association

1501 Lee Highway

Arlington, VA 22209-1198

(703) 247-5800

(703) 247-5830 fax

e-mail: LSpencer@AFA.ORG

 

Marvin Muhammad

Executive Chairman: All Faith Consortium

2000 14th Street, NW

Washington, DC 20009

(202) 671-1600

(202) 232-2187 fax

e-mail: admin@all-faith.org

 

Gary Noller

Americal Division Veterans Association

4709 N Prarie View Road

Oakley, IL 62501

(816) 941-0096

e-mail: gnoller@aol.com

website: http://www.americal.org

 

Maurice Branch

President: American Logistics Association

1133 15th Street, NW, Suite 640

Washington, DC 20005-270 1

(202) 466-2520 ext. 4162

(202) 296-4419 fax

e-mail: maurice@ala-national.org

website: http://www.ala‑national.org

 

Christopher Edyvean

President: American Merchant Marine Veterans

2722 Maynes Ct

Santa Rosa, CA 95405

(707) 546-6349

e-mail: cjedyvean@hotmail.com

 

Ms. Margaret M. Bergeron

Executive Director: American Military Retirees Association

5436 Peru Street, Suite 1

Plattsburgh, NY 12901

(518) 563-9479

e-mail: info@amra1973.org

website: amra1973.org

 

Robert Richter

President: American Retiree Association

4245 N Fairfax Drive, Suite 750

Arlington, VA 22203

703.516.9300

703.516.9308

e-mail: info@usaretirement.org

 

Mr. Denny Meyer

Public Affairs & Veterans Affairs

American Veterans for Equal Rights, Inc.

P.O. Box 94376

Atlanta, GA 30377-0376

(718) 849-5665

e-mail: publicaffairs@aver.us

website: http://www.aver.us

 

Ronald Knepshield

National President: American Military Retirees Association

5436 Peru Street, Suite 1

Plattsburg, NY 12901

(518) 563-9479

e-mail: rkk9361@bellsouth.net

website: amra1973.org

 

Bill Harris

Executive Director: Army Aviation Association of America

755 Main Street, Suite 4D

Monroe, CT 06468-2830

(203) 268-2450 phone ext. 123

(203) 268-5870 fax

e-mail: bill@quad-a.org

 

Dennis Egge

President: American Retiree Association

P.O. Box 2333

Redlands, CA 92373

(909) 557-0107

(703) 527-3065

e-mail: ara@aol.com

 

Vice Admiral Mike Cowan

Executive Director: Association of Military Surgeons (AMSUS)

12154 Darbestown Rd #506

Gaithersburg, MD 20878-2206

301) 897-8800

(301) 530-5446 fax

e-mail: amsus@amsus.org

website: http://www.amsus.org

 

Mr. John Fales, Jr.

National President: Blinded American Veterans Foundation

P.O. Box 65900

Washington, DC 20035-5900

(202) 462-4430 / (202) 257-5446

(301) 622-3330 fax

e-mail: sgtshaft@bavf.org

website: http://www.bavf.org

 

Mary Harrar

Executive Director: Bowlers to Veterans Link

11350 Random Hills Road Suite 800

Fairfax, VA 22030

(703) 934-6039

(703) 591-3049 fax

e-mail: epmontanya@bowlforveterans.org

website: http://www.bowlforveterans.org

 

Albert Lepine

Chairman and President: Cold War Veterans Association

225 Riverside Drive

Auburn, Maine 04210

207-754-6812

website: http://www.coldwarveterans.com

 

Jim Currie

Executive Director: Commissioned Officers Association of the US Health Service, Inc

8201 Corporate Drive Suite 1170

Landover, MD 20785

(301) 731-9080 phone

(301) 731-9084 fax

website: http://www.coausphs.org

 

Ron Armstead

National Executive Director: Congressional Black Caucus Veterans Braintrust

P.O. Box 54158

Washington, DC 20032-9998

(301) 325-3015

(301) 292-4855 fax

e-mail: ronearmstead@gmail.com

 

Jan Rynerson

National President: Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War

503 South Walnut Street

Springfield, IL

217-544-0616

 

Steve Hoback

President: Destroyer-Escort Sailors Association

PO Box 488

Henderson Harbor, NY 13651

800-603-3332

315-938-7010 fax

website: desausa.org

 

David Mowack

President: Eighth Air Force Historical Society

68 Kimberlys Way

Jasper, GA 30143

(912) 748-8884

 

John Harris

President: Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the US

1 Massachusetts Ave NW Suite 880

Washington, DC 20001

800-234-3264

e-mail: eangus@eangus.org

website: http://www.eangus.org

 

Joe McClain

CEO: Help Heal Veterans

36585 Penfield Lane

Winchester, CA 92596

(951) 926-4500

(951) 926-3569 fax

e-mail: hhv@hhv.org

website: http://www.hhv.org

 

Brian Hampton

President & CEO: Homeless & Disabled Veterans

210 East Broad St. #202

Falls Church, VA 22046

703-237-8980

703-237-8976 fax

 

Paul Rieckhoff

CEO: Iraq/Afghanistan Veterans of America

119 West 40th Street, 19th Floor

New York, NY 10018

212-982-9699

917-591-0387 fax

e-mail: info@iava.org

website: http://www.iava.org

 

Colonel Bruce Hollywood, USAF

Executive Director: Japanese American Veterans Assoc.

2111 Robin Way Court

Vienna, VA 22182

(703) 697-2949

(703) 229-3198

e-mail: brucehollywood@gmail.com

 

Tom Stevens

Vice Commander: Korea Veterans of America

Mass State House Room 545-2

Boston, MA 02133

(617) 523-1441

e-mail: kvamane@aol.com

website: http://www.koreaveterans.org

 

Ken Hopper

President: Marine Corps Reserve Association

3619 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Suite 115

Fairfax, VA

703-289-1204

(617) 732-7642 fax

e-mail: usmcra@usmcra.org

website: http://www.usmcra.org

 

Spencer Kympton

President: The Mission Continues

1141 S. 7th St.

Saint Louis, MO 63104

314-588-8805

314-571-6227 fax

e-mail: info@missioncontinues.org

website: http://www.missioncontinues.org

 

Col. Joe Milligan

President: NAM-POWS Corporation

2050 Jamieson Avenue Unit 1115

San Diego, CA 92111

(858) 278-1524

e-mail: Joseph_Milligan@ENDEC.us.com

website: http://www.nampows.org

 

Mary Giliberti

Executive Director: National Alliance on Mentally Illness

3803 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 100

Arlington, VA 22203

(703) 524-7600

(703) 524-9094 fax

e-mail: info@nami.org

 

Bob Hope

National American Indian Veterans

P.O. Box 2075

Downey, CA 90242

[562] 922-9711

e-mail: info@navavets.org

 

Fred Schafer

National Association of Atomic Veterans

130 Cleveland St

Lebanon, OR 97355

541-258-7453

website: naav.com

 

Stephanie Dawson

President: National Association of Black Military Women (NABMW)

5695 Pine Meadows Court

Morrow, GA 30260-1053

(404) 675-0195 or (404) 675-0195 fax

e-mail: nabmw@aol.comNabmw

website: http://www.nabmw.com

 

Ted Hillman

President: National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors, Inc.

221 Buland Drive Castle Rock, WA 98611

(360) 274-6739

e-mail: president@nafts.com

 

Kim Justice

President: National Association of State Veterans Homes New Mexico Veterans Center

922 South Broadway

Truth or Consequences, NM 87901

(575) 894-4200 or (575) 740-0792

(575) 894-4270 Fax

 

Kathryn Monet

Executive Director: National Coalition for Homeless Veterans

1730 M Street NW, Suite 705

Washington, DC 20036

(202) 546-1969 or (202) 546-2063 fax

e-mail: kmonet@nchv.org

website: http://www.nchv.org

 

Michael Bolduc

Executive Director: National Disabled Veteran Business Council

8470 Egret Lakes Lane

West Palm Beach, FL 33412

561-289-7308

e-mail: Mbolduc@ndvbc.org

website: http://www.ndvbc.org

 

Bob Babcock

President and Historian: National 4th Infantry (IVY) Division Association

P.O. Box 1914

St. Peters, MO 63376-0035

(314) 606-1969

e-mail: 4thidaed@fwbell.net

website: http://www.4thin.org

 

MG James Hoyer

Chairman: National Guard Association of the US

One Massachusetts Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20001

(202) 789-0031or (202) 682-0773 fax

e-mail: president@ngaus.org

website: http://www.ngaus.org

 

James A. Bunker

Executive Director: National Gulf War Resource Center, Inc.

2611 SW 17th Street

(785) 234-5626, ext.313

(866) 531-7183 or (785) 221-0162

(785) 235-6531 fax

e-mail: jim@ngwrc.org

website: ngwrc.org

 

Ann Mills Griffith

Chairman of the Board: National League of Families

5673 Columbia Pike Suite 100

Falls Church, VA 22041

(703) 465-7432

(703) 465-7433 fax

e-mail: powmiafam@aol.com

website: http://www.pow‑miafamiies.org

 

Gail McGinn

Chairman: National Military Family Association

3601 Eisenhower Ave, Suite 425

Alexandria, VA 22304

(703) 931-6632

(703) 931-4600 fax

e-mail: infor@militaryfamily.org

website: http://www.militaryfamily.org

 

Ann Turner Dillon

President General: National Society Daughters of the American Revolution

1776 D Street, NW

Washington, DC 20006

(202) 628-1776 or (202) 347-4712 fax

e-mail: officeofthepg@dar.org

website: http://www.dar.org

 

Floyd “Shad” Meshad

Founder, President & CEO: National Veterans Foundation

5777 West Century Boulevard, Suite 350

Los Angeles, CA 90045

(888) 777-4443

(310) 642-0258 fax

e-mail: vetsupport@nvf.org

website: http://www.nvf.org

 

Michael P. Hughes

Executive Director: Naval Enlisted Reserve Association

6703 Farragut Avenue

Falls Church, VA 22042

(703) 534-1329

(703) 534-3617 fax

e-mail: neraexec@nera.org

website: http://www.nera.org

 

Cari Thomas

Executive Director: Navy League of the United States

2300 Wilson Boulevard

Arlington, VA 22201

(703) 528-1775

(703) 528-2333 fax

e-mail: execdirector@navyleague.org

website: http://www.navyleague.org

 

Kim Lyons
Executive Director: Navy Nurse Corp. Association
P.O. Box 3289
Newport, RI 02840
(877) 662-2674 or (757) 490-5738
e-mail: kim@nnca.org
website: http://www.nnca.org

 

John J. Hillyer III

Commander: Navy Seabee Veterans of America

555 Fairview Avenue

Creve Coeur, IL 61610-3237

(800) SEA-BEE5

(309) 699-7344 home

(309) 699-1201 fax

(309) 258-1808 cell

e-mail: navysvasecy@att.net

website: http://www.nsva.org

 

Jeff Phillips

Executive Director: Reserve Officers Association of the United States

One Constitution Avenue, NE

Washington, DC 20002

(202) 646-7701

(202) 547-1641 fax

e-mail: roainfo@roa.org

 

Herbert Alexander

President: Society of Medical Consultants to the Armed Forces (SMCAF)

5 Southern Way Fredericksburg, VA 22406

(540) 361-2587 phone

(540) 361-2589 fax

e-mail: info@smcaf.org

website: http://www.smcaf.org

 

Janet Snyder

President: Society of Military Widows

5535 Hempstead Way

Springfield, VA 2215 1-4094

(703) 750-1342, ext. 1008

(703) 354-4380 fax

e-mail: groundhog71@gmail.com

website: http://www.militarywidows.org

 

Jared Lyon

President & CEO: Student Veterans of America

1012 14th Street NW, Suite 1200

Washington, DC 20005

(202) 223-4710

e-mail: contact@studentveterans.org

website: http://www.studentveterans.org

 

Jake Wood

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer: Team Rubicon

6171 Century BLVD. Suite 310

Los Angeles, CA 90045

(310) 640-8787

website: http://www.teamrubiconusa.org

 

JJ Pinter

Chairman of the Board: Team RWB

1110 W. Platt St.

Tampa, FL 33606

e-mail: info@teamrwb.org

website: http://www.teamrwb.org

 

Patrick Mobley

Correspondent National

The Forty & Eight

777 N. Meridian Street

Indianapolis, IN 46204

(317) 634-1804

(317) 632-9365 fax
e-mail: pmobley@fortyandeight.org
website: http://www.fortyandeight.org

 

James “Hoser” Paulsen

President: The Red River Valley Fighter Pilot Association

P.O. Box 1553

Ft. Royal, VA 22630-0033

(540) 636-9798 phone

(540) 636-9776 fax

e-mail: riverrats@aol.com

website: http://www.river‑rats.org

 

Gary Beatty

President: TLC Brotherhood, Inc. Veterans of Thailand, Laos, Cambodia in Vietnam War

P.O. Box 343

Locust Grove, GA 30248

(609) 386-1318

website: http://www.tlc‑brotherhood.org

 

John B. Wood

Chairman: Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors, Inc

3033 Wilson Blvd., Suite 630

Arlington, VA 22201

(202) 588-TAPS (8277)

(571) 385-2524 fax

e-mail: bonnie@taps.org

website: http://www.taps.org

 

COL. Tom Manion, USMC (RET)

Chairman Emeritus: Travis Manion Foundation

164 E. State St.

Doylestown, PA 18901

215-348-9080

website: http://www.travismanion.org

 

CW4 Gregory A. “Greg” Gouty

President: United States Army Warrant Officers Association

462 Herndon Parkway, Suite 207

Herndon, VA 20 170-5235

(703) 742-7727

e-mail: usawoahq@verizon.net

website: http://www.usawoa.org

 

Allen Thronson

National President: United States Merchant Marine Veterans of World War II

P.O. Box 629

San Pedro, CA 90733

(310) 519-9545

(310) 519-0265 fax

website: http://www.lanevictory.org

 

James F. Chryst

Secretary: United States Navy Cruiser Sailors Association

P.O. Box 65

Big Fort, MT 59911

(812) 867-5523

e-mail: jchryst@embarqmail.com

website: http://www.navycrusier.org

 

Randy Reid

Executive Director: USCG Chief Petty Officers Association

5520-G Hempstead Way

Springfield, VA 2215 1-4009

(703) 941-0395

(703) 941-0397 fax

e-mail: coastguardcpoa@gmail.com

 

Matthew Cary

Executive Director: Veterans and Military Families for Progress

PO Box 66353

Washington, DC 20035

(202) 841-1687

(202) 319) 7137 fax

e-mail: info@vmfp.org

website: http://www.vmfp.org

 

Anthony Hardie

Board Chair & Director: Veterans for Common Sense

P.O. Box 77304

Washington, DC 20013

(202) 558-4553 or (202) 491-6953

email:info@veteransforcommonsense.org

website:www.veteransforcommonsense.org

 

Kathy Marschman

Vice President: Veterans of Modern Warfare, Inc.

8719 Colesville Rd., Suite 100

Silver Spring, MD 20910

(727) 871-3555

e-mail: jmorgan@vmwusa.org

website: http://www.vmwusa.org

 

Gary Higgins

President: Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge

PO Box 27430

Philadelphia, PA 19118

(703) 528-4058

e-mail: tracey@battleofthebulge.org

 

John C. Dibble

Chairman of the Board: Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund

1235 South Clark Street, Suite 910

Arlington, VA 22202

(202) 393-0090 or (202) 393-0029 fax

e-mail: vvmf@vvmf.org.

website: http://www.vvmf.org

 

Diane Carlson Evans, RN

Founder and President: Vietnam Women’s Memorial Foundation, Inc.

1735 Connecticut Ave., NW 3rd Floor

Washington, DC 20009

(866) 822-8963

vietnamwomensmemorial@easternnational.org

website:www.vietnamwomensmemorial.org

 

MG Dee Ann McWilliams

President: Women In Military Service for America Memorial Foundation, Inc.

200 North Glebe Road, Suite 400

Arlington, VA 22203-3728

(703) 533-1155

(703) 931-4208 fax

e-mail: president@womensmemorial.org

website: http://www.womenmemorial.org

 

Laura Brown

First Vice President: Women Marines Association

PO Box 377

Oaks, PA 19456

888-525-1943

http://www.womenmarines.org

 

PART V
Intergovernmental Affairs

  • NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF STATE DIRECTORS OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS:

NASDVA Incorporate

107 S. West Street

Suite 550

Alexandria, VA 22314

601-576-4857

PRESIDING OFFICER:

Randy Reeves
President
rreeves@vab.ms.gov

ORGANIZATON DATE: EST 1946

PRIMARY CONTACT: W. Clyde Marsh
(334) 242-5077

PHONE NUMBER: 601-576-4857

WEBSITE ADDRESS: www.nasdva.us/default.aspx

 

  • NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COUNTY VETERANS SERVICE OFFICERS, INC.

NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: 

660 North Capital St. NW

Suite 400
Washington, DC 20001

PRESIDING OFFICER:

Ed Zackery President
ezackery@nacvso.org

EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Robert Park

NATIONAL SERVICE DIRECTOR: Michael Roof

AUXILIARY PRESIDENT: Kim Shalloo

ORGANIZATION DATE: June 1990

PRIMARY CONTACT: Kim Shalloo

Washington Liaison
kshalloo@nacvso.org

PHONE NUMBER: (937) 206-2806

WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://www.nacvso.com

 

STATE VETERANS AFFAIRS RECOGNIZED BY VA
Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs ………………………………………………….. Montgomery, AL 36102
Alaska Department of Military & Veterans Affairs…………………………………Ft. Richardson, AK, 99505
American Samoa-Veterans Affairs Office………………………………………………Pago Pago, Am. Som 96799
Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services………………………………………………………… Phoenix, AZ 85012
Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs………………………………………….. North Little Rock, AR 72114
California Department of Veterans Affairs …………………………………………………. Sacramento, CA 95814
Colorado Division of Veterans Affairs………………………………………………………………… Denver, CO 80203
Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs ………………………………………………… Rocky Hill, CT 06067
Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs …………………………………………………………….Dover, DE 19904
District of Columbia Office of Veterans Affairs …………………………………………… Washington, DC 20001
Florida Department of Veterans Affairs ……………………………………………………….. Tallahassee, FL 32399
Georgia Department of Veterans Services…………………………………………………………..Atlanta, GA 30334
Guam Office of Veterans Affairs……………………………………………………………………….Hagatna, GU 96932
Hawaii Office of Veterans Services……………………………………………………………………Honolulu, HI 96819
Idaho Division of Veterans Services ………………………………………………………………………..Boise, ID 83702
Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs …………………………………………………………. Springfield, IL 62794
Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs……………………………………………………… Indianapolis, IN 46204
Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs ………………………………………………………………. Johnston, IA 50131
Kansas Commission on Veterans Affairs ……………………………………………………………. Topeka, KS 66603
Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs …………………………………………………….. Frankfort, KY 40601
Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs ………………………………………………….Baton Rouge, LA 70804
Maine Veterans Services…………………………………………………………………………………..Augusta, ME 04333
Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs……………………………………………………. Annapolis, MD 21401
Massachusetts Department of Veterans Services ………………………………………………… Boston, MA 02111
Michigan Department of Military & Veterans Affairs ……………………………………….. Lansing, MI 48906
Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs………………………………………………………. St. Paul, MN 55155
Mississippi State Veterans Affairs Board………………………………………………………………. Pearl, MS 39288
Missouri Veterans Commission ……………………………………………………………… Jefferson City, MO 65102
Montana Veterans Affairs Division …………………………………………………………………….Helena, MT 59604
Nebraska Department of Veterans Affairs ………………………………………………………….Lincoln, NE 68509
Nevada Office of Veterans Services ………………………………………………………………………..Reno, NV 89511
New Hampshire State Veterans Council ……………………………………………………… Manchester, NH 03101
New Jersey Department of Military & Veterans Affairs ………………………………………Trenton, NJ 08625
New Mexico Department of Veterans Services………………………………………………….Santa Fe, NM 87509
New York State Division of Veterans Affairs ………………………………………………………. Albany, NY 12223
North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs ……………………………………………………… Raleigh, NC 27603
North Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs …………………………………………………….. Fargo, ND 58106
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Veterans Affairs Office………….. Saipan, MP 96950
Ohio Department of Veterans Services …………………………………………………………. Columbus, OH 43215
Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs…………………………………………….Oklahoma City, OK 73152
Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs ……………………………………………………………….Salem, OR 97310
Pennsylvania Department of Military & Veterans Affairs………………………………….. Annville, PA 17003
Puerto Rico Public Advocate for Veterans Affairs……………………………………………. San Juan, PR 00910
Rhode Island Division of Veterans Affairs…………………………………………………………Cranston, RI 02920
South Carolina Office of Veterans Affairs ………………………………………………………. Columbia, SC 29201
South Dakota Division of Veterans Affairs …………………………………………………………….Pierre, SD 57501
Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs………………………………………………………. Nashville, TN 37243
Texas Veterans Commission …………………………………………………………………………………Austin, TX 78711
Utah Department of Veterans Affairs ……………………………………………………… Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Vermont Office of Veterans Affairs ………………………………………………………………. Montpelier, VT 05620
Virgin Islands Office of Veterans Affairs ……………………………………. Christiansted, St. Croix, VI 00820
Virginia Department of Veterans Services……………………………………………………… Richmond, VA 23219
Washington Department of Veterans Affairs …………………………………………………… Olympia, WA 98504
West Virginia Division of Veterans Affairs ……………………………………………………Charleston, WV 25301
Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs ……………………………………………………….Madison, WI 53707
Wyoming Veterans Commission …………………………………………………………………….Cheyenne, WY 82009

 

STATE DIRECTORS OF VETERANS AFFAIRS (C)

Alabama
RADM W. Clyde Marsh, USN (Ret)
Commissioner
Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs
RSA Union, 100 South Union – Suite 850
Montgomery, AL 36130
Phone: (334) 242-5077
Fax: (334) 242-5102
e-mail: clyde.marsh@va.alabama.gov

 

Alaska
Mr. Verdie Bowen, Director
Division of Veterans Affairs
Alaska Department of Military & Veterans Affairs
4600 Debarr Road, Suite 180
Anchorage, AK 99508
Toll Free: 888-248-3682
(main) (907) 334-0874
(desk) (907) 334-0870
(fax) (907) 334-0869
e-mail: verdie.bowen@alaska.gov

 

Arizona
Col. Wanda Wright
Director
Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services
3839 North Third Street, Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Phone: 602-234-8415
Fax: 602-255-1038
e-mail: wwright@azdvs.gov

 

Arkansas
Mr. Nate Todd Director
Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs

501 Woodlane Drive,

Suite 230C
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: (501) 683-1376
Fax: (501) 682-4833
e-mail: Nate.Todd@arkansas.gov

 

California
Dr. Vito Imbasciani
Secretary
California Department of Veterans Affairs
1227 O Street, Room 300
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 653-2158
Fax: (916) 653-2456
e-mail: vito.imbasciani@calvet.ca.gov

 

Colorado
Mr. Ben Mestas
Director
Colorado Division of Veteran Affairs
1355 South Colorado Blvd. Suite 113
Denver, CO 80222
Phone: 303-284-6077
Fax: 303-284-3163
e-mail: reuben.mestas@dmva.state.co.us

 

Connecticut
Mr. Sean Connolly
Commissioner
Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs
287 West Street
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
Phone: (860) 616-3603
Fax: (860) 616-3532
e-mail: Sean.Connolly@ct.gov

 

Delaware
Mr. Lawrence Kirby
Executive Director
Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs

Robbins Building
802 Silver Lake Blvd, Suite 100
Dover, DE 19904
In State Toll Free: (800) 344-9900
Phone: (302) 739-2792
Fax: (302) 739-2794
e-mail: lawrence.kirby@state.de.us

 

Florida
Glenn Sutphin
Executive Director
Florida Department of Veterans Affairs
11351 Ulmerton Road, Rm 311-K
Largo, FL 33778-1630
Phone: (727) 518-3202 ext 5594
Fax: (727)518-3403
e-mail: exdir@fdva.state.fl.us

 

Georgia
Mr. Mike Roby
Commissioner
Georgia Department of Veterans Service
Floyd Veterans Memorial Building

Suite E-966

Atlanta, GA 30334-4800
Phone: 404-656-2312

Fax: 404-656-7006
e-mail: mroby@vs.state.ga.us

 

Hawaii
COL-R Ronald P. Han Jr.
Director
Office of Veterans Services Tripler Army Medical Center

459 Patterson Road E-Wing,

Room 1-A103

Honolulu, HI 96819-1522
Phone: (808) 433-0420

Fax: (808) 433-0385

TTD/Relay Service: 1-711
Ronald.han@va.gov

 

Idaho
David Brasuell, Col., USMC (Ret)
Administrator
Idaho Division of Veterans Services
351 Collins Road
Boise, Idaho 83702
Phone: (208) 780-1300
Fax: (208) 780-1301
e-mail: David.Brasuell@veterans.idaho.gov

 

Illinois
Ms. Erica Jeffries
Director
Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs
P.O. Box 19432
833 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL 62794
Springfield Office: (217) 785-4114
Fax: (217) 524-0344
e-mail: IDVA.Director@illinois.gov
personal e-mail: erica.l.jeffries@illinois.gov

 

Indiana
Mr. James M. Brown
Director
Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs
302 W. Washington Street
Room E-120
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: (317) 232-3910
Fax: (317) 232-7721
TOLL FREE (In State) 1-800-400-4520
e-mail: jambrown@dva.in.gov

 

Iowa
Colonel Robert C. King (Ret)
Executive Director
Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs
Camp Dodge, Building 3465
7105 NW 70th Avenue
Johnston, IA 50131-1824
Phone: (515) 727-3444
Fax: (515) 727-3713
e-mail: robert.king@iowa.gov

 

Kansas
Mr. Gregg Burden
Director
Kansas Commission on Veterans Affairs Office
Jayhawk Tower, Suite 1004 700 S.W. Jackson Street
Topeka, KS 66603-3150
Phone: (785) 296-3976
Fax: (785) 296-1462
e-mail: gburden@kcva.ks.gov

 

Kentucky
Norman E. Arflack
Commissioner
Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs
NGAKY Bldg.
1111B Louisville Road
Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: (502) 564-9203
Fax: (502) 564-9240
e-mail: NormanE.Arflack@ky.gov

 

Louisiana
Mr. Joey Strickland
Secretary
Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs
602 North 5th Street (70802)
PO Box 94095, Capitol Station
Baton Rouge, LA 70804
Phone: (225) 219-5001
Fax: (225) 922-0511
e-mail: Joey.Strickland@la.gov

 

Maine
Ms. Adria O. Horn, MAJ, USAR
Director
Maine Bureau of Veterans Services
State House Station #117
Augusta, ME 04333-0117
Phone: (207) 430-6035
Fax: (207) 626-4471
Cell: (207) 446-6037
e-mail: adria.horn@maine.gov

 

Maryland
Mr. George W. Owings III Secretary
Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs
The Wineland Building, Fourth Floor
16 Francis Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone: (410) 260-3838
Fax: (410) 216-7928
e-mail: george.owings@maryland.gov

 

Massachusetts
Mr. Francisco Ureña
Secretary
Massachusetts Department of Veterans Affairs
600 Washington Street, 7th Floor
Boston, MA 02111
Phone: (617) 210-5767
Fax: (617) 210-5755
e-mail: Francisco.urena@state.ma.us

 

Michigan
Mr. James R. Redford
Director
Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency
222 Washington Square North
PO Box 30104
Lansing, MI 48909
Phone: (517) 284-5217
Fax: (517) 284-5295
e-mail: RedfordJ1@michigan.gov

 

Minnesota
Mr. Larry W. Shellito
Commissioner
Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Service Building
20 West 12th Street, 2nd Floor
St. Paul, MN 55155
Phone: (651) 757-1555
Fax: (651) 757-1539
e-mail: larry.shellito@state.mn.us

 

Mississippi
Mr. Randy Reeves
Executive Director
Mississippi State Veterans Affairs Board
3466 Highway 80 East
Post Office Box 5947
Pearl, MS 39288-5947
Phone: (601) 576-4850
Fax: 601-576-4868
e-mail: rreeves@vab.ms.gov

 

Missouri
Mr. Larry D. Kay
Executive Director
Missouri Veterans Commission
Post Office Drawer 147
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0147
Phone: (573) 751-3779
Fax: (573)751-6836
e-mail: Larry.kay@mvc.dps.mo.gov

 

Montana
Mr. Joe Foster
Administrator
Montana Veterans Affairs Division
Post Office Box 5715
Helena, MT 59604
Phone: (406) 324-3740
Fax: (406) 324-3745
e-mail: jofoster@mt.gov

 

Nebraska
Mr. John Hilgert
Director
Nebraska Department of Veterans Affairs
Post Office 95026
Lincoln, NE 68509-5026
Phone: (402) 471-3156
Fax: (402) 471-2491
e-mail: John.Hilgert@nebraska.gov

 

Nevada
Ms. Katherine “Kat” Miller
Director
Nevada Department of Veterans Services
6880 S. McCarran Blvd., Suite 2
Reno, NV 89509
Phone: (775) 688-1653
Fax: (775) 688-1656
e-mail: millerk@veterans.nv.gov

 

New Hampshire
Bobby Broneske
Director
New Hampshire Office of Veterans Services
275 Chestnut Street, Room 517
Manchester, NH 03101-2411
Phone: (603) 624-9230, X 302
Fax: (603) 624-9236
e-mail: Bobby.Broneske@va.gov

 

New Jersey
Mr. Raymond Zawacki
Deputy Commissioner for Veterans Affairs
New Jersey Dept of Military & Veterans Affairs
Eggerts Crossing Road, P.O. Box 340
Trenton, NJ 08625-0340
Phone: (609) 530-7045
Fax: (609) 530-7191
e-mail: raymond.zawacki@dmava.nj.gov

 

New Mexico
BG Jack R. Fox (Ret. U.S. Army/NM National Guard)
Secretary
New Mexico Department of Veterans Services
Post Office Box 2324
Santa Fe, NM 87509
Phone: (505) 827-6300
Fax: (505) 827-6372
e-mail: jackr.fox@state.nm.us

 

New York
COL. Eric J. Hesse, (Ret)
Director
New York State Division of Veterans’ Affairs
5 Empire State Plaza, Suite 2836
Albany, NY 12223-1551
Phone: (518) 474-6114
FAX: (518) 474-6924
e-mail: EHesse@veterans.ny.gov

 

North Carolina
Mr. James (Jim) Prosser
Assistant Secretary for Veterans Affairs
Department of Military & Veterans Affairs
413 North Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: (984) 204-2982
Fax: (919) 807-4260
e-mail: James.Prosser@nc.gov

 

North Dakota
Mr. Lonnie Wangen
Commissioner
Department of Veterans Affairs
P.O. Box 9003
Fargo, ND 58106
Phone: (701) 239-7165
Fax: (701) 239-7166
e-mail: LWangen@nd.gov

 

Ohio
Mr. Chip Tansill
Director
Ohio Department of Veterans Services
77 South High Street, 7th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 644-0898
Fax: (614) 728-9498
e-mail: chip.tansill@dvs.ohio.gov

 

Oklahoma
Mr. Myles Deering
Secretary
Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs
Post Office Box 53067
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73152
Phone: (405) 521-3684
Fax: (405) 521-6533
e-mail: mdeering@odva.state.ok.us

 

Oregon
Mr. Cameron Smith
Director
Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs
Oregon Veterans’ Building
700 Summer Street, NE
Salem, Oregon 97310-1285
Phone: (503-373-2388
Toll Free: 1 (800) 828-8801
e-mail: Cameron.Smith@state.or.us

 

Pennsylvania
Eric Weller
Deputy Adjutant General – Veterans Affairs
Pennsylvania Dept of Military & Veterans Affairs
Fort Indiantown Gap, Building S-O-47
Annville, Pennsylvania 17003-5002
Phone: (717) 861-8902
Fax: (717) 861-8589
e-mail: Eriweller@pa.gov

 

Rhode Island
Kasim Yarn
Director
Office of Veterans Affairs
560 Jefferson Blvd, Suite 206
Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: (401) 921-2119 x3
Fax: (401) 254-2320
e-mail: Kasim.Yarn@vets.ri.gov

 

South Carolina
Mr. Howard Metcalf
Director
South Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs
1205 Pendleton Street, Suite 463
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 734-0200/0203
Fax: (803) 734-0241
e-mail: HMetcalf@oepp.sc.gov

 

South Dakota
Mr. Larry Zimmerman
Secretary
South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Building
425 E. Capitol Ave.
Pierre, SD 57501
Phone: (605) 773-3269
Fax: (605) 773-5380
Email: larry.zimmerman@state.sd.us

 

Tennessee
COL (Ret.) Many-Bears Grinder
Commissioner
Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs
312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue
William R. Snodgrass TN Tower, 13th Floor
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: (615) 741-1959
Fax: (615) 741-5056
e-mail: many-bears.grinder@tn.gov

 

Texas
Mr. Thomas P. Palladino, Col. USA (Ret)
Executive Director
Texas Veterans Commission
1700 North Congress, Suite 800
Post Office Box 12277
Austin, Texas 78711-2277
Phone: (512) 463-6564
Fax: (512) 475-2395
e-mail: Thomas.Palladino@tvc.texas.gov

 

Utah
Mr. Gary Harter
Executive Director
Department of Veterans & Military Affairs
550 Foothill Boulevard, Room 105
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
Phone: (801) 326-2372
Fax: (801) 326-2369
Toll Free: 1-800-894-9497
e-mail: gharter@utah.gov

 

Vermont
Mr. Robert E. Burke
Director
Vermont Office of Veterans Affairs
118 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05620-4401
Phone: (802) 828-3379
Fax: (802) 828-5932
e-mail: Robert.Burke@state.vt.us

 

Virginia
Mr. John L. Newby II
Commissioner
Virginia Department of Veterans Services
900 East Main Street
Sixth Floor, West Wing
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: (804) 786-0286
Fax: (804) 786-0302
E-mail: john.newby@dvs.virginia.gov

 

Washington
Ms. Lourdes (Alfie) Alvarado Ramos, CSM (Ret.)
Director
Washington Department of Veterans Affairs
1102 Quince St. SE
Post Office Box 41150
Olympia, WA 98504-1150
Phone: (360) 725-2155
Mobile: (360) 791-4339
Fax: (360) 586-4393
e-mail: alfie@dva.wa.gov

 

West Virginia
Dennis E. Davis

Secretary

West Virginia Department of Veterans Assistance

1514-B Kanawha Blvd. East
Charleston, WV 25311

Phone: (304) 558-3661

Fax: (304) 558-3662
Email: Dennis.E.Davis@wv.gov

 

Wisconsin
Daniel Zimmerman
Secretary
Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs
201 W. Washington Ave.
PO Box 7843
Madison, Wisconsin 53707
Phone: (608) 266-1315
Fax: (608) 264-7616
e-mail: Daniel.Zimmerman@dva.wisconsin.gov

 

Wyoming
Mr. Larry Barttelbort, Col. USA (Ret.)
Director
Wyoming Veterans’ Commission
5410 Bishop Boulevard
Cheyenne, WY 82009
Phone: (307) 777-8151
Fax: (307) 777-8150
e-mail: larry.barttelbort@wyo.gov

 

District of Columbia
Ely Ross
Director
DC Office of Veterans Affairs
1 Judiciary Square
441 4th St NW, Suite 870 North
WASHINGTON DC 20001
Phone: (202) 724-4010
Fax: (202) 724-7117
e-mail: Ely.Ross@dc.gov

 

American Samoa
Mr. Anthony Fu’e Allen
Veterans Affairs Officer
American Samoa Government
Office of the Governor
P.O. Box 2586
Pago Pago, American Samoa 96799
Phone (684) 633-4206
Fax: (001) (684) 633-2269
e-mail: AnthonyAllen_644@yahoo.com

 

Guam
Jose San Agustin
Administrator
Guam Office of Veterans Affairs
172 West Marine Corp Drive
PO Box 2950
Hagatna, GU 96932
Phone: (671) 487-8505
Fax: (671) 475-8396
e-mail: Joe.San.Agustin@gvao.guam.gov

 

Northern Mariana Islands
Vincente Camacho
Director
Division of Veterans Affairs-DC&CA
P.O. Box 503416 CK
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
Saipan MP 96950
Phone: (670) 664-2650
Fax: (670) 664-2660
e-mail: Vicente.Camacho@gov.mpi

 

Puerto Rico
Mr. Augustin Montanez-Allman
Interim Director
Veterans and Military Affairs
P.O. Box 11737
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918-1737
Phone: (787) 758-5760
Fax: (787) 772-2090

e-mail: A.Montanez.Allman@gmail.com

 

Virgin Islands
Mr. Patrick Farrell
Director
Virgin Islands Office of Veterans Affairs
3241 Estate Contant; Suite #5
St. Thomas, VI 00802
Phone: (340) 774-8387
Fax: (340) 714-0589
e-mail: patrick.farrell@va.vi.gov

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