Welcome to the Vietnam Veterans of America New Jersey State Council

We are here to serve our Veterans with assistance, as well as to promote legislation for the health and rights of veterans—we’ll even give veterans assistance with filing claims. So if it has anything to do with Veterans, it’s here... but if it’s not, or if you have an issue that has not been addressed, please let us know because you, our honored Veteran, is our sole purpose to exist!

Income Tax Exemption for Veterans

Income Tax Exemption for Veterans

To claim the new Veteran Exemption on your NJ Gross Income Tax Return for 2017 and subsequent years.
For those required to file New Jersey Gross Income tax return(s),
the Veteran Exemption will reduce the amount of income that is subject to tax.
More information about the Veteran Exemption
In person: Visit one of our Regional Information Centers;
By phone: (609) 292-6400.
We are available Monday, 8:30am to 5:30pm, and Tuesday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm, except State holidays.

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Donate... please!

Please help us help our very deserving veterans. Donate whatever amount you can afford, which, of course, is tax deductible. On behalf of all of our Vietnam Veterans, thank you!

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Viet Nam Veteran Memorial Dedication
March 29 at 12 Noon

You are invited to attend the Viet Nam Veteran Memorial Dedication. The place is Barnegat Gazebo Park on Route 9 and West Bay Ave in Barnegat, NJ. There will be celebration to follow at American Legion Post 232 in Barnegat. Thank you very much for taking the time to respond and attend this event. The woman behind this entire story who is paying for the memorial out of her own money is Thy Cavagnaro. She can be reached at JimmyThy@comcast.net and her phone number is 908-461-8409.

New Online Tool Will Provide Veterans With Customized Instructions for Discharge Upgrade Process

Jan 26 – The Department of Defense, through a joint initiative with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, has launched a new web-based tool that will provide customized guidance to Vets who wants to upgrade or change the conditions of their military discharge... more

Charles “Chuck” F. Hoff

Life-at-Large member #91108 pasted away at the age of 78 on May 27, 2017 after a long illness. He served as the President of former NJ Chapter 855 in Ocean County for 10 years. He leaves behind his wife, Lee Forlaw-Hoff, 4 children, 8 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. He served in the USN and USMC, was In-Country with USMC for almost 3 tours. He received 3 Purple Hearts plus other medals.

VA Expands Eligibility for Emergency Treatment

Veterans Affairs announced through a Federal Register notice that it was revising regulation Title 38 CFR §17.1005 concerning payment or reimbursement for emergency treatment for non-service connected conditions at non-VA facilities. (PDF)

VA Health Care

Dec 29 – VA provides world-class health care to eligible Veterans. The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, with more than 1,200 sites of care, and it is consistently ranked among the nation’s top health care providers... more

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