Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA)

IAVA fights for and wins battles on behalf of and with post-9/11 veterans.

Our Story


IAVA is the non-partisan leader in advocacy, public awareness and peer-to-peer veteran assistance fighting on behalf of veterans to ensure they get the support they need and the benefits they earned. By engaging the government and the public and increasing awareness around veterans issues, IAVA gives voice to post-9/11 veterans. Regularly featured in print, television and online, IAVA provides reactions and analysis, keeping America informed of the issues facing our community. IAVA works directly with veterans and their family members to ensure that every veteran, regardless of era, location, or discharge status, has the opportunity to get the help necessary to survive and thrive. IAVA’s Quick Reaction Force provides confidential 24/7 peer to peer support, comprehensive care management and resource connections making sure that every veteran has a place to turn when in need.

IAVA’s mission is to connect, unite, and empower the post-9/11 generation of veterans.

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Contact Information


Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA)
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA)
85 Broad Street, 18th Floor, New York, NY 10004