Veterans For America

providing Assistance and Guidance to United States Military Veterans.  Veterans For America was established in 1990, by Veterans helping Veterans.

VETERANS FOR AMERICA began with meetings at the VA Wadsworth Hospital, in Los Angeles, California.  Our Veteran Service Organization was conceived and founded by Veterans helping Veterans. 

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  • Honoring our Fallen Heroes on Memorial Day

    Veterans For America Pays Tribute to ALL of our Fallen Brothers and Sisters in Arms

     

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  • The Origins of Memorial Day

    The Origins of Memorial Day  Three years after the Civil War ended, on May 5, 1868, the head of an organization of Union veterans — the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) — established Decoration Day as a time for the nation to decorate the graves of the war dead with flowers. Maj. Gen. John A. Logan declared it should be May 30. It is believed the date was chosen because flowers would be in bloom all over the country.  The first large observance was held that year at Arlington National Cemetery, across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. The ceremonies centered around the mourning- draped veranda of the Arlington mansion, once the home of Gen. Robert E. Lee. Various Washington officials, including Gen. and Mrs... Read More

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