Florida’s Veteran Service Organizations

The Sunshine State plays host to many congressionally chartered Veteran Service Organizations. These organizations have departments, posts and chapters in Florida, and serve our state’s veterans and their families in a variety of ways.  Among the more active organizations in Florida include the following.

American Gold Star Mothers
http://www.goldstarmoms.com

American Legion
http://floridalegion.org/

AMVETS
http://www.amvetsfl.org/

Disabled American Veterans
http://www.davmembersportal.org/fl/

Florida County Veterans Service Officer Association
http://www.flcvsoa.com/

Korean War Veterans Association
http://dfl.kwva.org/

Military Officers Association of America
http://www.moaafl.org/

Military Order of the Purple Heart
http://www.floridapurpleheart.org/

Paralyzed Veterans of America
http://www.pva.org/site/c.ajIRK9NJLcJ2E/b.6463495/k.C5D5/Florida.htm

Veterans of Foreign Wars
http://myfloridavfw.org

Vietnam Veterans of America
http://vvafsc.org/

House Bill 7099, signed into law by Gov. Rick Scott on April 13, 2016, provides a sales tax exemption for sales of food and drink by veterans’ organizations to members of veterans’ organizations.  It is effective July 1, 2016.  Implementation instructions can be found at:
http://dor.myflorida.com/dor/tips/tip16a01-08.html

 

 


For 24-hour counsel, call the National Veteran Crisis Hotline at 1-800-273-8255. You are NOT alone!