The purpose of Vietnam-Korea (Vetkor) Veterans of South Korea, the councils, and chapters is:

    To help foster, encourage, and promote the improvement of the condition of the Vietnam veteran.

     To promote physical and cultural improvement, growth and development, self-respect, self-confidence, and usefulness of           Vietnam-era veterans and others.

     To eliminate discrimination suffered by Vietnam veterans and to develop channels of communications which will assist Vietnam         veterans to maximize self-realization and enrichment of their lives and enhance life-fulfillment.

    To conduct and publish research, pertaining to the relationship between Vietnam-era veterans and the Korean society, the        Vietnam War experience, the role of the Republic of Korea in securing peaceful co-existence for the world community, and other        matters which affect the social, economic, educational, or physical welfare of the Vietnam-era veteran or others.

    To assist disabled and needy war veterans including, etc.