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.