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As a community of belonging, we celebrate the full spectrum of identities.  Your story is your own, and it is valued.

A just world that empowers minority veterans exists only when there is true equality among our ranks both in service and as private citizens.

TRUTH To Power

Our Stories,
Our Truth

Minority Veterans of America was built as a space in which minority veterans could come together to share in connection and to fight for justice for our collective communities. Along the way, we have built different platforms to speak our collective truth and to speak truth to power.

The lived experiences of minority veterans are riddled with contradictions such as the pride we feel for having served our country coupled with the impacts of the systems of oppression that intersect in our lives to keep us marginalized. This is why we started Our Stories, Our Truth. Our Stories, Our Truth began as a blog but has since grown to include open mic style events where members of the community share stories of their service and post-military lives.

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Statement on the Peaceful Transfer of Power

Following the failed insurrection attempt of January 6, 2021, the undersigned organizations, who serve members of our military, veterans, caregivers, and their families, join in

“Making a Fuss”

By Camden Ador This speech originally presented at Fight The Ban – New York City, April 13th, 2019 Good morning everyone, my name is Camden.

We Were Always Fit to Serve

I served from 92-96 on the United States Navy while presenting as female. While I was serving it was during my A School at the age of 18 that I was starting to discover my sexuality and come to the realization that I was a lesbian. There was a small group of us that hung out, Don’t Ask Don’t Tell had just been signed and was not yet implemented.

How Could I Leave Her?

I lost part of myself today. The biggest part, really, up until I became a mother. The part that defined me; before I was a

About Us

Minority Veterans of America (MVA) is a non-partisan, 501(c)3 non-profit organization designed to create belonging and advance equity for underrepresented veterans.

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PO Box 23054
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