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The Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) is a veterans' service organization
in the United States of America, founded in 1946. The organization holds 34
chapters and 69 National Service Offices in the United States and Puerto Rico.
It is based in Washington, D.C. The group holds a congressional charter under
Title 36 of the United States Code. PVA describes itself as as having "developed
a unique expertise on a wide variety of issues involving the special needs of
our members—veterans of the [United States] armed forces who have experienced
spinal cord injury or dysfunction". It is also involved with promoting and
protecting the civil rights of the disabled.
Sources: http://www.pva.org/about-us/mission-statement and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paralyzed_Veterans_of_America
Its flag is seen here: http://kpva.org/pvaflaglogo.gif (source: http://kpva.org/aboutus.html)
Also, the Texas chapter flag is seen here: https://cdnfiles.crowdrise.com/Prod_Large/veteransday-55539d04a56db.jpg?5882c4f04ff65 (source: https://www.crowdrise.com/texasparalyzedveterans/fundraiser/amandasaunders). Its logo is seen here:
Notice that the Texas Chapter has the logo in blue/white outline, while the PVA flag is blue/yellow.
Esteban Rivera, 8 April 2017