Paul Rieckhoff

Paul Rieckhoff is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), America’s first and largest organization for Iraq and Afghanistan veterans. A nonpartisan, nonprofit founded in 2004 with over 150,000 members in all 50 states, IAVA’s mission is to improve the lives of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and their families.

Recent articles from Paul Rieckhoff

Soldiers of 1st Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division salute the American flag as the United States anthem is being played during their departure ceremony at historic Fort Snelling May 22, 2011.
Saying ‘Thanks For Your Service’ Doesn’t Cut It Anymore
It will take every American citizen to improve the lives of vets who raised their right hands in defense of our freedoms.