The Norwegian Veterans Association for International Operations (NVIO)
is a non-political and volunteer organisation for military personnel having participated in international operations, their dependents, and others who support NVIOs work. NVIO is Norways largest organisation for veterans from international operations, with close to 7 700 members, and 57 local associations all over Norway (as of June 2012). NVIO is engaged in extensive work among veterans with problems. in addition to organising meetings for members, and being a professional organisation for all veterans from operations abroad, and their dependents, working to improve rules and regulations pertaining to veterans affairs.
Meet other veterans
Experiences and memories from the military service is an important part of life for many veterans; it is important to share these with other veterans. NVIOs local associations make this possible by organising meetings and other activities.
On behalf of The Armed Forces Veterans Administration, many of NVIOs local associations conduct monthly veteran gatherings for all veterans, independent of membership, serving pizza or another simple meal.