Guój?n Tuìchúyì Gu?nb?ng F?d?o W?iyuánhuì (Mandarin)
Koet-kiûn Thui-chhù-yi?t Kôn-pîn Phú-thô Vî-yèn-fi (Hakka)
|Formed||1 November 1954 (as Vocational Assistance Commission for Retired Servicemen)|
1 November 2013 (as VAC)
|Jurisdiction||Republic of China (Taiwan)|
|Parent agency||Executive Yuan|
The Veterans Affairs Council (VAC; Chinese: ; pinyin: ; Pe?h-?e-j?: Kok-kun Thè-tû-ia?h Koa?-peng Hù-t? Úi-oân-h?e) is a branch of the Executive Yuan of the Republic of China (Taiwan) with "responsibilities to assist in education assistance, employment assistance, medical care, home care and other general services" for retired servicemen and women from the Republic of China Armed Forces.
VAC was founded as cabinet-level organization on 1 November 1954 as Vocational Assistance Commission for Retired Servicemen (VACRS; Chinese: ; pinyin: ). It changed name to Veterans Affairs Commission in 1966 and to Veterans Affairs Council on 1 November 2013.
Under its charter to provide employment assistance to Taiwan (ROC) military veterans, the Veterans Affairs Commission operates a number of for profit enterprises in Taiwan that employ veterans. Some of the related businesses include: