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Chapter 1048 Joins Search for Veterans’ Remains

October 13, 2018

Four members of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1048 in Daytona Beach, Fla., are participating in the national Missing in America Project, which aims to locate, identify and inter the unclaimed cremated remains of U.S.…

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Chapter 1048 Member Resurrects Vietnam Veteran Tribute Truck

September 14, 2018

Chapter 1048 member David Rose brought the Vietnam Veteran Tribute Truck to a recent chapter meeting in Daytona Beach, Florida. Used to help veterans with PTSD, the 1946 Chevrolet carries thousands of Vietnam veterans’ signatures and…

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Chapter 1048 Reveals Memorial to Volusia’s Fallen

June 20, 2017

Chapter 1048 held a Memorial Day Remembrance ceremony marking the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War and to unveil the ‘Volusia County Vietnam Veterans Wall of Fallen Heroes’ in Daytona Beach, FL.  (more…)

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Chapter 1048 Awarded for Dedication to Community

March 8, 2017

Chapter 1048 in Daytona Beach, FL won a number of awards and recognition at the VVA Florida State Council (VVAFSC) quarterly meeting in Orlando. For the second time, the chapter is the recipient of the…

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Daytona Beach Chapter 1048 Leads the Ormond Beach Christmas Parade

Chapter 1048 Leads Christmas Parade

December 15, 2016

Daytona Beach Chapter 1048 's Honor Guard walked point at the annual Christmas Parade in Ormond Beach, FL . At the end of the parade line, other members of Chapter 1048 and members of the…

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Chapter 1048 Helps Florida Classroom Understand the Vietnam War

April 5, 2016

Seven members of the Daytona Beach Chapter 1048 helped teacher Chase Tramont tell the story of sacrifice made by nearly 58, 000 Americans in the Vietnam War. At Spruce Creek High School in Port Orange,…

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Members of Chapter 1048 Recognized

March 29, 2016

Vietnam Veterans of America Daytona Beach Chapter 1048 members Director Robert Bendlin (USN) (l), Vice President Rod Phillips (USArmyAirborne) and Chapter 1048 AVVA President George Reagan (USAF) (r) received the President’s Volunteer Service Award in…

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March 22, 2016

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Daytona Beach Chapter Holds Ceremony Honoring Veterans

February 9, 2016

Nearly 9 million Americans were honored by their community for their service during the Vietnam War. Residents and veterans in the Southeast Volusia area in Florida gathered in the New Smyrna Beach High School auditorium…

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Phillips, Loving Join Florida’s Veterans Hall of Fame

September 8, 2018

VVA life members Rod Phillips of New Smyrna Beach and Francis “Len” Loving of Jacksonville were among the 20 veterans inducted on Nov. 27, 2017, in a ceremony at the Governor’s Mansion. Phillips served in…

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