Inside VVA Chapters

Chapter 1066 Raises Funds for Hall of Fame

January 12, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1066 in is selling Kentucky Veteran Hall of Fame signs to cities and businesses to support the annual Kentucky Veterans Hall of Fame ceremony. By purchasing a sign for $100, the…

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Chapter 388 Receives Donation From Local Realty Firm

January 11, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 388 recently received a donation of more than $1,500 from Coldwell Banker Select in Carson City, which continued its annual tradition of donating tips collected from Nevada Day and other events…

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Chapter 731 Spearheads Wisconsin Wall Appearance

January 10, 2019

The Wall That Heals — a three-quarter-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and mobile Education Center — will be coming coming to Manitowoc, Wis., in 2019 thanks to the efforts of Terry "T.J." Johnson, president…

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Chapter 1015 Recognizes Color Guard

January 9, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Plateau Chapter 1015 celebrated Christmas on Dec. 10 with a dinner party at the Thunderbird Recreation Center in Crossville, Tenn., recognizing members of the chapter color guard with certificates of appreciation. The…

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Chapter 308 Fights to Keep Vet Center Open

January 4, 2019

Members of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 308 are concerned about the future of the Logan Vet Center Outstation in Henlawson, W.Va. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has indicated it wishes to cut funding for facility services…

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Chapter 203 Recognizes Surviving Spouses

January 3, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 203 in Chattanooga, Tenn., is participating in a new Department of Defense (DOD) program recognizing the spouses of deceased veterans from the Vietnam era. The Deceased Vietnam Veteran’s Surviving Spouse certificate and…

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Business Donates to Chapter 1088

January 2, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1088 in Yulee, Fla., recently received $500 from local realtor Palm III Realty Inc. As part of a program launched in 2013, agents made a $25 donation for each house they sold during…

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Chapter 1073 Gives to Homeless Veterans

January 1, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1073 in Morristown, Tenn., presented a $2,500 check to Morristown-Hamblen Central Services last month to give gift baskets to area Vietnam veterans. Several chapter members have experienced homelessness themselves, and…

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Chapter 862 Holds Christmas Vigil

December 31, 2018

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 862 conducted a 24-hour vigil honoring veterans killed in the Vietnam War starting at 1 p.m. Christmas Eve at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Beaver, Pa. Aluminum mementos commissioned from the Wendell…

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Chapter 388 Nominee Accepts Veteran of the Month

December 29, 2018

Tom Spencer, president of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 388 in Carson City, Nevada, nominated Richard "Dick" Whiston to be December's Veteran of the Month. Whiston, a Korean War veteran, accepted the honor Dec. 19…

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