Inside VVA Chapters

Little League

Chapter 1012 Members Honored at Little League Game

August 16, 2017

Members of Chapter 1012 were honored by the Southwest Regional Little League group at the George W. Bush Little League Training Center in Waco, TX.  (more…)

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Chapter 380

Chapter 380 Member Named Vet of the Year

August 15, 2017

Congratulations are in order for Chapter 380 member Larry Lee Dillman of Negaunee, MI for being awarded 2017 Upper Peninsula Veteran of the Year.  (more…)

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Brother and Sister of Chapter 1023 Participate in Ceremony

Brother and Sister Participate in Ceremony

August 14, 2017

Barry County, MO Chapter 1023 participated in ceremonies at the Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora in May.  (more…)

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Chapter 358 accepts check from First American Bank. From left, VVA member Armando Amador, First American Bank Market President Joel Schram, VVA member David Pratesi, First American Bank VP Cecilia Pacheco, and VVA member Paul Madrid. Photo courtesy Mary Alice Murphy, The Grant County Beat.

Chapter 358 Receives Aid in Memorial Upkeep

August 11, 2017

Chapter 358 recently received a check from First American Bank of Silver City for the maintenance of the Forgotten Veterans Memorial at Bataan Memorial Park near Santa Clara, NM.  (more…)

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Chapter 391

Chapter 391 Supports Memorial Dedication

August 9, 2017

Frank Smart, a Board member and the founder of Chapter 391 in Sonora County, CA, gave the keynote speech in May at the dedication of a marble memorial bench dedicated to local service members who…

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West Virginia State Council Operation Sweet Dreams

WV SC and AVVA Distribute Bears to Deployment Families

August 3, 2017

The West Virginia State Council and AVVA have teamed up for Operation Sweet Dreams, a project giving each child of a deploying service member a Build-a-Bear with a recorded message from their parent prior to…

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Chapter 1073

Chapter 1073 Pays Respects to All Veterans

August 1, 2017

Morristown, TN, Chapter 1073 has been working diligently for more than two years to honor veterans with special memorial services at funeral homes prior to their full funeral services. The ceremony concludes with “Taps,” during…

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Bagpiper at Memorial

Chapter 1030 Leads Memorial Rebuild

July 31, 2017

Chapter 1030 is partnering with other veteran service organizations in Forsyth County and Cumming County, GA to refurbish the Cumming-Forsyth County Veterans War Memorial. (more…)

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Quilt

Chapter 242 Member Presents Quilt to WWII Vet

July 25, 2017

Roger McGill, a member of Jefferson Park Chapter 242 in Chicago, IL presented a quilt to World War II veteran Eugene Polejewski, 93, at the Smith Village retirement community on April 11.  (more…)

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Flags

Chapter 32 Replaces Stolen Casket Flag

July 20, 2017

In late June, Queens, NY Chapter 32 replaced a World War II veteran’s casket flag after the original was stolen during the funeral service.  (more…)

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