Inside VVA Chapters

Jail

Chapter 11 Aids in Creating Jail Dorm for Veterans

September 22, 2016

For 18 years members of Suffolk County Chapter 11 have visited inmates of the Suffolk County Correctional Facility in Yaphank, NY. Their interactions prompted them to create Veterans Re-entry Program. One part of the Veterans…

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Candle Light Vigil

POW/MIA Monument Unveiled by Chapter 154

September 20, 2016

Chapter 154 held a POW/MIA dedication ceremony and monument unveiling in Clinton Township, MI featuring the names of 49 Michiganders. The occasion was observed in a local cemetery where a monument was revealed that bears…

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POW/MIA Wood Flag

POW/MIA Chair Installed in Norristown

September 20, 2016

Chapter 349 and the local chapter of the Disabled American Veterans in Norristown, PA dedicated a POW/MIA ‘honor chair’ to Montgomery County. Members of both veteran organizations participated in a POW/MIA Day ceremony at the…

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Welcome to Clarksville, TN

State Council Sponsors Welcome Home Parade in Tennessee

September 16, 2016

The Tennessee State Council of Vietnam Veterans of America sponsored a Welcome Home Parade in Clarksville, TN. The parade honored Vietnam veterans, as well as veterans who served in any branch of the US military,…

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Utah in the US

Utah to Reveal Vietnam Veterans Monument

September 8, 2016

A new memorial dedicated to 400 men and women of Utah that died in combat during the Vietnam War will be erected in September in Washington City. Southern Utah Chapter 961 will lead the ceremony.…

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Gibson County, TN

A New Chapter Will Sprout Up in Tennessee

September 2, 2016

Vietnam veterans interested in forming a new VVA chapter recently gathered in Trenton, TN. The veterans say some of the programs they hope to implement include scholarships, financial relief for veterans, holding town halls on…

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Corrections Salute

Long Island Veterans Mentor Incarcerated Veterans

August 31, 2016

A Long Island, NY chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 11, is working with the Suffolk County Courts to help veterans on the wrong side of the law readjust to civilian life while…

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Thank You

Chapter 789 Welcomed Home by Georgia Officials

August 24, 2016

Chapter 789 in Hinesville, GA organized a grand event to show appreciation to the Vietnam veterans of Georgia. Georgia is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the war, and Gov. Nathan Deal was on hand to…

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AH1 Cobra Helicopter

Another Type of Vietnam Veteran Memorialized

August 23, 2016

A helicopter that was shot down in combat during the Vietnam War, and then rehabbed, will be placed in a new memorial in Tonawanda, NY thanks to the efforts of Chapter 77. Local veterans secured…

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Pottstown Memorial Park

Chapter 565 Hosts First Annual Community Day

August 22, 2016

The Pottstown Keystone Chapter 565 sponsored its inaugural Pottstown Veterans Community Day at Memorial Park in Pottstown, PA. The day opened with a ceremony honoring all the veterans present, including veterans from World War II…

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