Inside VVA Chapters

Chapter Activity on Hold to Stop Spread of COVID-19

March 31, 2020

With extremely limited exceptions, Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) chapters have suspended all in-person activity to practice the social distancing that can limit the spread of COVID-19 or novel coronavirus. "VVA is urging all of…

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Have a Happy (Virtual) Vietnam Veterans Day

March 28, 2020

Sunday, March 29, is National Vietnam War Veterans Day! VVA wishes you a happy and safe holiday. Unfortunately, most Vietnam Veterans of America events have been canceled or postponed to slow the spread of COVID-19…

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Chapter 151’s Wilson Named Parade’s Grand Marshal

March 27, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 151 member and American Legion Post 19 Commander Mike Wilson has been named the 101st Grand Marshal of Bayonne, N.J.'s 2020 Memorial Day Parade. Wilson was presented with a sash at the…

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Florida Panthers Honor Chapter 25’s Corey

March 26, 2020

CBS Miami recently spotlighted Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 25 founder and National President Thomas Corey as part of its "Heroes Among Us" series. The series is presented in partnership with the Florida Panthers NHL franchise. Specialist Corey…

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Chapter 409 Honors Duesterhoeft

March 25, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Blackhawk Chapter 409 recently honored Jefferson County (Wis.) Veterans Service Officer Yvonne Duesterhoeft at a March 10 meeting of the Jefferson County Board of Supervisors. Dick Schultz, a member of the Blackhawk…

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Chapter 1030 Gary Goyette

Chapter 1030 Holds Officer Elections

March 24, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Cumming Chapter 1030 installed a new slate of officers at its March 3 meeting. Gary Goyette returns as president, and Jim Kirley, formerly the chapter's secretary, is now vice president. Kevin Curry will continue…

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Chapter 704 Says New Memorial Is on the Way

March 23, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 704 says that construction of a proposed Vietnam veterans war memorial in the Cayuga County county city of Brutus, N.Y., is underway. The pieces of black granite set to form the…

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Chapter 1051 Donates ‘Cans With a Plan’

March 20, 2020

 Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1051 joined Disabled American (DAV) Vete­rans Auxiliary Unit No. 003 and a local homeless veterans program to fill cans with items to donate to homeless veterans in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. The cans for…

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Chapter 311 Contributes Video Vignettes to Time Capsule

March 19, 2020

More than 50 organizations including Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 311 are working on a multigenerational time capsule to share messages with future generations. Chapter members recorded video vignettes to share their thoughts with future generations.  The Veterans…

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Chapter 25 Organizing Appearance of Replica Wall

March 18, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 25 in West Palm Beach (Florida) and its foundation, Friends of Veterans, has organized a visit from The Wall That Heals with the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center and the…

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