Inside VVA Chapters

Chapter 944 Honors Gold Star Mothers

October 20, 2019

The Vietnam Veterans of America Utica Chapter 944 hosted a wreath-laying ceremony in honor of National Gold Star Mothers’ Day on Sept. 29 at the Gold Star Mothers’ Monument in Utica, N.Y. The short ceremony featured the…

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Chapter 1051 Observes POW/MIA Day

October 19, 2019

In honor of National POW/MIA Recognition Day, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1051 President David Cowherd read the names of each of 14 Kentuckians who fought in Vietnam and did not return at a ceremony…

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Chapter 1131 Dedicates New Memorial

October 18, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1131 observed National POW/MIA Recognition Day on Sept. 20 by unveiling a new memorial in honor of the Vietnam veterans of Louisiana at the Alexandria VA Medical Center. Dozens of veterans gathered…

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Nevada Veterans Services Names Dickinson Veteran of the Month

October 17, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Sierra Nevada Chapter 989's Linda Dickinson was named September's Veteran of the Month by the Nevada Department of Veterans Services (NVDS) in recognition of her service to fellow veterans. Dickinson served in the…

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Chapter 364 Joins POW/MIA Remembrance

October 16, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 364 joined dozens of local citizens in honoring POW/MIAs from Cambria County, Pa., on Sept. 20, National POW/MIA recognition Day. The service shows that there are members of the community standing behind…

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Chapter 131 Holds POW/MIA Vigil

October 14, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 131 and the Berks County (Pa.) Forget-Me-Nots sponsored a candlelight vigil in observance of National POW-MIA Recognition Day Sept. 20. About 200 people attended the event, held at the Berks County Vietnam…

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Chapter 32’s Daughtry Recognized

October 13, 2019

Michael Daughtry of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 32 was recently honored by the Glendale (N.Y.) Kiwanis and Assemblyman Mike Miller (D-Woodhaven) at an annual Veterans Breakfast in Ozone Park. Eight veterans from the legislative…

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Chapter 154 Holds Annual POW/MIA Vigil

October 12, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 154 conducted its annual 24-hour vigil at Resurrection Cemetery in Clinton Township (Michigan) starting at 2 p.m. on National POW/MIA Recognition Day, Sept. 20. The vigil called attention to the…

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Chapter 32 Joins 9/11 Vigil

October 11, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 32 participated in a candlelight vigil in Queens, N.Y.,  to remember the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001. The night featured readings of poems and remembrances, patriotic music and a reading of…

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Chapter 12 Helps Special Needs Kids Fish

October 10, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 12's Play HOOK-e members volunteered to support special needs children aged 6 to 16 at the third annual Wish’n to go Fish’n Outdoor Fun Day at Lake Julianna in Millstone…

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