Inside VVA Chapters

Chapter 371 Offers Scholarships to Local Students

February 15, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 731 in Manitowoc County, Wis., is offering up to three $1,000 scholarships to Manitowoc County high school seniors who meet its grade-point and resident qualifications. To qualify for a scholarship, applicants…

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Chapter 32 Joins Valentines for Vets Drive

February 14, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 32 in Queens, N.Y., recently participated in New York Assembly Member Mike Miller's 10th Annual Valentines for Veterans Drive. The annual charity drive collects and donates supplies to veterans living…

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Chapter 1078 Presents Honors to Retired Veterans

February 13, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1078 member Bill Robinson recently presented several residents of Sherrill Hills Retirement Community in Knoxville, Tenn., with U.S. Department of Defense Vietnam Commemoration lapel pins and certificates. Knox County Mayor Glenn…

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Proposed Kauai Chapter Seeks Founding Members

February 12, 2019

Mike Johnson, a member of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 982 in Arroyo Grande, Calif., visited the Kauai Veterans Center last week to provide information about a new VVA chapter he hopes to launch on the island. “I…

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Chapter 195’s Pawliclki Is Lightning Community Hero

February 11, 2019

The Tampa Bay Lightning NHL franchise recently honored Raymond Pawliclki, member of Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) Chapter 195 in Dade County, Fla., as a Lightning Community Hero. Pawliclki received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning…

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Chapter 1073 Packs Duffels for Homeless Vets

February 8, 2019

In December, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1073 in Morristown, Tenn., assembled homemade duffel bags with toiletries for homeless veterans at the Mountain Home Veterans Administration Medical Center in Johnson City. The hand-sewn bags —…

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Chapter 1044 Holds Soup-and-Sandwich Socials

February 7, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1044 in Biddeford, Maine, has been holding Soup and Sandwich Saturdays since September. Featuring homemade food, the weekly socials have been increasing interest in chapter participation. Chapter membership has grown by almost…

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Chapter 1062 Advocates for Improved Veterans Services

February 6, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1062 plans to appear at a meeting of the Ruidoso (N.M) Village Council on Feb. 12 to call attention to the area's lack of services, attention and appreciation directed to veterans.…

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Venue Holds Concert Benefiting Chapter 37

February 5, 2019

The Bakery, a music venue in Charleston, W. Va., recently held a benefit for Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 37. The first annual edition of the benefit featured music from Makenna Hope, Ducain, The High Incident…

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Local Police Replace Chapter 154’s Generator

February 4, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 154 accepted a new generator from the Clinton Township (Mich.) police, replacing the one stolen with the chapter's pickup truck and trailer on Christmas Day. Unionized police and command officers chipped in on…

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