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Agent Orange

Chapter 1078 Holds Agent Orange Town Hall

July 22, 2016

Knoxville, Tennessee, Chapter 1078 sponsored an Agent Orange town hall meeting on May 9 at the Washington Pike United Methodist Church in Knoxville. About a hundred Vietnam veterans and family members attended. “There are just…

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Chapter 938 Joins Local Partners

July 18, 2016

Bitterroot Valley Chapter 938 in Hamilton, Montana, recently became an official member of the local group Commemorative Partners, which honors Vietnam veterans. On May 4, chapter member Jim Hamilton presented the group with a flag,…

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Tennessee Memorial Wall Displayed by Chapter 203

July 15, 2016

The Tennessee Memorial Wall, created and owned by Chattanooga Chapter 203, went on display for a week in early April at the Hamilton Place Mall in Chattanooga. The event was put together by the Chattanooga-Hamilton…

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Challenge coins

Veterans of Chapter 227 Receive Challenge Coins and Lapel Pins

July 15, 2016

On March 29 Dean K. Phillips Memorial Chapter 227 in Northern Virginia members Bill Shugarts (a volunteer guide at The Wall), Bob Clark, Don Northcutt, and John Burch represented the chapter at the Department of…

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Elmira, New York

Chapter 803 Preserves Historic Building for Museum

July 15, 2016

Elmira, New York, Chapter 803 recently received the 2016 Elmira Historic Preservation Award from the city’s historic preservation group, Historic Elmira. The award honored the chapter for adaptively reusing a historic building and creating its…

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Chapter 392 Helps Veterans Get Health Care

July 12, 2016

Portland, Oregon, Chapter 392 is part of a new local veterans group coalition, the American Military Veterans Outreach Organization. Led by Iraq War veteran Tina Kennedy, the group provides outreach to veterans who are not…

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Bill Robinson Chapter VVA

Chapter 1078 Changes Name

July 11, 2016

The local Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter took on a new look when members voted to adopt the name of one of its members to be the official name of the chapter.  To honor the…

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Chapter 227’s Minuteman Alert Prevents Veteran Eviction

June 14, 2016

The Minuteman Alert from the Dean K. Phillips Memorial Chapter 227 in Arlington, VA was successfully used to prevent a military veteran who sustained injuries in Iraq service as a State Department employee from being…

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Military Golf

Chapter 196 Helps Disabled Vets with Their Golf Swing

June 13, 2016

Chapter 196 in Lynchburg, VA has teamed up with Hill City’s American Legion and the local chapter of the Military Order of the Purple Heart to hold golf clinics for disabled veterans in central Virginia.…

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Chapter 1048 Banner

Meet the Vietnam Veterans Event in Florida

June 2, 2016

Rod Phillips, 1st Vice President of Daytona Beach, Florida, Chapter 1048 and Second Vice President of the Florida State Council, took part in a Meet the Vietnam Veterans event at the Ormond Beach Library in…

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