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Wreaths at The Wall

Chapter 1095 To Hold Wreath-Laying Event

November 22, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1095 plans to hold a Wreaths Across America event on Saturday, Dec. 14 at Oak Grove Cemetery in Delaware, Ohio. The public is invited to attend. The goal is to place a…

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Chapter 71’s Ullrich Wins Award

November 21, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 71 member Nick Ullrich took home a Heart of Gold Award last month at a donor appreciation event held by the Dearborn (Ind.) Community Foundation in October. DCF honored five community volunteers…

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Chapter 172 Celebrates Veterans Day

November 20, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 172 performed a POW/MIA ceremony at Veterans Day event held at the Rocky Gap (Md.) Veterans Cemetery on Nov. 11. American Legion Post 13 joined VVA to present the colors, and the Mountain Ridge…

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Chapter 809 Hosts PTSD/Suicide Town Hall

November 17, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Salina (Kan.) Chapter 809 hosted a PTSD/Suicide Town Hall on Oct. 23. The two-hour event featured speakers Thomas C. Hall, Ph.D., VVA's director of PTSD and substance abuse, and Maureen Elias, an Army veteran and…

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Chapter 349 Members Recognized With Quilts of Valor

November 16, 2019

Members of the Vietnam Veterans of America Valley Forge (Pa.) Chapter 349 Honor Guard were presented with 12 Quilts of Valor by the Homemakers Country Quilters of Collegeville on Oct. 11. More than 200,000 quilts have…

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Chapter 678 Raises Memorial Banners in Stroudsburg

November 15, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Pocono Chapter 678 installed pictorial banners honoring area veterans in downtown Stroudsburg, Pa. More than 90 banners are avialable in Courthouse Square for sponsorship, with the chapter picking up the tab for…

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Chapter 106 Affiliate Breaks Ground on Affordable Housing

November 14, 2019

An organization formed in 1989 by the Tucson (Ariz.) Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 106, Esperanza en Escalante, broke ground on the second phase of its affordable housing project for homeless veterans and their families. The $10.5…

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Chapter 850 Issues Commemorative Coin

November 13, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Kent County Chapter 850 has issued a commemorative coin to mark the 10th anniversary of the Kent County Veterans Memorial Park in Dover, Del. Designed by chapter members Ken Bodine and Woody…

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Chapter 704 Raises Funds for Memorial

November 12, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 704 held a fundraising dinner to benefit the installation of a Vietnam War memorial in Cayuga County (New York) Oct. 12. The Thanksgiving-style menu included roast turkey, mashed potatoes with…

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Chapter 96 Aids Cross-Country Tractor Trip

November 11, 2019

A Florida man is driving a tractor cross-country to spread awareness of veteran's issues, and recently stopped in for a fundraiser at "The Hooch" in Tallahassee, the headquarters of Vietnam Veterans of America Big Bend…

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