Inside VVA Chapters

VVA Chapters 172 and 203 Working Together

Maryland and Tennessee Chapters Working Together

May 26, 2017

When Bob Cook, president of Cumberland, MD, Chapter 172, wanted to help the victims of the recent fires in Tennessee, he called Charlie Hobbs, National Membership Chair and a member of Chattanooga, TN, Chapter 203.…

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Chapter 103's annual watchfire

Chapter 103 Receives Governor’s Support for Watchfire

May 23, 2017

In mid-May, NY Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that Chapter 103 will receive unserviceable flags collected from the Office of General Services to be properly disposed as part of the chapter's Annual Memorial Day Watchfire…

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Howland Citizen of the Year Award

Howland Recognized as Citizen of the Year

May 22, 2017

Utah State Council President and one of Northern Utah Chapter 1079 founders, Marine Sergeant Dennis Howland, was recently awarded as 2017's Utah Elks Association Citizen of the Year.  (more…)

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Western Union telegram

Gold Star Families Honored by Chapter 776

May 22, 2017

Chapter 776 of Bettendorf, IA held a remembrance ceremony and luncheon with Gold Star families on Armed Forces Day at the Davenport American Legion. (more…)

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Dinner

Veterans Recognized at Annual Dinner

May 18, 2017

Over 150 veterans were honored at the 5th Annual Veterans’ Appreciation Dinner of Lawrenceburg, IN in mid-May. One of the Lary D. Fogle Chapter 71 founders, Ivan Chalk, received special recognition and was presented with…

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Chapter 1 memorial

Chapter 1 Starts Memorial Replacement

May 16, 2017

Chapter 1 of Rutland, VT have started to replace the Rutland County Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Main Street Park. (more…)

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James Dean, left, assisted Ricky Brown in etching his uncle’s name from the Tennessee Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall displayed in Cleveland, TN. PHOTO BY Joyanna Love, The Cleveland Daily Banner

Chapter 203 Educates Public on Vietnam Memorials

May 16, 2017

Chapter 203 held a community awareness event in Kimball, TN in late April.  (more…)

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Baseball field

Shannon Honored as Hometown Hero

May 15, 2017

Lary D. Fogle Chapter 71 member Walter “Ed” Shannon was honored as the Reds’ Cincinnati Bell Hometown Hero in Cincinnati, OH in early May.  (more…)

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Utah State Capitol ceremony

Vietnam Veterans honored at Utah State Capitol

May 15, 2017

VVA members in Utah gathered with the VA and the Utah Army on March 29th to hold the Vietnam Veteran Memorial Ceremony at the Utah State Capitol. (more…)

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Veteran Service Dogs

Members in Kentucky Support Police Dog

May 11, 2017

VVA members in Madison County, KY raised money along with other veterans groups in the community for a bullet-proof vest for the Sheriff’s Office's canine. (more…)

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