Inside VVA Chapters

Chapter 528 Celebrates Veterans Day

November 17, 2018

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 528 President John Spencer cohosted a Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 11 at Veterans Memorial Park in downtown Plymouth, Mich., alongside local American Legion and VFW posts. "Veterans Day commemorates the courage and…

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Chapter 278 Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Memorial

November 17, 2018

More than 20 members of the Vietnam Veterans of America Texarkana Area Chapter 278 commemorated the 30th anniversary of the dedication of the city's Korea-Vietnam Memorial on Nov. 12. "About 28 of us worked on it, and…

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Chapter 1067’s Perry Honored for Service

November 16, 2018

[caption id="attachment_15954" align="alignright" width="300"] Mike Rose (left) presents the award to John Perry.[/caption] Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1067 member John Perry recently accepted the Capt. Gary Michael Rose Humanitarian Award for his service to veterans. Medal…

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Chapter 970 Member Is Georgia Veteran of the Year

November 15, 2018

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 970 member Albert Andrew Day was named Georgia's 2018 Veteran of the Year at Dawson County's 14th annual Veterans Day ceremony and luncheon. Sgt. Day served in the 3rd infantry, 4th battalion Delta Co.,…

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Chapter 227 Donates to Homeless Center

November 15, 2018

[caption id="attachment_15938" align="alignright" width="300"] Doris Paul, volunteer manager for the Lamb Center, accepts a donation of personal care items from Leonard Ignatowski, Chapter 227 vice president.[/caption] Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 227, the Dean K.…

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Chapter 542 Hosts Documentary Showing

November 9, 2018

[caption id="attachment_15872" align="alignright" width="300"] John Travers, upper right, was an all-state basketball player before he was a war hero.[/caption] Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 542 and the Central Pennsylvania Roundtable recently hosted a viewing of the Vietnam…

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Chapter 106 Hosts 31st Nam to Sand Jam

November 8, 2018

 Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 106 hosted its 31st Nam to Sand Jam concert on Oct. 20 in Tucson, Ariz. Local musicians such as Wind Raven, Bold As Love, the Lindholm Brothers, Impromptu and Mr. Skynyrd…

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Chapter 267’s Scandland Named Veteran of the Year

November 7, 2018

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 267 member Dennis Scanland has been named Dearborn, Mich.'s 2018 Veteran of the Year of year. Scanland will accept the award at the city’s annual Veterans Day ceremony, to be held at 11…

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Chapter 203 Participates in Hat Ceremony

November 6, 2018

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 203 recently presented the colors at a POW/MIA Hat Ceremony held in the Lookout Valley neighborhood of Chattanooga, Tenn. A salute to veterans on was held Nov. 1 at the Lookout Valley…

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Six VVA Chapters Assist in Florida Hurricane Relief

November 5, 2018

Florida Vietnam Veterans of America chapters recently joined to provide relief to the Florida Panhandle, which was struck by Hurricane Michael in October. Big Bend Chapter 96 in Tallahassee received a 15-foot box truck full of…

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