Inside VVA Chapters

Library

Chapter 41 Assists with Veteran’s Project at Library

September 29, 2016

Central New Hampshire Chapter 41 is working closely with the Southern New Hampshire Library Collaborative’s project on Vietnam veterans called “Community Stories: Soldiers Home and Away” in Bow, NW . Nine libraries and one regional…

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POW/MIA Ribbon

Chapter 910 Pauses to Remember the POW/MIA

September 27, 2016

Chapter 910 and Corpus Christi Mayor's Committee for Veterans Affairs held a recent POW-MIA Day Ceremony in Sherrill Park in Corpus Christi, TX . The guest speaker was Gilbert Garcia, the brother of Army Staff…

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POW/MIA Flag

Somber POW/MIA Service with Chapter 1052

September 27, 2016

For the past five years on POW/MIA Recognition day, Chapter 1052 , of Independence, LA has held a special memorial service. The occasion brings together a variety of veterans who served in various wars, as…

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Jail

Chapter 11 Aids in Creating Jail Dorm for Veterans

September 22, 2016

For 18 years members of Suffolk County Chapter 11 have visited inmates of the Suffolk County Correctional Facility in Yaphank, NY . Their interactions prompted them to create Veterans Re-entry Program. One part of the…

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Candle Light Vigil

POW/MIA Monument Unveiled by Chapter 154

September 20, 2016

Chapter 154 held a POW/MIA dedication ceremony and monument unveiling in Clinton Township, MI featuring the names of 49 Michiganders. The occasion was observed in a local cemetery where a monument was revealed that bears…

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POW/MIA Wood Flag

POW/MIA Chair Installed in Norristown

September 20, 2016

Chapter 349 and the local chapter of the Disabled American Veterans in Norristown, PA dedicated a POW/MIA ‘honor chair’ to Montgomery County. Members of both veteran organizations participated in a POW/MIA Day ceremony at the…

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Welcome to Clarksville, TN

State Council Sponsors Welcome Home Parade in Tennessee

September 16, 2016

The Tennessee State Council of Vietnam Veterans of America sponsored a Welcome Home Parade in Clarksville, TN . The parade honored Vietnam veterans, as well as veterans who served in any branch of the US…

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Utah in the US

Utah to Reveal Vietnam Veterans Monument

September 8, 2016

A new memorial dedicated to 400 men and women of Utah that died in combat during the Vietnam War will be erected in September in Washington City. Southern Utah Chapter 961 will lead the ceremony.…

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Gibson County, TN

A New Chapter Will Sprout Up in Tennessee

September 2, 2016

Vietnam veterans interested in forming a new VVA chapter recently gathered in Trenton, TN . The veterans say some of the programs they hope to implement include scholarships, financial relief for veterans, holding town halls…

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Corrections Salute

Long Island Veterans Mentor Incarcerated Veterans

August 31, 2016

A Long Island, NY chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 11 , is working with the Suffolk County Courts to help veterans on the wrong side of the law readjust to civilian life…

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