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The presentations covered somber issues such as coping with death while alone, to less serious issues such as their sometimes-embarrassing nicknames. (L-r) Joe Peck, Fred Elliot, Ron Trovato and Kenny Allocco. Provided photo

Chapter 20 Vets Welcomed Home by High School Students

May 2, 2016

The veterans from Chapter 20 in Rochester, NY have been volunteering their stories with the juniors of Churchville-Chili High School for seven years. It is an on-going tradition that was begun upon the invitation of…

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New Local Chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America Receives Charter

April 25, 2016

Chapter 1116 of the Vietnam Veterans of America officially came into existence Monday evening. Serving Burke County and the surrounding area, the chapter held a special chartering ceremony at Timberwoods restaurant to commemorate the occasion,…

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President of the Martinsburg Chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America, Mossie Wright, is pleased with the accomplishments of the local group in the four years since inception. Here, he displays a special medal used to honor veterans and others who’ve helped move the organization forward.

Agent Orange Town Hall Meeting Planned by Martinsburg Chapter

April 25, 2016

The Martinsburg Chapter 1074  of the Vietnam Veterans of America is four years old, and has accomplished a lot since its local inception - especially when it comes to helping veterans navigate the system in…

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Chapter 1062 Members Serve Fellow Veterans

April 6, 2016

Doug Sabo and Bruce Ellis of Chapter 1062 of Lincoln County have found a way to serve fellow retired veterans. Sabo and Ellis have chosen to embody the VVA motto, “Never again will one generation…

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Chapter 1048 Helps Florida Classroom Understand the Vietnam War

April 5, 2016

Seven members of the Daytona Beach Chapter 1048 helped teacher Chase Tramont tell the story of sacrifice made by nearly 58, 000 Americans in the Vietnam War. At Spruce Creek High School in Port Orange,…

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Quad Cities Chapter 299 Honors Fallen Veterans

March 31, 2016

The Quad Cities Chapter 299 joined in many others throughout the United States in honoring Vietnam Veterans just days before the National Vietnam Veterans Day. Nearly 150 people attended the service Chapter 299 put on…

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Members of Chapter 1048 Recognized

March 29, 2016

Vietnam Veterans of America Daytona Beach Chapter 1048 members Director Robert Bendlin (USN) (l), Vice President Rod Phillips (USArmyAirborne) and Chapter 1048 AVVA President George Reagan (USAF) (r) received the President’s Volunteer Service Award in…

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Chapter 310 and Chapter 528 Reach Out

March 22, 2016

Members of Washtenaw County, Michigan, Chapter 310 and Plymouth-Canton, Michigan, Chapter 528 , along with several other local veterans groups, paid a Christmas cheering visit to patients at the Ann Arbor VA Medical Center December…

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Chapter 196 Joins the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance

March 22, 2016

In Lynchburg, Stanley E. Taylor Chapter 196 , along with several other local veterans groups, agreed to join the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance, formerly known as the Chamber of Commerce. By doing so, chapter members…

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Chapter 1054 Restores the Pride

March 17, 2016

Five years ago a handful of Vietnam veterans got together and decided it was time to organize a local chapter. A goal of 35 members was set to meet the minimum required by VVA. Some…

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