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InSIDE CHAPTERS 286 & 681

New York VVA Chapters Donate to Memorial for Security Cameras

February 4, 2016

VVA Chapter 681 recently made donations to a local veteran memorial in honor of Vietnam veteran Francis “Frank” Daniel Zuhlke, who died October 2015. Zuhlke was a life member of Chapter 681, and this donation was…

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VVA South Bay Chapter 53 Donates to Homeless Veterans Standdown

February 4, 2016

U. S. Veterans Initiative Los Angeles hosted its 2nd Annual Homeless Veterans Standdown at the end of last year. Los Angeles has consistently held the highest numbers of homeless veterans in the United States. The…

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VVA Members Restore Veteran Cemetery

February 3, 2016

BY BOB HOPKINS They’re a rare breed—go-getters who focus on a challenge and let nothing stop them. The late Mickey Emery of James Michael Ray Memorial Chapter 818 in Rhode Island and Dennis Beauregard, the…

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The Wall

Replicas Rise in California, Utah and New Jersey

February 3, 2016

BY JAKE SCHUESSLER The 241-foot wall at the Dinuba Memorial Building in Central California, an exact replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., displays the names of more than 58, 000 men and…

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Treasure Valley Chapter Submits Official Proposal for Veteran Memorial Construction

February 2, 2016

The Treasure Valley Chapter of Boise, ID has been formulating plans for a monument to be placed in the city’s Veterans Memorial Park. The chapter has been hoping for years to see the city install…

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Lancaster County Chapter Visits With High School History Class

February 2, 2016

Members of the Chapter 1008 that is stationed in Lancaster County, PA provided a living history for students in Manheim, PA. Freshmen at Manheim Central High School were studying the Vietnam War in an American…

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INSIDE CHAPTER 470

The Faces of Agent Orange

February 2, 2016

“The Faces of Agent Orange” is a nationwide VVA effort to help people see those who were affected by Agent Orange in Vietnam. After the United States established that Agent Orange could be linked as…

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Chapter 824 Helps Host PTSD Event for Veterans

February 2, 2016

VVA Chapter 824 , along with the Tennessee State Council VVA, recently held a town hall meeting entitled "Victory Over PTSD." This event was hosted for veterans of any conflict, area first responders, affected family…

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Businesses Recognized for Support of Chapter 1004

February 2, 2016

Two area businesses in Tennessee were given plaques of recognition by Chapter 1004 of the VVA for their outstanding support of veterans. Managers of both Big Lots and Walmart allowed the chapter to host events…

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Fresno Chapter 933 Does Community Service

February 2, 2016

Fresno, California, Chapter 933 continues its regularly scheduled voluntary clean-up detail at the Lakeside Shelter in Fresno’s Woodward Park. Lakeside is one of six large shelters in the 300-acre city park, each of which has…

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