Inside VVA Chapters

Business Donates to Chapter 1088

January 2, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1088 in Yulee, Fla., recently received $500 from local realtor Palm III Realty Inc. As part of a program launched in 2013, agents made a $25 donation for each house they sold during…

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Chapter 1073 Gives to Homeless Veterans

January 1, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1073 in Morristown, Tenn., presented a $2,500 check to Morristown-Hamblen Central Services last month to give gift baskets to area Vietnam veterans. Several chapter members have experienced homelessness themselves, and…

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Chapter 862 Holds Christmas Vigil

December 31, 2018

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 862 conducted a 24-hour vigil honoring veterans killed in the Vietnam War starting at 1 p.m. Christmas Eve at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Beaver, Pa. Aluminum mementos commissioned from the Wendell…

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Chapter 388 Nominee Accepts Veteran of the Month

December 29, 2018

Tom Spencer, president of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 388 in Carson City, Nevada, nominated Richard "Dick" Whiston to be December's Veteran of the Month. Whiston, a Korean War veteran, accepted the honor Dec. 19…

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Chapter 1048’s Rosa, Rose Join Fla. Hall of Fame

December 28, 2018

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1048 members Joe Rosa and David Rose were inducted into the Florida Veterans Hall of Fame on Dec. 4, 2018. The Veterans Hall of Fame recognizes military veterans who have made significant…

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Chapter 154’s Moving Wall Stolen, Recovered

December 27, 2018

A pickup truck and trailer containing the Michigan Vietnam Veteran Traveling Memorial — both of which belong to Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 154 — were stolen over the Christmas holiday. "We shut down for the weekend and this…

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Chapter 358 Holds Wreaths Across America Event

December 27, 2018

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 358 and members of the Gaffney-Oglesby Marine Corps League Detachment 1328 recently performed color guard duties at the 10th anniversary Wreaths Across America event at Fort Bayard National Cemetery in New…

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Chapter 388 Donates to Veterans Resource Center

December 26, 2018

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 388 recently made a $4,000 donation to the Veterans Resource Center (VRC) at Western Nevada College (WNC) in Carson City. The VRC's focus is to help veterans and their families access…

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Chapter 1030 Names Two Veterans of the Year

December 22, 2018

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1030 in Cumming, Ga., announced it will honor two members, Tom Kirby and Steve Masak, as Veteran of the Year. Kirby served in Vietnam 1967–1968 as a Navy Corpsman in Cam…

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Chapter 623 Participates in Wreaths Across America

December 21, 2018

Vietnam Veterans of America Tri-State Chapter 623 helped place wreaths at Veterans Park in Matamoras, Pa., on Dec. 15 — one of more than 1,100 Wreaths Across America observances held nationwide to honor those who have served. Wreaths…

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