Inside VVA Chapters

Chapter 23 President Honored at Seminole Powwow

March 17, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 23 President Stephen Bowers was honored Feb. 7 during the Seminole Tribal Fair and Pow Wow at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood (Florida). The annual celebration focuses on…

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Chapter 944 Pushes for NY State Veterans Cemetery

March 16, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 944 President Thomas Buono met with U.S. Rep. Anthony Brindisi (D-N.Y.) and veterans affairs officials Feb. 20 to discuss the possibility of bringing New York’s first state veterans cemetery to…

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Chapter 116 Helps Stage Quirky Fundraiser

March 13, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 116 of Leominster, Mass., is helping host a quirky annual fundraiser to benefit area veterans facilitated by the city’s Veterans Center.  The event places "Rocky," a mannequin, on a settee…

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Chapter 933 Joins Sweetheart Fundraiser

March 12, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 933 participated in a Clovis, Calif., fundraiser benefiting the Central Valley Veterans food pantry and Boys and Girls Club of Clovis. Clovis Veterans Memorial District hosted the fundraiser, the annual Sweetheart Dance,…

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Christmas gifts

Chapter 274 Thanks Toys for Kids Patrons

March 11, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 274 recently thanked dozens of supporters for making its Toys for Kids program a huge success. The program gives gifts to hundreds of needy children around Cheboygan County (Mich.) every…

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Chapter 96 Restores Tallahassee Tombstones

March 10, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Big Bend Chapter 96 is realigning and cleaning the tombstones of Vietnam veterans interred at Oakland Cemetery in Tallahassee, Fla., after members noticed that many of the tombstones were in "disarray" when…

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Agent Orange Airplane

Chapter 944 Lobbies to Expand Agent Orange Coverages

March 9, 2020

Members of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 944 joined elected officials Feb. 17 in Utica, N.Y., to call for additional Agent Orange health care benefits. The VA currently recognizes more than a dozen illnesses as diseases…

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Chapter 154 Stages Valentines for Veterans

March 6, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 154 helped local students and staff at Glen Peters School in Macomb, Mich., stage its sixth annual Valentines for Veterans program. Students in the township made more than 900 valentines…

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Chapter 1029 Inherits Legion Post

March 5, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America DeWitt County (Texas) Chapter 1029 received a donation of property and assets from American Legion Fritz Range Post #272 in January. The Legion post disbanded after 99 years, and members voted to donate…

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Chapter 1078 Member Featured in Gallery Show

March 4, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1078 member Joe Spencer was Artist of the Month at Rogersville, Tenn.'s Local Artists’ Gallery’s in February. An accomplished photographer, Spencer enlisted in the Army and served in Vietnam in 1965–196,…

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