Inside VVA Chapters

Phillips, Loving Join Florida’s Veterans Hall of Fame

September 8, 2018

VVA life members Rod Phillips of New Smyrna Beach and Francis “Len” Loving of Jacksonville were among the 20 veterans inducted on Nov. 27, 2017, in a ceremony at the Governor’s Mansion. Phillips served in…

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Buckeye State’s Coloring Book in Third Printing

September 7, 2018

The Ohio Veterans Foundation, an offshoot of VVA’s Buckeye State Council, has sold more than 12,000 copies of a 24-page children's coloring book, raising about $14,000. Buyers include other VVA chapters and the state’s County Veteran Services…

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Chapter 858 Lays Wreaths at ‘The Punchbowl’

September 7, 2018

Members of Chapter 858 in Oahu, Hawaii, participate in every ceremony held at the majestic National Cemetery of the Pacific, known as “The Punchbowl.” Commemorations are held each Memorial Day, Veterans Day, Anzac Day, WWII [Battleship] Arizona…

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Chapter 227 Donates Back-to-School Gift Cards

September 6, 2018

VVA Chapter 227, the Dean K. Phillips Memorial Chapter of Northern Virginia in Arlington, recently donated 60 gift cards to children of veterans in the Veterans Administration Supportive Housing (VASH) program. Each worth $75, the…

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Chapter 780 Welcomes Medal of Honor Recipient

September 5, 2018

On Aug. 13, 2018, VVA Chapter 780 in Charleston, S.C., hosted Medal of Honor recipient Marine Maj. Gen. (Ret.) James E. Livingston, who gave a presentation on the Vietnam War Battle of Dai Do, where…

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Chapter 689 Veteran Freed From Prison Post

September 4, 2018

Tommy Joyner has given up his post as president of VVA Chapter 689 inside the Louisiana State Penitentiary, having been freed from prison after serving more than 30 years for killing a drug dealer in…

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Veterans Rememberance Ceremony held in Georgetown

April 26, 2018

A memorial event was held in Georgetown March 29 to commemorate the lives lost in the Vietnam War. This date was officially declared National Vietnam Veterans Day and United States Holiday, originally set forth by…

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Chapter 351 of Appleton shares life stories with Eau Claire students

April 26, 2018

Recent reporting from WQOW News 18, Vietnam veterans are sharing their lives with Eau Claire students by telling war stories. The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 351 of Appleton came to Chippewa Valley Technical College Tuesday and brought along…

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VVA Chapter 850 members receive Kent County Medal!

April 20, 2018

An Unexpected Tribute DOVER, Del. -- At their annual Vietnam Veterans Day memorial ceremony at the Kent County Memorial Park in Dover, Delaware, on March 31, three members of Kent County VVA Chapter 850 received an…

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Vietnam veteran Warner Cox received replacement medals through the assistance of VVA Chapter 634 and U.S. Rep. Johnson

Chapter 634 Arranged for Replacement of Veteran’s Stolen Medals

January 31, 2018

VVA Chapter 634 assisted a Vietnam veteran in receiving replacement medals in Jackson, Ohio.  (more…)

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