Inside VVA Chapters

Chapter 172 Provides Color Guard at 9/11 Remembrance

September 22, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 172 provided a color guard at a ceremony held by Woodmenlife Chapter 6, Cumberland and the Little Orleans (Md.) Volunteer Fire Department, in remembrance of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Woodmenlife dedicated a new…

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Chapter 073 Escorts Michigan Memorial to Holly Township

September 21, 2019

Bill Ricketts and Fred Troost of Holland (Mich.) Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 073 transported the Michigan Vietnam Veteran Traveling Memorial to Holly Township for display Sept. 6, escorted by a group of approximately 20 motorcyclists…

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Chapter 682 Honors Urquhart With MIA Street Sign

September 20, 2019

The Peters (Pa.) Township Council voted to honor a U.S. Army officer listed as missing in action with an honorary street sign, thanks to the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 682 MIA Memorial Street Sign Project.…

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American Flag

Chapter 1073 Donates Flags to Local School

September 19, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) Chapter 1073 donated American flags to the Washburn School, a K–12 facility in Washburn, Tenn., earlier this month. Students at the school recently began saying the Pledge of Allegiance at the…

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Chapter 974 Joins Burger Challenge Fundraiser

September 18, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 974 raffled off a “Pool Of Fun” basket to support the teams participating in an annual 6-lb. Burger Challenge sponsored by Denny’s Beer Barrel Pub in Clearfield, Pa. The challenge was…

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Gift Card

Chapter 227 Gives Back-to-School Gift Cards

September 13, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 227 in Northern Virginia donated gift cards totaling more than $4,800 in August to help veterans and children of veterans in the Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) program with back-to-school…

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Chapter 1140 Elects First Officers, Board

September 12, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1140 in Franklin, Tenn., recently received certification from VVA state and national bodies and named its first five-member board of directors and slate of officers in August. "We needed 25 members…

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Veteran Service Dogs

Chapter 850 Joins CASH Fundraiser

September 11, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Kent County Chapter 850 recently participated in a fundraiser to benefit Grass Roots Rescue and the Canines Assisting Service Heroes (CASH) program, which trains service dogs for veterans. The 3rd Annual Grass Roots Rescue…

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Chapter 203 Honors Woodruff, Holds Chair Ceremony

September 10, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 203 honored its chaplain, George Woodruff, on Aug. 19. Air Force Airman First Class Woodruff served in Vietnam during 1970-1971, and was presented with an Achievement Medal. The chapter also performed…

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Chapter 299 Names Scholarship Winners

September 9, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Quad Cities Chapter 299 in Moline, Ill., named the recipients of its scholarship program last month. They are: Arron Kristof (Black Hawk College), Micah Douglas (Black Hawk College), and William A. Schultz (St. Ambrose University).…

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