Inside VVA Chapters

Chapter 803 Spearheads Wreath Cleanup

January 25, 2019

Members of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 803 spearheaded cleanup of the more than 4,300 wreaths placed at Woodlawn National Cemetery in Elmira, N.Y., during the holidays as part of the annual Wreaths Across America observance. The…

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Chapter 1 Seeks New Home for Sculpture

January 24, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1 in Rutland, Vt., is seeking a new home for a marble bust of a soldier. The bust is a piece of a sculpture started in the 1980s by Vietnam…

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Chapter 1015 Donates to Transitional Home

January 23, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Cumberland Plateau (Tenn.) Chapter 1015 recently raised and donated $2,815 to the Bread of Life Rescue Mission for use in rehabbing a transitional house for homeless veterans. Bread of Life has worked with…

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Chapter 224 Helps Plan Pearly Gates Ride

January 22, 2019

The annual Pearly Gates Veterans Ride (PGVR) will be held July 13, 2019, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 224 announced with its partners, the Desert Veterans of Wisconsin and Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association of Wisconsin.…

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Chapter 899 Pays Its Respects

January 21, 2019

More than 1,000 people including members of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 899 paid their respects to Peter Turnpu last week, after the 77-year-old Vietnam veteran died alone in his Waterford, N.J., home last month.…

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Chapter 879 Advocates Moving Spokane Memorial

January 19, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 879 in Spokane, Wash., has come out in favor of a proposal seeking to relocate the Inland Northwest Vietnam Veterans Memorial from Riverfront Park to the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena. The move…

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Chapter 1002 to Serve as Grand Marshals of St. Patrick’s Day Parade

January 18, 2019

Members of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1002 will serve as grand marshals of the the 16th annual Sussex County St. Patrick's Day Parade on March 16 in Newton, N.J., honoring the whole chapter rather than a single…

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Trailer Stolen From Chapter 1053

January 17, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1053 had a trailer containing thousands of dollars worth of tools and equipment stolen from a lot in New Johnsonville, Tenn., before dawn on Wednesday, Jan. 16. According to video surveillance, the…

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Chapter 1051 to Host Agent Orange Town Hall

January 16, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1051 will host a town hall meeting on Agent Orange in Bardstown, Ky., on Jan 25 for Vietnam veterans and their families. The group has held Agent Orange meetings in Elizabethtown,…

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Chapter 1066 Raises Funds for Hall of Fame

January 12, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1066 in is selling Kentucky Veteran Hall of Fame signs to cities and businesses to support the annual Kentucky Veterans Hall of Fame ceremony. By purchasing a sign for $100, the…

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