Inside VVA Chapters

Chapter 982 Helps Sponsor 2,030 Wreaths

February 18, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 982, Boy Scout Troop 450 and Airmen Against Drunk Driving  sponsored the placement of wreaths at Arroyo Grande (Calif.) Cemetery District’s 2,030 veteran graves Dec. 14 as part of National Wreaths Across…

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Masak Is Chapter 1030’s Member of the Year

February 17, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Cumming (Ga.) Chapter 1030 named Steve Masak its 2019 Member of the Year in December. Masak served two tours in Vietnam with an attack helicopter unit, earning the Distinguished Flying Cross and…

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Chapter 970 Gives Gift Bags to Veterans

February 13, 2020

Volunteers from Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 970 joined members of the Georgia Mountain Chapter Military Officers Association of America, the Tralitha Chapter of the Daughters of the Revolution and American Legion Post 239 to assemble…

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Chapter 843 Raising Money to Host Moving Wall

January 29, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 843 is raising funds to bring the Moving Wall to Brattleboro, Vt., in September. A replica of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C., the Moving Wall is 265 feet long and…

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Wreaths at The Wall

Chapter 1095 To Hold Wreath-Laying Event

November 22, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1095 plans to hold a Wreaths Across America event on Saturday, Dec. 14 at Oak Grove Cemetery in Delaware, Ohio. The public is invited to attend. The goal is to place a…

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Chapter 71’s Ullrich Wins Award

November 21, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 71 member Nick Ullrich took home a Heart of Gold Award last month at a donor appreciation event held by the Dearborn (Ind.) Community Foundation in October. DCF honored five community volunteers…

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Chapter 172 Celebrates Veterans Day

November 20, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 172 performed a POW/MIA ceremony at Veterans Day event held at the Rocky Gap (Md.) Veterans Cemetery on Nov. 11. American Legion Post 13 joined VVA to present the colors, and the Mountain Ridge…

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Chapter 809 Hosts PTSD/Suicide Town Hall

November 17, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Salina (Kan.) Chapter 809 hosted a PTSD/Suicide Town Hall on Oct. 23. The two-hour event featured speakers Thomas C. Hall, Ph.D., VVA's director of PTSD and substance abuse, and Maureen Elias, an Army veteran and…

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Quilt

Chapter 349 Members Recognized With Quilts of Valor

November 16, 2019

Members of the Vietnam Veterans of America Valley Forge (Pa.) Chapter 349 Honor Guard were presented with 12 Quilts of Valor by the Homemakers Country Quilters of Collegeville on Oct. 11. More than 200,000 quilts have…

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Chapter 678 Raises Memorial Banners in Stroudsburg

November 15, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Pocono Chapter 678 installed pictorial banners honoring area veterans in downtown Stroudsburg, Pa. More than 90 banners are avialable in Courthouse Square for sponsorship, with the chapter picking up the tab for…

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