Inside VVA Chapters

Daytona Beach Chapter Holds Ceremony Honoring Veterans

February 9, 2016

Nearly 9 million Americans were honored by their community for their service during the Vietnam War. Residents and veterans in the Southeast Volusia area in Florida gathered in the New Smyrna Beach High School auditorium…

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Veterans of Chapter 1078 Return to Vietnam

February 9, 2016

Knoxville Tennessee Chapter 1078 is a tight knit group that meets regularly and volunteers often. Many of the members find a strong bond built on their Vietnam commonalities. Nearly 20 people, mostly VVA members and…

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Member of Chapter 451 Featured in Documentary

February 9, 2016

Dennis "Doc" Noah, an active VVA member of Baltimore Chapter 451 , is one of many Vietnam veterans to be featured in an upcoming documentary made by Maryland Public Television. The two-part project by MPT…

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Photo of homeless feet

Williamsburg Chapter 957 Gives Back to Community

February 4, 2016

Mid-County Park in Virginia is mainly known for its unique space “Kidsburg” that children frequently adventure in. However, not far from the play area is the permanent dedicated space for a memorial in honor of…

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U.S. Navy Veteran Given Mobility by VVA Chapter

February 4, 2016

VVA Branson Chapter 913 partnered with College of the Ozarks to provide the gift of mobility to U.S. Navy veteran, Nathan Beard. The all-terrain chair that Beard was presented with will aid him during his…

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Chapter 157 Donates Life-Preserving K-9 Vest

February 4, 2016

VVA Chapter 157 recently ordered a life-preserving vest for Onyx, the city of Alliance's police K-9. This is the second time the VVA has donated a garment like this to the department's K-9 program, the first…

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New York VVA Chapters Donate to Memorial for Security Cameras

February 4, 2016

VVA Chapter 681 recently made donations to a local veteran memorial in honor of Vietnam veteran Francis “Frank” Daniel Zuhlke, who died October 2015. Zuhlke was a life member of Chapter 681, and this donation was…

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VVA South Bay Chapter 53 Donates to Homeless Veterans Standdown

February 4, 2016

U. S. Veterans Initiative Los Angeles hosted its 2nd Annual Homeless Veterans Standdown at the end of last year. Los Angeles has consistently held the highest numbers of homeless veterans in the United States. The…

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VVA Members Restore Veteran Cemetery

February 3, 2016

BY BOB HOPKINS They’re a rare breed—go-getters who focus on a challenge and let nothing stop them. The late Mickey Emery of James Michael Ray Memorial Chapter 818 in Rhode Island and Dennis Beauregard, the…

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The Wall

Replicas Rise in California, Utah and New Jersey

February 3, 2016

BY JAKE SCHUESSLER The 241-foot wall at the Dinuba Memorial Building in Central California, an exact replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., displays the names of more than 58, 000 men and…

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