Inside VVA Chapters

Chapter 227 Helps Homeless Veterans, Children

August 26, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Northern Virginia Chapter 227 contributed gift cards to help veterans and children of veterans in the VA Supportive Housing (VASH) Program with back-to-school needs last week. It was the ninth year in…

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Chapter 207’s Bus Vandalized

August 24, 2019

A bus belonging to Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 207 was vandalized earlier this month in Westport, Mass. Local police are offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons who…

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Chapter 1048 Wins Membership Growth Award

August 23, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1048 in Yulee, Fla., received the Vietnam Veterans of America Membership Growth Award for the 51-100-member group during the association's 19th National Convention in Spokane, Wash., last month. Chapter 1088…

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Former Chapter 77 President Speaks Out About PTSD

August 22, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 77's Patrick Welch recently spoke to Buffalo, N.Y.'s Spectrum News about mental health and PTSD. He is among the estimate 30 percent of Vietnam veterans to suffer from post-traumatic stress…

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Chapter 1059 President Wins E-News Award

August 21, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Col. William G. Byrns Chapter 1059 President David Treffinger accepted the association's State Council E-Newspaper of the Year Award last month at the VVA National Convention in Spokane, Wash. Treffinger edits the Florida…

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Chapter 131 Cheers Lebron Appointment

August 20, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 131 is cheering the appointment of Ken Lebron as the new Berks County (Penn.) director of veterans affairs. "Everybody knows him and trusts him. He's one of us," chapter President…

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Chapter 850 Receives Donation From June Jam

August 17, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Kent County Chapter 850 recently received a donation from the promoter of a local music festival to aid its Canines Assisting Service Heroes (CASH) program, which trains service dogs to assist…

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Chapter 803 Seeks Wreaths Across America Donations

August 16, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 803 has joined five other organizations in seeking to decorate every veteran's grave Woodlawn National Cemetery in Elmira, N.Y., with wreaths at Christmastime. Local Wreaths Across America organizers have fallen…

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Chapter 1015 Color Guard Holds Flag Ceremony

August 15, 2019

The Color Guard of Vietnam Veterans of America Plateau Chapter 1015 conducted a flag-folding ceremony on July 24 for residents of the Good Samaritan Society in Fairfield Glade, Tenn., July 24.  After residents listened to a selection…

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Candle Light Vigil

Chapter 278 to Hold 32nd POW/MIA Vigil

August 14, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 278 will hold its 32nd annual POW/MIA Vigil Sept. 20–21 at the Korea-Vietnam Memorial in downtown Texarkana, Ark. The vigil will start at 5:15 p.m. on Sept. 20 as part…

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