Inside VVA Chapters

Chapter 243 Loans Museum a Huey for Memorial Day

May 21, 2019

[caption id="attachment_9256" align="alignright" width="276"] American Flag[/caption] Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 243 will put an iconic Bell UH-1 Iroquois "Huey" helicopter on display at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City the…

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Chapter 103 to Retire New York’s Worn Flags at Watchfire

May 19, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 103 will assist New Yorkers in disposing of worn and tattered American flags at a Memorial Day Watchfire event to be held Sunday, May 26 at the New York State Fairgrounds…

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Chapter 1012’s Kasper Receives Commendation

May 18, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Heart of Texas Chapter 1012 President Henry Kasper and Sgt. Jerry Guinn, a Vietnam Air Force veteran, recently received a Congressional Veteran Commendations from U.S. Rep. Bill Flores (R) in Waco, alongside…

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Chapter 805 Supports Funeral Ceremonies

May 17, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 805 supported ceremonies transferring the cremains of 28 unclaimed and forgotten veterans to proper burial facilities this week. The transfers were the result of a two-year search by Carol Hunt,…

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Chapter 1105 Assists With Easter Food Donation

May 16, 2019

Members of Vietnam Veterans of America's Sussex County (Del.) Chapter 1105 joined church and community volunteers April 16 to prepare boxes of food for families in need. Continuing a 25-year tradition, Mountaire Farms Inc. packed 2,500…

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Chapter 1046 Participates in Beach Parade

May 15, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1046 participated in Jacksonville Beach, Fla.'s annual Beach Parade on April 28. Now in its 73rd year, the Beach Parade celebrates the opening of the area's beaches; hundreds of people lined…

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Chapter 565 Joins Native American Powwow

May 12, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 565 provided a color guard at the 6th Annual PowWow on Manatawny Creek in in Pottstown, Pa. The PowWow celebrates Native American culture with dance, music, food and more. Emcee Barry Lee…

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Chapter 654 Hosts Recognition Day

May 11, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Jon Panarese Chapter 654 in Jacksonville, N.C, hosted a Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day Ceremony on April 27. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune assisted with a color guard and firing detail. The…

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Chapter 96 Visits Local Veterans’ Graves

May 10, 2019

On April 14, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 96 in Tallahassee, Fla., visited the graves of four are soldiers who died in Vietnam: Willie Brown, Joseph Harris, Johnnie Stephens and Marvin Zion Brock in Bainbridge, Georgia. "The first one…

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Chapter 1091 Awards Gibbs Lifetime Membership

May 9, 2019

[caption id="attachment_17122" align="alignright" width="300"] Chapter Vice President Gerry Barrons, Bill Gibbs, and Sergeant at Arms Jack Hyle.[/caption] Vietnam Veterans of America Ocean City (Md.) Chapter 1091 awarded Bill Gibbs, owner of The Dough Roller restaurants, an…

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