Inside VVA Chapters

Vietnam Memorial to be Completed October 2017 in Texas

February 25, 2016

Local VVA Chapters are not the only ones who are interested in memorializing those who fought to protect the country. In Killeen, TX, a local business owner, Sandra Skinner,  challenged the community to donate to…

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Working Together: VVA Chapters and State Councils Fulfill a Last Request

February 18, 2016

When his wife, Sheri, telephoned VVA Oregon State Council President Ron Morgan to explain that her husband’s final wish was to visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Arlington National Cemetery, Morgan knew he had to…

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Facing the Wall

February 18, 2016

The throbbing roar of fifty motorcycles announced the motorcade. Most of the riders had longish hair, beards, and mustaches. This gray brigade seemed serious, proud, and glad the trip was over. They had been in…

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Missing in Action, Not Recognition

February 18, 2016

A long line of motorcycles processed slowly through the Texas State Cemetery. Their arrival opened the ceremony on September 26 to memorialize 105 Texas Vietnam veterans listed as Missing in Action. Organized by VVA’s Austin…

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Queens Chapter 32 Recognizes Community Friendships

February 9, 2016

Queens, NY Chapter 32 has many supporters in its community, some of whom it recently recognized. Assemblyman Mike Miller and state Sen. Joe Addabbo Jr. were honored by the chapter for being friends of veterans and…

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New Castle County Chapter Donates $3,500 to Memorial Project

February 9, 2016

The New Castle Chapter 850 in New Castle, DE, recently donated $3, 500 to the Vietnam Veterans Legacy Veterans Motorcycle Club. The donation is for the VVLVMC’s project to rebuild a memorial at Fire Base…

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Chapter 805 Earns $22,000 for Bronze Battle Cross Memorial

February 9, 2016

Chapter 805 of Roseburg, OR  has big plans for Memorial Day 2017. This national holiday is their deadline for a project they’ve been hard at work to get rolling. The chapter has raised $22, 000…

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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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