Inside VVA Chapters

Chapter 71 Banquet Recognizes 200 Veterans

June 6, 2019

[caption id="attachment_17275" align="alignright" width="300"] Bob Savage, Clarence Cook, Bobby Lischkge, Leo Kittle, Carroll "Jockey" Ammons and Alice Schuler accepted Quilts of Valor.[/caption] Vietnam Veterans of America Lary D. Fogle Chapter 71 recently honored more than…

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Chapter 850’s Memorial Day Ceremony Features Healy

June 5, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Kent County Chapter 850 held a Memorial Day ceremony May 27 in Dover, Del. Thomas ‘T.J." Healy II, chairman of Delaware’s Motion & Television Development Commission, keynoted the event. CEO of the…

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Chapter 53 Marches in Armed Forces Parade

June 4, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America South Bay Chapter 53 recently participated in the 60th Annual Armed Forces Day Parade in Torrance, Calif., which attracts an estimated 60,000 spectators every year. The mile-long parade stepped off on Saturday, May…

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Chapter 9 Member Calls on Veterans to Rebuild Detroit

June 3, 2019

Jack Devine, a founding member of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 9, recently called on veterans to help Detroit continue its renaissance in an Op-Ed appearing in Crain's Detroit Business. "As Detroit moves along its path for…

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Chapter 1051 Hosts Agent Orange Town Hall

May 31, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1051 held a town hall meeting in London, Ky., recently, to discuss the health problems related to Agent Orange exposure that can affect veterans and their families. Chapter President David Cowherd and…

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Chapter 582 Supports Camp Fire Victims

May 30, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America's Chico (Calif.) Chapter 582 recently held a fundraiser to support victims of last year's devastating Camp Fire in Northern California. First, on May 17, the chapter staged a "BBQ Tri-Tip Drive-Thru," selling…

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Chapter 980 Cosponsors Park Reopening

May 29, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 980 in Clyde, N.C., cosponsored a municipal park's grand reopening celebration in May. The community picnic included a free hot dog lunch, cookies, a clown, face painting and socializing. River’s…

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Chapter 969 Joins Memorial Day Ceremony

May 28, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Virginia Beach Chapter 969 joined Mayor Bobby Dyer and the Mayor’s Veterans Committee in hosting Virginia Beach, Va.'s annual Memorial Day Ceremony yesterday. The annual event is held to honor and pay…

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Chapter 647’s Benson to Lead Memorial Day Parade

May 27, 2019

Army veteran William “Bill” Benson, a longtime member of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 647, will lead the West Haven, Conn., Memorial Day parade as Grand Marshal today. The procession of veterans, dignitaries and bands will step…

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Chapter 1095 Members Take Honor Flight

May 25, 2019

Members of the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1095 in Delaware, Ohio, recently spent the day visiting the nation’s war memorials in Washington, D.C., with Honor Flight Columbus. The organization regularly flies the area's senior veterans…

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