Inside VVA Chapters

Greater Hartford Chapter 120 Members Visit School

February 2, 2016

Greater Hartford, Connecticut, Chapter 120 member Bob Venti recently spoke to students at Achievement First Hartford High School, a college prep public charter school, about his Vietnam War experiences. The school visit included speaking to…

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Newly Formed Chapter 1107

February 1, 2016

Welcome home to newly formed Chapter 1107 in Mooresville, North Carolina . Joe Sparacio, the founding president, led the effort to form the chapter. Sparacio had been part of a weekly veterans’ gathering at Richard’s…

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Family Day Barbecue picnic

February 1, 2016

On the last weekend in August, Queens, New York, Chapter 32 hosted its twentieth annual Family Day Barbecue Picnic for the residents of the New York State Veterans Nursing Home and the St. Albans Domiciliary and…

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Chapter 1022 Selected For Annual Donation

January 15, 2016

On the first Monday of each month, Chapter 1022 of the VVA meets in Rockingham, NC at the Rockingham Veterans of Foreign Wars home. This particular chapter is known in its community as being helpful and quick to…

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Chapter 939 Awards $500 Scholarships to Area Students

November 6, 2015

Chapter 939 of Hays, KS recently awarded four $500 scholarships to area students.  For the past seven years,  the chapter has offered scholarships to high school students residing in a county with a paying VVA chapter member.  To…

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Chapter 732 Helps the Homeless

November 6, 2015

Members of Chapter 89 in Lima gathered outside the Fraternal Order of Eagles parking lot on Robb Avenue for a mission: helping the area homeless by providing sleeping bags. Their job was to unroll the…

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Chapter 1065 Raise Money for Local Veterans Charities

November 6, 2015

Incarcerated Chapter 1065 at the Soledad, California, Correctional Facility (more…)

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Chapter 195 Becomes Partner in DoD’s Vietnam War Commemoration

November 6, 2015

Zephyrhills, Florida, Correctional Institution Pathfinders Chapter 195 recently became the first incarcerated veterans organization (more…)

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Chapter 227 Dedicates POW/MIA Honor Chair

October 21, 2015

In honor of POW/MIA Recognition Day on Sept. 18, VVA Chapter 227 in Arlington, VA, the Washington Nationals and Hussey Seating Company dedicated an honor chair for prisoners of war and those missing in action…

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Chapter 900 Helps Create Memorial

October 6, 2015

Eight veterans stood in a line Friday morning as rain drops rolled over black marble stone at what will be Akron’s only Vietnam memorial. (more…)

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