Inside VVA Chapters

Chapter 96 Plans POW Bracelet Memorial

July 29, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Big Bend Chapter 96 is planning to erect a 7-foot replica of the stainless steel POW  bracelet worn by more than 5 million people starting in the 1970s. Pending collection of an…

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Chapter 850 Honors BBQ Business

July 27, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Kent County (Del.) Chapter 850 honored the crew of the local outlet of Mission BBQ for their ongoing contributions to veterans' causes ahead of the start of the Dover Fourth of July parade.…

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Chapter 236 Leads Wall That Heals Ceremony

July 26, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 236 of Janesville, Wis., led a ceremony in West Dundee, Ill., introducing The Wall That Heals for viewing on Independence Day. The mobile, three-quarter-sized replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial attracted hundreds of…

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Chapter 96 Holds Reading of Declaration of Independence

July 25, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Big Bend Chapter 96 hosted its fifth annual reading of the Declaration of Independence, featuring a Benjamin Franklin re-enactor in period costume. Dozens gathered for the July 4 celebration, held in front…

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Chapter 511’s Webster Receives Quilt of Valor

July 23, 2019

Ron Webster, president of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 511, was among the first recipients of a Quilt of Valor from Hen House Quilters at a June ceremony held at the Alabama Veterans Museum and…

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Geico Donates Car to Chapter 502’s Rollins

July 22, 2019

Sgt. Ken Rollins, president of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 502 in Anniston, Ala., got a helping hand from insurance giant Geico and a Biloxi, Miss., auto shop through the Recycled Rides program. Geico's program takes…

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Chapter 1118 Hosts Independence Day Tribute

July 21, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Greater Metro Atlanta Chapter 1118 invited the city of Atlanta, government workers, families and friends of all veterans to an Independence Day Tribute on July 2. Entitled “My America,” the ceremony featured…

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Chapter 991 Announces Raffle Winners

July 20, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 991 in Palestine, Texas, completed its Spring Fundraising Drive in June, announcing the winners of a raffle sponsored by Buffalo Sporting Goods. Renee Jones took home the top prize, a Henry Big Boy…

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Chapter 1129 Plans Memorial Park

July 19, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1129 met recently to advance plans for a new Cheatham County (Tenn.) Veterans Memorial Park. The park will honor Cheatham County natives who served in all U.S. conflicts, and “Salute their service,…

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Chapter 922 Sponsors Veterans Appreciation Day

July 18, 2019

Veterans organizations teamed last month to host the sixth annual Baytown (Texas) Area Veterans Appreciation Day. Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 922 joined VFW Post 912, American Legion Post 323 and Disabled American Veterans Chapter 126…

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