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Chapter 32’s Daughtry Recognized

October 13, 2019

Michael Daughtry of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 32 was recently honored by the Glendale (N.Y.) Kiwanis and Assemblyman Mike Miller (D-Woodhaven) at an annual Veterans Breakfast in Ozone Park. Eight veterans from the legislative…

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Chapter 154 Holds Annual POW/MIA Vigil

October 12, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 154 conducted its annual 24-hour vigil at Resurrection Cemetery in Clinton Township (Michigan) starting at 2 p.m. on National POW/MIA Recognition Day, Sept. 20. The vigil called attention to the…

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Chapter 32 Joins 9/11 Vigil

October 11, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 32 participated in a candlelight vigil in Queens, N.Y.,  to remember the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001. The night featured readings of poems and remembrances, patriotic music and a reading of…

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Chapter 12 Helps Special Needs Kids Fish

October 10, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 12's Play HOOK-e members volunteered to support special needs children aged 6 to 16 at the third annual Wish’n to go Fish’n Outdoor Fun Day at Lake Julianna in Millstone…

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Chapter 682 Dedicates Memorial Street Sign

October 9, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 682 will place a street sign honoring Capt. Paul Urquhart, who was listed missing in action after his helicopter was shot down in 1971, as part of its MIA Memorial Street…

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Marines landing at Da Nang beach in 1965 (U.S. Marine Corps)

Chapter 172 Joins Cumberland Festival

October 5, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 172 recently joined the Cumberland (Md.) Goes to War Festival by planning a “Good Evening Vietnam” concert. The Allegany County Historical Society recently revived the event — long a tribute to WWII…

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Chapter 221 Joins Celebration of Freedom

October 4, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 221 helped more than 600 students and veterans tour the American Veterans Traveling Tribute Vietnam Wall Sept. 6 in conjunction with its appearance at the first annual Celebration of Freedom Festival in Portage, Wis. The…

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Chapter 249 Joins All-Veterans Picnic

October 3, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 249 joined the Bay Village (Ohio) Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9693 and Bay Village American Legion Post 385 to hold Westlake, Ohio's third annual All Veterans Picnic on Aug. 24. More…

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The Wall That Heals Visits Nassau County

October 2, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 82 placed a wreath in front of The Wall That Heals during the opening ceremonies of its Nassau County (N.Y.) appearance on Aug. 29. The American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary,…

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Chapter 731 Hosts the Wall That Heals

September 30, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Manitowoc County (Wis.) Chapter 731 presented The Wall That Heals in cooperation with local businesses and individual sponsors from Sept. 12–15. A motorcycle escort accompanied the three-quarters replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall to…

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