Programs

Congress heard your voices on September 11, supporting The Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act

September 18, 2017

 Vietnam Veterans of America Legislative Update September 18, 2017   Thank you for contacting your Member of Congress in support of passage of H.R. 299 and S.422, The Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of…

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Grace Moore. Photo courtesy, Kimberly Paynter, WHYY

Combat Nurses In Pennsylvania Recount Vietnam Experiences

September 15, 2017

It’s been more than 40 years since the Vietnam War ended. But for the combat nurses who served there, the details remain as sharp in their minds as the needles they used to help patients…

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Korea-Vietnam Memorial in Texarkana, TX

Chapter 278 Honors All 85,900 POW/MIAs

September 13, 2017

In early September, Texarkana Area Chapter 278 held a 2-day POW/MIA vigil at the Korea-Vietnam Memorial in Texarkana, TX honoring all of America’s 85,900 unaccounted for military service members.  (more…)

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Michigan Vietnam POW/MIA Memorial

Chapter 154 Prepares POW/MIA Vigil

September 13, 2017

Chapter 154’s honor guard will stand watch for a 24-hour vigil at the POW/MIA memorial at Resurrection Cemetery in Clinton Township, MI.  (more…)

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Chapter 910

Chapter 910 Serves Deceased Homeless Veterans

August 31, 2017

Chapter 910 supports a program in Corpus Christi, TX ensuring that “no veteran who goes through a funeral service goes alone.”  (more…)

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Len Ignatowski, Vice President of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 227 presents ninety-one $ 50 gift cards to local Veteran Administration case workers for back-to-school needs of homeless veteran children. Left to Right: Miracle Hallman, Ky'Neihe King, Leonard Ignatowski, Vice President VVA Chapter 227, Janell Scott, Yolanda Peay. Photo by Gary Strange, Veterans Administration.

Chapter 227 Helps Children of Local Homeless Veterans

August 17, 2017

Chapter 227 of Northern Virginia, fulfilled its founding principle of “Never Again Shall One Generation of Veterans Abandon Another” by donating ninety-one $50 gift credit cards to children of veterans who are in the Veterans…

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West Virginia State Council Salsa Social

WV State Council Fundraises with Salsa

August 7, 2017

West Virginia State Council sponsored a Salsa Social fundraiser in May near the national office in Silver Spring, MD.  (more…)

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Increasing Numbers Lead to Greater VA Focus

July 27, 2017

The VA's motto, “to care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan” seems very dated to women veterans.  (more…)

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Injured soldier

Chapter 1120 Runs Benefits Classes

July 21, 2017

Since 2012, when it began, some 140 veterans have graduated from a program that teaches veterans how to file compensation and pension claims run by Unified Incarcerated Veterans Organization Chapter 1120 at Deerfield Correctional Center…

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Apartment complex

Chapter 789 Donates Home Goods for Homeless Apartments

July 6, 2017

Liberty Chapter 789 donated kitchen items and other things for homeless veterans in Hinesville, GA.  (more…)

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