Minority Affairs

Jerry Yamamoto, Chair

Minority Affairs Committee Update March/April 2016

March 17, 2016

The Minority Affairs Committee has twelve Convention Resolutions it actively supports. These resolutions recognize the contributions of Vietnam veterans who are ethnic minorities from all areas of the world. The committee appreciates their decision to participate in…

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The Partnership Between VVA and the Seminole Tribe of Florida

October 12, 2015

About three years ago, VVA’s Florida State Council undertook an effort to help the veterans of the Seminole Tribe of Florida and their families. These veterans have fought in every war in which Americans have…

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VVA Delegates from Chapter 23

VVA Passes AIVMI Resolution

October 9, 2015

In July, 756 VVA Chapter delegates representing 75, 363 members passed a resolution supporting the American Indian Veterans Memorial, Inc. (AIVMI) in their efforts to raise money for the new ‘Education Center at the Wall’…

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Remembering Pat Toro

April 21, 2015

The Minority Affairs Committee wishes to express our sincere condolences to the family of our dear friend and fellow committee member, Pat Toro. We are devastated and shocked by the sudden death of Pat, a…

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VVA National Board of Directors Passes Motion In Support of Statehood for Puerto Rico

April 21, 2015

VVA Puerto Rico State Council President Jorge Pedroza (left), with Dr. Ricardo Rossello and VVA National President John Rowan (right) The citizens of Puerto Rico have voted for statehood in the plebiscite mandated by Congress.…

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