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POW/MIA Affairs Committee Update January/February 2019

February 21, 2019

BY GRANT COATES, CHAIR According to the Defense Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Accounting Agency (DPAA), 1,592 remain missing from the Vietnam War. The Vietnamese Government transferred three sets of remains believed to be those…

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POW/MIA Affairs Committee Update November/December 2018

December 21, 2018

BY GRANT COATES, CHAIR Since April the Defense Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Agency (DPAA) has announced identifications of U.S. personnel missing from the Vietnam War listed below: Name Branch Incident Country Lt. Cmdr. Larry…

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Chapter 542 Hosts Documentary Showing

November 9, 2018

[caption id="attachment_15872" align="alignright" width="300"] John Travers, upper right, was an all-state basketball player before he was a war hero.[/caption] Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 542 and the Central Pennsylvania Roundtable recently hosted a viewing of the Vietnam…

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Chapter 437 Holds POW/MIA Remembrance

October 12, 2018

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 437 in Oshkosh, Wis., celebrated Annual POW/MIA Recognition Day last month with a ceremony featuring guest speaker Kevin Hermening, the youngest American to be held as a prisoner of war at the…

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Chapter 949 President Speaks for POW/MIA Day

September 21, 2018

Ron Wrobelewski, president of Vietnam Veterans of America’s Tri-State Chapter 949, spoke at a National POW and MIA Recognition Day ceremony in Gallipolis, Ohio, today. POW and MIA Recognition Day is observed annually on the…

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Recovery Team Three

September 1, 2018

Personnel from DPAA deploy to Laos and search for unaccounted-for service members from the Vietnam War.

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POW/MIA Affairs Committee Update January/February 2018

February 28, 2018

BY GRANT COATES, CHAIR According to the Defense Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Accounting Agency (DPAA), as of December 26, there were 1,602 still missing from the Vietnam War. There has been no public announcement…

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POW/MIA Affairs Committee Update November/December 2017

January 5, 2018

According to the Defense Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Accounting Agency (DPAA), as of October 17 there were 1,602 still missing from the Vietnam War.  (more…)

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Chapter 858

Chapter 858 Continues to Remember the Fallen

December 28, 2017

Members of Oahu, Hawaii, Chapter 858 make it a point to attend and participate in ceremonies held throughout the year at the National Cemetery of the Pacific, commonly known as The Punchbowl.  (more…)

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Chapter 135

Chapter 135 Remembers Fallen Heroes

November 7, 2017

Youngstown Chapter 135 held their annual Laying of the Roses ceremony in Youngstown, OH.  (more…)

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