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‘Christine’ Helps Fund VVA Chapter 20

October 22, 2018

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 20 in Rochester, N.Y., recently benefited from a fundraiser featuring "Christine," the demonically possessed automobile that stars in the Stephen King movie of the same name. A party held at…

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Chapter 994 Event Addresses PTSD

October 20, 2018

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 994 joined Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7339 and American Legion Post 108 in sponsoring a resolution in Franklin, N.C., focusing on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The resolution designates Oct. 27, 2018,…

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Moving Wall Heads to Mississippi

October 18, 2018

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1057 in Brandon, Miss., has partnered with the Flora Car Show to host the Traveling Wall, an 80 percent replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. An honor escort will…

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Chapter 1073 Brings Moving Wall to Tennessee

October 17, 2018

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1073 helped bring the Vietnam Veterans War Memorial Moving Wall to Walters State Community College in Morristown, Tenn., recently for a four-day appearance that drew thousands. The replica Vietnam Veterans Memorial travels…

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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 124 Dedicates Memorial

October 11, 2018

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 124 recently unveiled a 5-foot-by-4-foot black granite memorial on the grounds of the Charles George VA Medical Center in Asheville, N.C., after a one-year push to create something more permanent than visits from…

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Chapter 850 Helps Train Service Dogs for Veterans

October 11, 2018

Chapter 850 in Kent County, Del., recently held an event to raise money for the Vietnam Veterans Association's Canines Assisting Service Heroes (CASH) program, which trains service dogs to assist veterans. Co-sponsored by trainers Riedel K9 and Grass…

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Chapter 388 President Spencer Honored

October 10, 2018

VVA Chapter 388 President Tom Spencer was named September Veteran of the Month by the Nevada Department of Veteran Services (NVDS). Jim Forbus, a supporter of Honor Flight Nevada, was named Veteran Supporter of the Month. "These…

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Chapter 377 Stages Watch Fire for POW/MIA Day

October 4, 2018

VVA Finger Lakes Chapter 377 held its 28th annual Watch Fire to commemorate on National POW/MIA Recognition Day Sept. 21, 2019 at Myers Point in Lansing, N.Y. The event featured a watch fire ignited from a pile…

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Chapter 1098 Dedicates POW/MIA Plaque

October 4, 2018

Vietnam Veterans of America's Chapter 1098 held an afternoon of remembrance in September, dedicating a POW/MIA plaque at the Lake Charles, La., Veterans Park. “We will never forget those who remain unaccounted for and continue to try to…

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