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Chapter 278 to Hold Second ‘Chuckwagon’ Fundraiser

February 22, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 278 will hold the second annual Wagons for Veterans fundraiser on March 30. Centered around a "chuckwagon"-style banquet with foods cooked in cast-iron pots over open fires, the fundraiser will benefit local…

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Chapter 17 Reports Recurring Thefts of Donations

February 21, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 17 reports its headquarters location in Las Vegas has been hit repeatedly by burglars, who have stolen clothing, wheelchairs and other donations intended for needy veterans. “They’ve taken scooters. Electric scooters. They’ve…

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Chapter 278 Takes First Prize in Chili Cookout

February 20, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 278 took first place among civic contestants in the 20th annual Texarkana (Texas) Area Veterans Council Chili Cook-Off fundraiser on Feb. 15. The event attracted more than 450 people to sample various…

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Chapter 1024 Members Join Tet Parade

February 19, 2019

Members of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1024 participated in the nation's biggest Tet parade, held Feb. 9 in the Little Saigon neighborhood of Westminster, Calif. The seventh annual lunar new year celebration was organized by the…

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Chapter 1078 Presents Honors to Retired Veterans

February 13, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1078 member Bill Robinson recently presented several residents of Sherrill Hills Retirement Community in Knoxville, Tenn., with U.S. Department of Defense Vietnam Commemoration lapel pins and certificates. Knox County Mayor Glenn…

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Proposed Kauai Chapter Seeks Founding Members

February 12, 2019

Mike Johnson, a member of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 982 in Arroyo Grande, Calif., visited the Kauai Veterans Center last week to provide information about a new VVA chapter he hopes to launch on the island. “I…

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Chapter 195’s Pawliclki Is Lightning Community Hero

February 11, 2019

The Tampa Bay Lightning NHL franchise recently honored Raymond Pawliclki, member of Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) Chapter 195 in Dade County, Fla., as a Lightning Community Hero. Pawliclki received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning…

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Chapter 1073 Packs Duffels for Homeless Vets

February 8, 2019

In December, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1073 in Morristown, Tenn., assembled homemade duffel bags with toiletries for homeless veterans at the Mountain Home Veterans Administration Medical Center in Johnson City. The hand-sewn bags —…

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Chapter 1044 Holds Soup-and-Sandwich Socials

February 7, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1044 in Biddeford, Maine, has been holding Soup and Sandwich Saturdays since September. Featuring homemade food, the weekly socials have been increasing interest in chapter participation. Chapter membership has grown by almost…

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Chapter 1062 Advocates for Improved Veterans Services

February 6, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1062 plans to appear at a meeting of the Ruidoso (N.M) Village Council on Feb. 12 to call attention to the area's lack of services, attention and appreciation directed to veterans.…

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