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Chapter 103 to Retire New York’s Worn Flags at Watchfire

May 19, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 103 will assist New Yorkers in disposing of worn and tattered American flags at a Memorial Day Watchfire event to be held Sunday, May 26 at the New York State Fairgrounds…

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Chapter 1012’s Kasper Receives Commendation

May 18, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Heart of Texas Chapter 1012 President Henry Kasper and Sgt. Jerry Guinn, a Vietnam Air Force veteran, recently received a Congressional Veteran Commendations from U.S. Rep. Bill Flores (R) in Waco, alongside…

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Chapter 805 Supports Funeral Ceremonies

May 17, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 805 supported ceremonies transferring the cremains of 28 unclaimed and forgotten veterans to proper burial facilities this week. The transfers were the result of a two-year search by Carol Hunt,…

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Chapter 1105 Assists With Easter Food Donation

May 16, 2019

Members of Vietnam Veterans of America's Sussex County (Del.) Chapter 1105 joined church and community volunteers April 16 to prepare boxes of food for families in need. Continuing a 25-year tradition, Mountaire Farms Inc. packed 2,500…

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Chapter 1046 Participates in Beach Parade

May 15, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1046 participated in Jacksonville Beach, Fla.'s annual Beach Parade on April 28. Now in its 73rd year, the Beach Parade celebrates the opening of the area's beaches; hundreds of people lined…

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Chapter 96 Visits Local Veterans’ Graves

May 10, 2019

On April 14, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 96 in Tallahassee, Fla., visited the graves of four are soldiers who died in Vietnam: Willie Brown, Joseph Harris, Johnnie Stephens and Marvin Zion Brock in Bainbridge, Georgia. "The first one…

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Chapter 1091 Awards Gibbs Lifetime Membership

May 9, 2019

[caption id="attachment_17122" align="alignright" width="300"] Chapter Vice President Gerry Barrons, Bill Gibbs, and Sergeant at Arms Jack Hyle.[/caption] Vietnam Veterans of America Ocean City (Md.) Chapter 1091 awarded Bill Gibbs, owner of The Dough Roller restaurants, an…

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Chapter 278 Chuckwagon Fundraiser Nets $10K

May 8, 2019

A fundraiser held by Texarkana's Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 278 likley netted more than $10,000 to help disabled and needy veterans in the area. Held March 30 at the Four States Fairgrounds, the second annual…

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More Than 180 Veterans Attend Chapter 961 Event

May 3, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Southern Utah Chapter 961 held a National Vietnam War Veterans Day ceremony March 29, commemorating the day when the last U.S. troops were evacuated from the Vietnam. More than 180 veterans attended the…

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Chapter 751 Observes Vietnam Veterans Day

May 2, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 751 hosted a National Vietnam War Veterans Day commemoration March 29 in Lawton, Okla. Following proclamations on behalf of the state and city from State Rep. Daniel Pae (R-Lawton) and…

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