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Chapter 511’s Webster Receives Quilt of Valor

July 23, 2019

Ron Webster, president of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 511, was among the first recipients of a Quilt of Valor from Hen House Quilters at a June ceremony held at the Alabama Veterans Museum and…

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Geico Donates Car to Chapter 502’s Rollins

July 22, 2019

Sgt. Ken Rollins, president of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 502 in Anniston, Ala., got a helping hand from insurance giant Geico and a Biloxi, Miss., auto shop through the Recycled Rides program. Geico's program takes…

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Chapter 1067’s Perry Honored for Service

November 16, 2018

[caption id="attachment_15954" align="alignright" width="300"] Mike Rose (left) presents the award to John Perry.[/caption] Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1067 member John Perry recently accepted the Capt. Gary Michael Rose Humanitarian Award for his service to veterans. Medal…

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Chapter 1067 Hosts the Wall That Heals

November 3, 2018

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1067 is hosting an appearance of the Wall That Heals, a 3/4 replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., at John Hunt Park Fairgrounds in Huntsville, Ala., Nov.…

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Chapter 416

Chapter 416 Member Made Vietnam War Come Alive for Class

January 30, 2018

VVA Chapter 416 Vice President Ron Becker spoke to an AP literature class at Oak Mountain High School in Birmingham, Ala. about his experiences in the Vietnam War on December 7th.  (more…)

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Chapter 1067

Local News Highlights Chapter 1067 Member

April 21, 2017

Chapter 1067 life member James Wingfield of Decatur, AL was recently highlighted for his service during the Vietnam War. (more…)

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Chapter 607 to Erect Memorial at Edmund Pettus Bridge

March 17, 2017

Chapter 607 is sponsoring their 5th Vietnam Memorial, this time at the foot of the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, AL. The memorial will remember the veterans who fought in Vietnam and against segregation in…

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Chapter 373

Chapter 373’s Assistance Goes Full Circle

March 10, 2017

The U.S. Army Warrant Officer Association Chapter donated $500 to Daleville, AL, Chapter 373 to support the chapter’s efforts to help veterans and their spouses during the Christmas season. Chapter President Bobby Enfinger accepted the…

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Chapter 607 Recognizes Ill Girl and Family

March 3, 2017

Central Alabama's Chapter 607 presented Lilly Stack, a 5 year old with Alopecia Areata, and her family with a Recognition Plaque after she and her fellow Girl Scouts troop helped during the VVA's annual flag…

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How AVVA's Diane Ficke helps Vietnam veterans

AVVA Supports Veterans in Alabama

January 6, 2017

Diane Ficke's first homework assignment in school was to go home and write about the Vietnam War. All she had to do was watch it on the news. Growing up during the war, news of…

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