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Chapter 106 Affiliate Breaks Ground on Affordable Housing

November 14, 2019

An organization formed in 1989 by the Tucson (Ariz.) Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 106, Esperanza en Escalante, broke ground on the second phase of its affordable housing project for homeless veterans and their families. The $10.5…

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Chapter 106 Receives Donation From Empower Coalition

April 4, 2019

The Empower Coalition, a nonprofit dedicated to improving lives in the greater Tucson, Ariz., area, recently awarded $140,000 in donations to local nonprofits that assist military veterans such as Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 106. Much of…

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Chapter 975 Participates in Stand Down

March 5, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Mohave County (Ariz.) Chapter 975 participated in the final Tri-State Veterans Stand Down last weekend. The Stand Down saw fewer attendees this year — a positive sign since it is held to…

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Chapter 106 Hosts 31st Nam to Sand Jam

November 8, 2018

 Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 106 hosted its 31st Nam to Sand Jam concert on Oct. 20 in Tucson, Ariz. Local musicians such as Wind Raven, Bold As Love, the Lindholm Brothers, Impromptu and Mr. Skynyrd…

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Multiple Veterans Honored in Arizona

September 27, 2018

The Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame inducted 24 new members during a ceremony held in Scottsdale in October 2017, recognizing veterans who have served honorably and continue to inspire fellow citizens with civic deeds and accomplishments.…

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Chapter 432’s Covarrubias Honored

September 21, 2018

Among the five honorees at the recent 9th Annual Arizona Higher Education Awards was James L. "Jim" Covarrubias, a VVA life member and vice president of Chapter 432 in Phoenix. Held by the Pete C. Garcia VICTORIA…

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Chapter 1043 C Byers, G Crego, B Culin

Four Chapter Members Join Arizona Hall of Fame

January 26, 2018

The Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame inducted twenty-four new members during ceremonies held in Scottsdale, Arizona October 27.  (more…)

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Chapter 1043

Chapter 1043 Holds 50th Anniversary Luncheon

April 20, 2017

Billee Culin West Valley Chapter 1043 hosted a Vietnam War 50th Anniversary Commemoration luncheon in January at the Elks Lodge in Sun City, AZ. (more…)

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Nam Jam: Three Decades On, Still a Good Day

The Beat Goes On with Chapter 106

January 11, 2017

October 8 was a brooding day in Tucson, AZ : warm and humid, the sky full of black clouds and thunder. It was the last gasp of a monsoon season that reminded at least a…

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