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Chapter 982 Volunteers at Annual Barbecue

January 1, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Central Coast Chapter 982 provided a color guard at a Veterans Day barbecue in Santa Maria (Calif.) Nov. 11. Now in its 19th year, the annual event is organized by local attorney…

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Chapter 446 Joins Pasadena Veterans Day Event

December 31, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 446 participated in a Veterans Day ceremony in Pasadena (Calif.) last month. Held at City Hall, the event featured speeches, music and a flyover by a “Condor Squadron” of World War…

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Chapter 218 Joins Santa Barbara Veterans Day Parade

December 23, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 218 participated in the 2019 Santa Barbara (Calif.) Veterans Day Parade on Nov. 9. Sponsored by Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation (PCVF), the parade featured WWII vehicles, heroes from all branches…

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Chapter 355 Joins Veterans Day Event

December 3, 2019

The “Lost Patrol” of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 355 presented colors during a Veterans Day event held at the Bella Vida Senior Center in Santa Clarita, Calif., Nov. 8. A flag was raised and a wreath…

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Chapter 355 Joins Memorial Day Tribute

June 17, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 355 posted flags at the annual Santa Clarita (Calif.) Memorial Day Tribute on May 27. Sponsored by Santa Clarita Valley (SCV) Veterans Memorial Committee and Eternal Valley Memorial Park and Mortuary,…

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Chapter 53 Marches in Armed Forces Parade

June 4, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America South Bay Chapter 53 recently participated in the 60th Annual Armed Forces Day Parade in Torrance, Calif., which attracts an estimated 60,000 spectators every year. The mile-long parade stepped off on Saturday, May…

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Chapter 582 Supports Camp Fire Victims

May 30, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America's Chico (Calif.) Chapter 582 recently held a fundraiser to support victims of last year's devastating Camp Fire in Northern California. First, on May 17, the chapter staged a "BBQ Tri-Tip Drive-Thru," selling…

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Chapter 47 Welcomes Veterans Home

April 9, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Inland Empire Chapter 47 in Indio, Calif., organized a Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day on March 30 at Riverside National Cemetery. Recognizing all veterans, the morning event featured speeches, patriotic music and a…

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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 223 Sends Care Packages to Troops

January 28, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 223 in Santa Rosa, Calif., assembled hundreds of care packages for troops serving overseas Jan. 24, aided by volunteers from local scout troops, St. John the Baptist Catholic School and…

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