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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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Chapter 223 Gives to Healdsburg SOS

December 18, 2018

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 223 in Santa Rosa, California, will again help coordinate Sonoma County's annual giving tradition, Healdsburg S.O.S. (Support Our Soldiers) in January. Healdsburg S.O.S. assembles and sends care packages to overseas military troops…

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Chapter 582 Donates Housing to Camp Fire Victims

December 14, 2018

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 582 in Butte County, Calif., is asking for donations to help construct yurts for area veterans and others displaced by the deadly Camp Fire. Representatives of local veterans organizations including local chapters…

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Chapter 756 Celebrates 20 Years

September 10, 2018

  Long Beach Chapter 756 recently marked its 20th anniversary with a dinner at the Spaghetti Factory, with 43 of its 154 active members in attendance. Before the chapter received its charter in 1997, the nearest…

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Chapter 933

Chapter 933 Presented Special Event on Vietnam War

December 15, 2017

Members of Fresno, California, VVA Chapter 933 helped plan “Vietnam Live: A Bridge to Understanding,” which took place September 17 in Clovis, California.  (more…)

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