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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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Chapter 391

Chapter 391 Supports Memorial Dedication

August 9, 2017

Frank Smart, a Board member and the founder of Chapter 391 in Sonora County, CA, gave the keynote speech in May at the dedication of a marble memorial bench dedicated to local service members who…

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Chapter 391

Chapter 391 Receives Wheelchair Donation

June 30, 2017

A group of local business owners and community leaders recently donated $13,000 to pay for an Action Track Chair from the Outward Bound Project for donation to the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 391.  (more…)

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Chapter 47 Member Honored as MOH recipient

June 16, 2017

Steve Mackey, the president of Riverside, CA, Inland Empire Chapter 47, recently attended the annual Stater Bros. Charities Heroes Challenge Awards Banquet at the Riverside Convention Center, which honors Medal of Honor recipients and local…

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SouthBayChapter 53

Chapter 53 Members Recognized

June 12, 2017

Kyle Orlemann, an AVVA member of South Bay Chapter 53 in Torrance, CA, recently was appointed to the City of Hawthorne’s Veterans Affairs Commission, where she serves as Vice Chair.  (more…)

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Chapter 53 in Service to Community

April 6, 2017

South Bay Chapter 53 in Torrance, CA, supported a wide range of veteran-friendly and other community nonprofits in 2016. The list includes Gold Star Manor in Long Beach, The Moving Wall, Habitat for Humanity, JROTC…

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Chapter 1065

Chapter 1065 Participates in Charity Relay

February 6, 2017

Chapter 1065 recently participated in a community service activity, 'Relay for Life: Fighting Cancer from Within' at the Correctional Training Facility in Soledad, CA . Members of the chapter presented the colors resulting in an…

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Chapter 933 Awards Scholarship

January 3, 2017

Fresno, California, Chapter 933 recently presented its annual $500 scholarship award to Harry Khattavong, who came to this country with his family from Laos. The young man served for three years in the U.S. Army…

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Thanksgiving meal

Chapters 446 and 756 Honor Fallen Iraq and Afghanistan Soldiers

December 23, 2016

Members of San Gabriel Valley, CA, Chapter 446 and Long Beach, CA, Chapter 756 took part in a luncheon on September 25 honoring the families of five local service members killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.…

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Chapter 982 Contributes to Success of Stand Down Event

November 21, 2016

The 2016 Santa Barbara County Veteran's Stand Down in Santa Maria, CA received support from Chapter 982 for its fifth annual event supporting veterans. Chapter 982 supported the event by distributing hot meals to over…

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