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Chapter 1059 President Wins E-News Award

August 21, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Col. William G. Byrns Chapter 1059 President David Treffinger accepted the association's State Council E-Newspaper of the Year Award last month at the VVA National Convention in Spokane, Wash. Treffinger edits the Florida…

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Chapter 1059’s Newman Joins Fla. Veterans Hall of Fame

December 5, 2018

Gary Newman, a past president of the Vietnam Veterans of America William G. Byrns Chapter 1059 in Clay County, Florida, was inducted into the Florida Veterans’ Hall of Fame on Dec. 4 at the State Capitol in…

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Gary Newman (left) presents Ed Shook the VVA Incarcerated Member of the Year award.

Incarcerated Chapter 1080 Awarded with VVA National Honors

December 4, 2017

Chapters 1080 and 1059 held a Veterans Day Ceremony and awards presentation on Nov. 6 at Union Correctional Institution (UCI) in Raiford, Florida.  (more…)

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TAPS Monument. Photo by Dan Sanchez.

Chapter 1059 Unveiled TAPS Monument

November 3, 2017

Clay County Chapter 1059, in partnership with private sector organizations and volunteers, in early October, dedicated the TAPS Monument during a ceremony at the old Clay County Courthouse in Green Cove Springs, FL.  (more…)

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Camp Blanding Joint Training Center

Members of Chapter 1059 Appreciated on Veterans Day

November 17, 2016

Camp Blanding Joint Training Center in Starke, FL commemorated Vietnam veterans with a special Veterans Day program. The ceremony, with a spotlight especially on Vietnam veterans, was accented by a speech from Clay County, FL…

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