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Chapter 1078 Presents Honors to Retired Veterans

February 13, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1078 member Bill Robinson recently presented several residents of Sherrill Hills Retirement Community in Knoxville, Tenn., with U.S. Department of Defense Vietnam Commemoration lapel pins and certificates. Knox County Mayor Glenn…

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Chapter 1078 Wreath

Knoxville Mayor and Chapter 1078 Team Up to Lay Wreaths

November 17, 2017

Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett is collaborating with VVA Captain Bill Robinson Chapter 1078 to launch Wreaths Across America in Knoxville, Tenn.  (more…)

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Chapter 1078 Escorts The Mobile Wall

October 16, 2017

Chapter 1078 organized a motorcycle escort and exhibition for “The Wall That Heals” in Knoxville, TN.  (more…)

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Chapter 1078 Wall

Chapter 1078 Prepares to Display Wall

July 13, 2017

“The Wall That Heals” will be presented by the Capt. Bill Robinson Chapter 1078 in October at the Berry Lynnhurst Funeral Home Knoxville, TN.  (more…)

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Chapter 1078 Revisited Vietnam

April 17, 2017

The Captain Bill Robinson Chapter 1078 of Knoxville, TN organized a trip to Vietnam in late January. Twenty-four Vietnam War veterans took part in the trip, along with local news anchor John Becker. Why the…

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Sevierville, TN

Chapter 1078 Replaces Wildfire Victim’s Purple Heart

January 27, 2017

Friday was an emotional day in Sevierville, TN for Jim Cogdill, a disabled Vietnam veteran. The motto of the Vietnam Veterans of America is “never again will one generation of vets abandon another.” Jim Cogdill,…

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Burchett receives honor from veterans, Photo: Paul Efird/News Sentinel

Chapter 1078 Honors Mayor in Tennessee

December 23, 2016

Veterans recognized Knox County (TN) Mayor Tim Burchett for his service on Thursday. The Vietnam Veterans of America Bill Robinson Chapter 1078 nominated Burchett for an honorary life membership to the national Vietnam Veterans of…

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Chapter 1078 Welcomes Home Young Veterans

November 3, 2016

In Knoxville, TN , Chapter 1078 held a Tribute to Modern War Veterans August 6 to recognize, honor, and welcome home local younger veterans. An emotional high point was when Sgt. Danny Gordon, just one…

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Agent Orange

Chapter 1078 Holds Agent Orange Town Hall

July 22, 2016

Knoxville, Tennessee, Chapter 1078 sponsored an Agent Orange town hall meeting on May 9 at the Washington Pike United Methodist Church in Knoxville. About a hundred Vietnam veterans and family members attended. “There are just…

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Chapter 1078 Changes Name

July 11, 2016

The local Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter took on a new look when members voted to adopt the name of one of its members to be the official name of the chapter.  To honor the…

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