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Candle Light Vigil

Chapter 278 to Hold 32nd POW/MIA Vigil

August 14, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 278 will hold its 32nd annual POW/MIA Vigil Sept. 20–21 at the Korea-Vietnam Memorial in downtown Texarkana, Ark. The vigil will start at 5:15 p.m. on Sept. 20 as part…

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Chapter 278 Helps Veteran Who Lost House to Fire

July 3, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 278 in Texarkana, Ark., recently presented Vietnam veteran Wendell Murry with a $2,000 check to tide him over after his home was destroyed by fire over Memorial Day weekend. "That’s to get…

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Chapter 278 to Hold Second ‘Chuckwagon’ Fundraiser

February 22, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 278 will hold the second annual Wagons for Veterans fundraiser on March 30. Centered around a "chuckwagon"-style banquet with foods cooked in cast-iron pots over open fires, the fundraiser will benefit local…

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Chapter 278 Takes First Prize in Chili Cookoff

February 20, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 278 took first place among civic contestants in the 20th annual Texarkana (Texas) Area Veterans Council Chili Cook-Off fundraiser on Feb. 15. The event attracted more than 450 people to sample various…

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Chapter 278 Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Memorial

November 17, 2018

More than 20 members of the Vietnam Veterans of America Texarkana Area Chapter 278 commemorated the 30th anniversary of the dedication of the city's Korea-Vietnam Memorial on Nov. 12. "About 28 of us worked on it, and…

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POW/MIA Wood Flag

Chapter 278 Holds Vigil to Honor POW/MIAs

October 3, 2018

VVA's Texarkana Area Chapter 278 held its 31st Annual POW-MIA Vigil last month at Texarkana's Korea-Vietnam Memorial. The vigil started on Friday, Sept. 21, National POW-MIA Recognition Day, and ended Saturday evening with a candlelight service. A Ride…

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Korea-Vietnam Memorial in Texarkana, TX

Chapter 278 Honors All 85,900 POW/MIAs

September 13, 2017

In early September, Texarkana Area Chapter 278 held a 2-day POW/MIA vigil at the Korea-Vietnam Memorial in Texarkana, TX honoring all of America’s 85,900 unaccounted for military service members.  (more…)

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Chapter 278 Held 29th Annual POW/MIA Ceremony

September 14, 2016

Texarkana Area Chapter 278 held its annual two-day vigil for POWs and MIAs in Texarkana, AR . The aim of the vigil was to encourage the continued search for POW/MIAs from past wars and to…

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