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Chapter 96 Restores Tallahassee Tombstones

March 10, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Big Bend Chapter 96 is realigning and cleaning the tombstones of Vietnam veterans interred at Oakland Cemetery in Tallahassee, Fla., after members noticed that many of the tombstones were in "disarray" when…

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Chapter 96 Gives Vets Christmas Trees, Cash

January 30, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Big Bend Chapter 96 gifted Christmas trees to 18 veterans at the Bay County Veteran Center in December. Based in Tallahassee, the chapter also gave veterans money left over from the…

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Chapter 96 Aids Cross-Country Tractor Trip

November 11, 2019

A Florida man is driving a tractor cross-country to spread awareness of veteran's issues, and recently stopped in for a fundraiser at "The Hooch" in Tallahassee, the headquarters of Vietnam Veterans of America Big Bend…

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Chapter 96 Plans POW Bracelet Memorial

July 29, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Big Bend Chapter 96 is planning to erect a 7-foot replica of the stainless steel POW  bracelet worn by more than 5 million people starting in the 1970s. Pending collection of an…

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Chapter 96 Holds Reading of Declaration of Independence

July 25, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Big Bend Chapter 96 hosted its fifth annual reading of the Declaration of Independence, featuring a Benjamin Franklin re-enactor in period costume. Dozens gathered for the July 4 celebration, held in front…

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Chapter 96 Visits Local Veterans’ Graves

May 10, 2019

On April 14, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 96 in Tallahassee, Fla., visited the graves of four are soldiers who died in Vietnam: Willie Brown, Joseph Harris, Johnnie Stephens and Marvin Zion Brock in Bainbridge, Georgia. "The first one…

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Six VVA Chapters Assist in Florida Hurricane Relief

November 5, 2018

Florida Vietnam Veterans of America chapters recently joined to provide relief to the Florida Panhandle, which was struck by Hurricane Michael in October. Big Bend Chapter 96 in Tallahassee received a 15-foot box truck full of…

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Chapter 96 Helps Hurricane Victims

October 26, 2018

Vietnam Veterans of America Big Bend Chapter 96 in Tallahassee, Fla., recently assisted veterans who have service-connected disabilities or claims and live in counties affected by Hurricane Michael access increases in benefits or expedited reviews of contested…

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PHOTO: Len Loving (left) and Rod Phillips. Photo by Jane Verkouteren

Four Members Inducted into Florida Hall of Fame

December 1, 2017

Four members of VVA chapters throughout Florida were recently inducted into the Florida Veterans’ Hall of Fame by Governor Rick Scott.  (more…)

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Chapter 96 Sends Donations from Florida to Texas

September 7, 2017

Big Bend Chapter 96 of Tallahassee, FL is supporting relief efforts in Texas after Hurricane Harvey ravaged the Houston area.  (more…)

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