Articles Related to Chapter 961

Chapter 961 Observes Veterans Day

December 13, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 961 participated in Southern Utah's 9th Annual Veterans Day event at SunRiver Veterans Honor Park in St. George Nov. 11. American Legion Post 142, Marine Corp League Detachment 1270, the Knights of Columbus…

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More Than 180 Veterans Attend Chapter 961 Event

May 3, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Southern Utah Chapter 961 held a National Vietnam War Veterans Day ceremony March 29, commemorating the day when the last U.S. troops were evacuated from the Vietnam. More than 180 veterans attended the…

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Chapter 961 Participates in Remembrance Ceremony

October 25, 2018

Danny Greathouse, army specialist and president of the Vietnam Veterans of America Southern Utah Chapter 961, appeared at the second annual Missing Man/POW Remembrance Ceremony hosted by the Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine Southern Utah…

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Chapter 961 Member Takes to the Road

September 20, 2018

Raymond Black, a Vietnam veteran and member of VVA Chapter 961 in St. George, Utah, left his home under police escort May 14, starting a 1,000-mile journey aboard his trusty mobility scooter to raise funds…

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Veteran Service Dogs

Chapter 961 Protects Police K9s

April 5, 2017

Southern Utah Chapter 961 in Washington City, UT presented a check for a police dog's bullet-proof vest. The check was presented in a ceremony near the traveling 'Wall That Heals'. The canine vests are specially…

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Photo by Hollie Reina, St. George News

Chapter 961 Displays Wall That Heals

March 23, 2017

In a short but solemn ceremony Thursday morning, the Wall That Heals, a traveling half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C. was officially opened to the public. The arrival of the wall…

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Utah in the US

Utah to Reveal Vietnam Veterans Monument

September 8, 2016

A new memorial dedicated to 400 men and women of Utah that died in combat during the Vietnam War will be erected in September in Washington City. Southern Utah Chapter 961 will lead the ceremony.…

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Facing the Wall

February 18, 2016

The throbbing roar of fifty motorcycles announced the motorcade. Most of the riders had longish hair, beards, and mustaches. This gray brigade seemed serious, proud, and glad the trip was over. They had been in…

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