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Dominick Yezzo

Veterans Incarcerated and in the Justice System Committee Update September/October 2017

November 13, 2017

The newly named Veterans Incarcerated and in the Justice System Committee was born on the floor of the 2017 VVA National Convention in New Orleans, LA.  (more…)

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Veterans Benefits Committee Update September/October 2016

September 30, 2016

At the Leadership Conference in Tucson, VVA President John Rowan announced the appointment of Kelsey Yoon as the new Director of the Veterans Benefits Department. She will be based at the National Office in Silver…

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Public Affairs Committee Update September/October 2016

September 30, 2016

A good public affairs program can have an enormous impact on every activity, operation, and event your chapter and state council is involved in. Whether it be recruiting, fundraising, public speaking, or community events, your…

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Membership Affairs Committee Update September/October 2016

September 30, 2016

The Leadership Conference in Tucson went well. I’d like to thank Tracie Houston, Director of Information Systems Management, and Frankie Pressley, VVA Database Manager, for handling the “Web Rosters—Coming Soon” seminar. The room was packed…

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Membership Affairs Committee Update July/August 2016

July 25, 2016

Tracie Houston, Frankie Pressley, and I will introduce the new web rosters to attendees of our seminar, “Web Rosters: Coming Soon, ” during the Leadership & Education Conference in Tucson. We will explain how to…

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Economic Opportunities Committee Update July/August 2016

July 25, 2016

The Economic Opportunities Committee focuses on promoting meaningful employment opportunities, job training, and help for veterans in business. But there is a darker side to economic opportunities—and that is financial exploitation. The following information is…

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Women Veterans Committee Update July/August 2016

July 25, 2016

On Memorial Day I was on the National Mall helping at the VVA tent. We met many VVA members and made new friends. I attended ceremonies at the Tomb of the Unknowns and at the…

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POW/MIA Affairs Committee Update July/August 2016

July 25, 2016

There remain 1, 619 missing from the Vietnam War. Since 1975, 965 men have been accounted for. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) most recently accounted for Lt. Cmdr. Frederick P. Crosby, U.S. Navy, listed…

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Minority Affairs Committee Update July/August 2016

July 25, 2016

The Minority Affairs Committee hopes you will attend the VVA Leadership & Education Conference in Tucson. There will be informative seminars and workshops. Our committee members will not host one, but we will be in…

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Agent Orange Committee Update July/August 2016

July 25, 2016

At the April BOD meeting the committee discussed ways to help move the bills along. We continue to do Faces of Agent Orange town hall meetings across the country as part of our education campaign.…

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