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Delaware Chapters Dedicate Pearl Harbor Memorial

December 11, 2018

The Vietnam Veterans of America's Delaware State Council, Chapter 83 and Chapter 850 joined in dedicating a new Pearl Harbor Memorial in Smyrna on Dec. 7. The project was spearheaded by the Vietnam Vets Legacy Vets Motorcycle Club, the town…

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Chapter 850 Helps Train Service Dogs for Veterans

October 11, 2018

Chapter 850 in Kent County, Del., recently held an event to raise money for the Vietnam Veterans Association's Canines Assisting Service Heroes (CASH) program, which trains service dogs to assist veterans. Co-sponsored by trainers Riedel K9 and Grass…

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Chapter 83 Member Participates in Book Tour

September 25, 2018

Rick Lovekin, a member of VVA Chapter 83 in New Castle County, Delaware, took part in “The Vietnam Experience,” a salute to veterans held at Wilmington University in New Castle, earlier this year. The presentation…

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Chapter 850 Members Honored for Memorials

September 11, 2018

Three members of VVA’s Chapter 850 in Kent County, Delaware, were honored recently for their work in planning and creating a memorial to area men who were killed in the Vietnam War. Dave Skocik, Delaware State Council (DSC)…

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Nancy Lynch's Vietnam Mailbag; Chapter 83

Chapter 83 Member Featured in Vietnam Book Presentation

January 10, 2018

Rick Lovekin, a member of New Castle County, Delaware, Chapter 83, took part in a program called “The Vietnam Experience” November 14 at Wilmington University in New Castle.  (more…)

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Kent County Chapter 850, Veterans Memorial Park, Dover, DE

Chapter 850 Honors Dustoff Pilots Organization

October 3, 2017

Kent County Chapter 850 honored the pilots of the Vietnam Dustoff Association at the Veterans Memorial Park in Dover, DE.  (more…)

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Veteran Service Dogs

Chapter 850 Makes Donation to Train Service Dogs

March 22, 2017

Chapter 850 of Kent County, DE recently donated $10,000 to Rebuilding Warriors to continue training service dogs for veterans. Rebuilding Warriors provides trained and socialized service/companion dogs to disabled veterans and veterans battling PTSD/TBI. Training…

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Obstacle Course

VVA in Delaware Raises Funds for Training Course

February 7, 2017

The Delaware State Council , and the New Castle County Chapter 83 and the Kent County Chapter 850 donated a total of $2,000 for the construction of a U.S. Marine Corps obstacle course at the…

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Delaware POW/MIA Parkway Photo courtesy of

POW/MIA Parkway to Open in Delaware

November 2, 2016

In 2017, a new 3 mile roadway in Dover, DE will be named “POW-MIA Parkway.” It is estimated that by 2035, approximately 20, 000 daily motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists traveling through southern and western Dover…

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Chadds Ford Monument by Patrick J Hughes

Rededication planned for Chadds Ford Vietnam War Monument

October 12, 2016

One of the earliest, if not the very first monument dedicated to those who served in Vietnam is about to be rededicated after years of obscurity and neglect. The monument, a cannon on a stone…

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