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Florida Panthers Honor Chapter 25’s Corey

March 26, 2020

CBS Miami recently spotlighted Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 25 founder and National President Thomas Corey as part of its "Heroes Among Us" series. The series is presented in partnership with the Florida Panthers NHL franchise. Specialist Corey…

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Chapter 25 Organizing Appearance of Replica Wall

March 18, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 25 in West Palm Beach (Florida) and its foundation, Friends of Veterans, has organized a visit from The Wall That Heals with the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center and the…

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Chapter 23 President Honored at Seminole Powwow

March 17, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 23 President Stephen Bowers was honored Feb. 7 during the Seminole Tribal Fair and Pow Wow at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood (Florida). The annual celebration focuses on…

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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 1036 Hosts Former USAF POW Bridger

February 19, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1036 hosted U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. (Ret.) Barry Bridger for a firsthand account of his harrowing experiences at the notorious Hanoi Hilton in Vietnam. Bridger recalled his experiences for dozens…

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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 1036 Helps Host Lt. Dan Band

November 27, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1036 and Villagers for Veterans joined to support a Florida appearance by Gary Sinise's Lt. Dan Band thanking veterans and first responders. The Oct. 28 concert at Lake Sumter (Fla.) Landing…

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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 1038 Hosts Purple Heart Day Event

August 28, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Vero Beach (Fla.) Chapter 1038 hosted its first Purple Heart Day event Aug. 7 in conjunction with the Vero Beach Veterans Association. The event attracted more than 30 veterans to to a special…

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Chapter 1048 Wins Membership Growth Award

August 23, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1048 in Yulee, Fla., received the Vietnam Veterans of America Membership Growth Award for the 51-100-member group during the association's 19th National Convention in Spokane, Wash., last month. Chapter 1088…

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