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Chapter 1105 Holds Clothing Donation Drive

March 14, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Sussex County Chapter 1105, recently held successful clothing and supplies donation drive to benefit Immanuel Homeless Shelter in Rehoboth Beach, Del., in cooperation with Sussex AMVETS Post 2 in Millsboro. Chapter 1105 members…

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Chapter 975 Participates in Stand Down

March 5, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Mohave County (Ariz.) Chapter 975 participated in the final Tri-State Veterans Stand Down last weekend. The Stand Down saw fewer attendees this year — a positive sign since it is held to…

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Chapter 1073 Packs Duffels for Homeless Vets

February 8, 2019

In December, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1073 in Morristown, Tenn., assembled homemade duffel bags with toiletries for homeless veterans at the Mountain Home Veterans Administration Medical Center in Johnson City. The hand-sewn bags —…

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Chapter 327 Members Honored in Student Salute

November 28, 2018

Members of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 327 were honored as part of the annual "Salute to Honorable Citzenship" staged by the Valley Road School in Stanhope, N.J. Students, faculty, staff and community members honored local…

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Chapter 227 Donates to Homeless Center

November 15, 2018

[caption id="attachment_15938" align="alignright" width="300"] Doris Paul, volunteer manager for the Lamb Center, accepts a donation of personal care items from Leonard Ignatowski, Chapter 227 vice president.[/caption] Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 227, the Dean K.…

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Chapter 1030 Helps Homeless Veterans

October 30, 2018

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1030 in Cumming, Ga., recently delivered supplies to the Northeast Georgia Homeless Shelter to support Georgia’s homeless veterans. Members gave two vanloads of donations to facility’s residents, including backpacks filled with personal care…

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Phillips, Loving Join Florida’s Veterans Hall of Fame

September 8, 2018

VVA life members Rod Phillips of New Smyrna Beach and Francis “Len” Loving of Jacksonville were among the 20 veterans inducted on Nov. 27, 2017, in a ceremony at the Governor’s Mansion. Phillips served in…

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Chapter 227 Donates Back-to-School Gift Cards

September 6, 2018

VVA Chapter 227, the Dean K. Phillips Memorial Chapter of Northern Virginia in Arlington, recently donated 60 gift cards to children of veterans in the Veterans Administration Supportive Housing (VASH) program. Each worth $75, the…

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Grace Moore. Photo courtesy, Kimberly Paynter, WHYY

Combat Nurses In Pennsylvania Recount Vietnam Experiences

September 15, 2017

It’s been more than 40 years since the Vietnam War ended. But for the combat nurses who served there, the details remain as sharp in their minds as the needles they used to help patients…

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VVA Chapter 1066 recently donated a check toward the erection of a Missing Man monument at Eastern Kentucky University. From left: William Davis, chapter treasurer; Don Gibbs, secretary; Brian Cole, EKU's Director of Military and Veterans Affairs; Emerson McAfee, chapter president; and James Young.

Veteran Monument Gets an Assist from Chapter 1066

May 11, 2016

Chapter 1066 in Big Hill, KY presented Eastern Kentucky University a check in support of a “Missing Man” monument on its veterans memorial. The bronze monument will be revealed on Veterans’ Day.  It will feature…

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