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Chapter 71’s Ullrich Wins Award

November 21, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 71 member Nick Ullrich took home a Heart of Gold Award last month at a donor appreciation event held by the Dearborn (Ind.) Community Foundation in October. DCF honored five community volunteers…

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Chapter 71 Members Honored in Annual Presentation

October 29, 2019

Four members of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 71 and two other veterans were honored during the annual War Veterans Presentation held at the 111th Aurora (Ind.) Farmers Fair on Oct. 3. Mike LaFollette, Pat Ferrari,…

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Chapter 71’s Schreiner Honored as Hometown Hero

September 27, 2019

Lutz “Bo” Schreiner Jr., a life member of Vietnam Veterans of America Lary D. Fogle Chapter 71 in Aurora, Ind., was honored as a Hometown Hero at the Cincinnati Reds' Labor Day home game with the Philadelphia Phillies.…

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Chapter 71 Banquet Recognizes 200 Veterans

June 6, 2019

[caption id="attachment_17275" align="alignright" width="300"] Bob Savage, Clarence Cook, Bobby Lischkge, Leo Kittle, Carroll "Jockey" Ammons and Alice Schuler accepted Quilts of Valor.[/caption] Vietnam Veterans of America Lary D. Fogle Chapter 71 recently honored more than…

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Chapter 1027 Joins Vietnam Veterans Day Event

May 1, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America St. Joseph County Chapter 1027 participated in a March 29 event marking National Vietnam War Veterans Day held at VFW Post 9820 in South Bend, Ind. “It’s recognition for us,” Navy veteran…

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Chapter 71 Provides 50th Anniversary Rites

November 2, 2018

[caption id="attachment_15854" align="alignright" width="300"] Rick Sanders' family honors his life on the 50th anniversary of his death.[/caption] Vietnam Veterans of America's Lary D. Fogle Chapter 71 in Aurora, Ind., participated in a special ceremony commemorating…

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Columbia City Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Indiana

VVA Member Memorialized Local Veterans

November 17, 2017

Indiana VVA at-large life member Tyrone Murphy spearheaded a fundraising effort that raised $20,000 for the new Vietnam Veterans Memorial that sits on the grounds of the Whitley County Courthouse in Columbia City, Ind. (more…)

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Veterans Recognized at Annual Dinner

May 18, 2017

Over 150 veterans were honored at the 5th Annual Veterans’ Appreciation Dinner of Lawrenceburg, IN in mid-May. One of the Lary D. Fogle Chapter 71 founders, Ivan Chalk, received special recognition and was presented with…

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Miami Valley, Ohio, Chapter 97 Hosts Amputee Softball Games, Photo by Richard Smith

Chapter 71 Member Honored as Hometown Hero

April 11, 2017

Lary D. Fogle Chapter 71 member Ron Spurlock was recognized in Cincinnati, OH by the Cincinnati Reds as an Opening Day Hometown Hero in early April. In addition to his work in Chapter 71, Spurlock…

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Harbor Knight by Ralph A. Garcia

February 1, 2014

VVA member Ralph Garcia--the founder of Chapter 698 in Bluffton, Indiana---enlisted in the Marine Corps on his seventeenth birthday in November of 1959. He had a variety of assignments around the world, then volunteered for…

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