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Gold Star Families and Chapter 731 Remembers the Lost

October 11, 2016

Chapter 731 and Gold Star Mothers and Families of Manitowoc County, WI recently gathered for a special event to remember their loved ones. There was a ceremonial reading of the names of all the sons…

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Chapter 565 Marks 20th Anniversary of Memorial

October 7, 2016

In Pottstown, PA, Chapter 565 celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Pottstown Vietnam Memorial recently. The ceremony featured keynote speaker Navy Capt. Robert Boyce. There were also remarks by State Sen. Bob Mensch, State Reps.…

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Empty Chair Highlights Chapter 421’s POW/MIA Ceremony

September 30, 2016

Chapter 421 recently held its annual POW/MIA recognition ceremony in honor of all prisoners of war and those missing in action at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park in Staten Island, NY . The ceremony featured…

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Chapter 41 Assists with Veteran’s Project at Library

September 29, 2016

Central New Hampshire Chapter 41 is working closely with the Southern New Hampshire Library Collaborative’s project on Vietnam veterans called “Community Stories: Soldiers Home and Away” in Bow, NW . Nine libraries and one regional…

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Chapter 910 Pauses to Remember the POW/MIA

September 27, 2016

Chapter 910 and Corpus Christi Mayor's Committee for Veterans Affairs held a recent POW-MIA Day Ceremony in Sherrill Park in Corpus Christi, TX . The guest speaker was Gilbert Garcia, the brother of Army Staff…

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Somber POW/MIA Service with Chapter 1052

September 27, 2016

For the past five years on POW/MIA Recognition day, Chapter 1052 , of Independence, LA has held a special memorial service. The occasion brings together a variety of veterans who served in various wars, as…

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Chapter 11 Aids in Creating Jail Dorm for Veterans

September 22, 2016

For 18 years members of Suffolk County Chapter 11 have visited inmates of the Suffolk County Correctional Facility in Yaphank, NY . Their interactions prompted them to create Veterans Re-entry Program. One part of the…

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POW/MIA Monument Unveiled by Chapter 154

September 20, 2016

Chapter 154 held a POW/MIA dedication ceremony and monument unveiling in Clinton Township, MI featuring the names of 49 Michiganders. The occasion was observed in a local cemetery where a monument was revealed that bears…

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POW/MIA Chair Installed in Norristown

September 20, 2016

Chapter 349 and the local chapter of the Disabled American Veterans in Norristown, PA dedicated a POW/MIA ‘honor chair’ to Montgomery County. Members of both veteran organizations participated in a POW/MIA Day ceremony at the…

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Gibson County, TN

A New Chapter Will Sprout Up in Tennessee

September 2, 2016

Vietnam veterans interested in forming a new VVA chapter recently gathered in Trenton, TN . The veterans say some of the programs they hope to implement include scholarships, financial relief for veterans, holding town halls…

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