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Corrections Salute

Long Island Veterans Mentor Incarcerated Veterans

August 31, 2016

A Long Island, NY chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 11 , is working with the Suffolk County Courts to help veterans on the wrong side of the law readjust to civilian life…

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Thank You

Chapter 789 Welcomed Home by Georgia Officials

August 24, 2016

Chapter 789 in Hinesville, GA organized a grand event to show appreciation to the Vietnam veterans of Georgia. Georgia is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the war, and Gov. Nathan Deal was on hand to…

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AH1 Cobra Helicopter

Another Type of Vietnam Veteran Memorialized

August 23, 2016

A helicopter that was shot down in combat during the Vietnam War, and then rehabbed, will be placed in a new memorial in Tonawanda, NY thanks to the efforts of Chapter 77 . Local veterans…

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Pottstown Memorial Park

Chapter 565 Hosts First Annual Community Day

August 22, 2016

The Pottstown Keystone Chapter 565 sponsored its inaugural Pottstown Veterans Community Day at Memorial Park in Pottstown, PA . The day opened with a ceremony honoring all the veterans present, including veterans from World War…

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Food Donation

Chapter 77’s KIA Roadmarch Carried a Twist for Participants

August 22, 2016

More than 400 runners hit the pavement Saturday for the Fourth Annual K.I.A. Memorial Roadmarch in Orchard Park, NY . Runners and walkers remembered military members from New York State killed in action since September…

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Forget-Me-Not Flowers

Chapter 978 Receives Support from Local Businesses

August 18, 2016

Homeless veterans in the Lander, PA area recently received support from the David L. Woodburn Chapter 978 by way of a flower sale. The chapter sold forget-me-not flowers to raise money to aid a homeless…

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James Dean, left, assisted Ricky Brown in etching his uncle’s name from the Tennessee Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall displayed in Cleveland, TN. PHOTO BY Joyanna Love, The Cleveland Daily Banner

Traveling Memorial Inspires Mix of Emotions in Tennessee

August 16, 2016

Flags lined either side of the memorial. Names of the fallen were etched on a black background. At the base of the wall, memorabilia from the Vietnam War and medals of soldiers were displayed. Styled…

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Veteran Reunion

Reunion by Chapter 331 to Recollect Calmer Times

August 15, 2016

The St. Croix Valley Chapter 331 in River Falls, WI will sponsor their annual veterans’ reunion. The name of the event, the China Beach Veterans Reunion, is taken from a beach in Vietnam where soldiers…

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Detroit officer NPO C. Burks-Weathers from the 2nd Precinct takes her lunch during the Detroit Police luncheon on Friday, July 15, 2016 at the Vietnam Veterans of America Post in Detroit. (Photo: Tim Galloway, Special to the Free Press)

Chapter 9 Shows Respect to Local Police

July 28, 2016

Local veterans served up ribs and fried chicken to Detroit, MI  police officers Friday as a way  to show their appreciation at a time when protests are being held in cities across the country over…

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U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall

Rep. Woodall Visits Chapter 1030

July 27, 2016

U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall was the special guest at the May monthly meeting of Cumming, Georgia, Chapter 1030 . In addition to doing a presentation about VA hospital programs and services, Rep. Woodall presented each…

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