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Chapter 607 Spreads Education and Awareness on Hepatitis C

July 26, 2016

In early July, Chapter 607 held a meeting on educating Vietnam veterans about hepatitis C in Montgomery, AL . It is estimated that over 80, 000 Vietnam veterans have the disease and are unaware of…

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Chapter 392 Helps Veterans Get Health Care

July 12, 2016

Portland, Oregon, Chapter 392 is part of a new local veterans group coalition, the American Military Veterans Outreach Organization. Led by Iraq War veteran Tina Kennedy, the group provides outreach to veterans who are not…

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Meet the Vietnam Veterans Event in Florida

June 2, 2016

Rod Phillips, 1st Vice President of Daytona Beach, Florida , Chapter 1048 and Second Vice President of the Florida State Council, took part in a Meet the Vietnam Veterans event at the Ormond Beach Library…

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Chapter 53 Participated in Job Fair

June 2, 2016

South Bay Chapter 53 in Redondo Beach, California , had a veterans health benefit and membership booth at the City of Carson’s Job Fair in January. About four hundred people attended. The chapter was among…

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Veteran Charles Russell receives flags, pole as birthday present

Chapter 1052 Donates Birthday Gift of Flag and Flag Pole

June 2, 2016

Vietnam veteran Charles Russell of Amite will celebrate his 79th birthday Saturday on his back porch watching the American flag wave in the wind. Russell served in the U.S. Marine Corps for 10 years during…

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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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Volunteers who give out food from the pantry to veterans and service members are: Jack Schneider, John Bommarito, Jerry Vavro, Carl Darling, Mike Collins, John Talarico and Rick Link. Photo submitted by Brian Bobek

Chapter 154 Aids in Stamping Out Macomb Hunger

May 11, 2016

Letter carriers in Macomb, MI  will be collecting food to benefit veterans and service members and their families. The Letter Carriers Food Drive for the Macomb Community Action food program will support Mt. Clemens Chapter…

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Missing in Action, Not Recognition

February 18, 2016

A long line of motorcycles processed slowly through the Texas State Cemetery. Their arrival opened the ceremony on September 26 to memorialize 105 Texas Vietnam veterans listed as Missing in Action. Organized by VVA’s Austin…

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