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Chapter 1051 Donates ‘Cans With a Plan’

March 20, 2020

 Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1051 joined Disabled American (DAV) Vete­rans Auxiliary Unit No. 003 and a local homeless veterans program to fill cans with items to donate to homeless veterans in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. The cans for…

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Christmas gifts

Chapter 337 Supports Little Soldiers Program

December 6, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 337 in Paducah, Ky., will again support of the Little Soldiers Christmas Tree program at Fort Campbell. Initiated by military wives at Fort Campbell and now run by Operation Homefront, the…

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POW/MIA Wood Flag

Chapter 1051 Observes POW/MIA Day

October 19, 2019

In honor of National POW/MIA Recognition Day, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1051 President David Cowherd read the names of each of 14 Kentuckians who fought in Vietnam and did not return at a ceremony…

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Chapter 1051 Member’s Service Spotlighted

September 5, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1051 member Greg Lowe recently spent a Wednesday morning scrubbing the replica Vietnam Memorial Wall at the Elizabethtown (Ky.) Nature Park with a group of volunteers, making sure the tribute was in…

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Mattingly Invited to National Memorial Day Concert

June 13, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1104 founder and VVA Kentucky State Council President Jack Mattingly and his wife, Kathy, participated in the 30th Annual National Memorial Day Concert in Washington D.C., on May 26. The event…

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Chapter 1051 Hosts Agent Orange Town Hall

May 31, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1051 held a town hall meeting in London, Ky., recently, to discuss the health problems related to Agent Orange exposure that can affect veterans and their families. Chapter President David Cowherd and…

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Chapter 1051 to Host Agent Orange Town Hall

January 16, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1051 will host a town hall meeting on Agent Orange in Bardstown, Ky., on Jan 25 for Vietnam veterans and their families. The group has held Agent Orange meetings in Elizabethtown,…

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Chapter 1066 Raises Funds for Hall of Fame

January 12, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1066 in is selling Kentucky Veteran Hall of Fame signs to cities and businesses to support the annual Kentucky Veterans Hall of Fame ceremony. By purchasing a sign for $100, the…

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Chapter 1051 Wall Ground Breaking

Chapter 1051 Break Ground on Permanent Wall

November 3, 2017

In October, Gold Vault Patriots Chapter 1051 broke ground on a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Elizabethtown, KY.  (more…)

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Veteran Service Dogs

Members in Kentucky Support Police Dog

May 11, 2017

VVA members in Madison County, KY raised money along with other veterans groups in the community for a bullet-proof vest for the Sheriff’s Office's canine. (more…)

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