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Chapter 172’s Golden Delivers Memorial Day Address

June 12, 2019

Randy Golden, past president of the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 172 in Cumberland, Md., delivered an address at the recent Corriganville (Md.) Memorial Day observance on May 27. Golden has served as commander of VFW Post…

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Chapter 1091 Awards Gibbs Lifetime Membership

May 9, 2019

[caption id="attachment_17122" align="alignright" width="300"] Chapter Vice President Gerry Barrons, Bill Gibbs, and Sergeant at Arms Jack Hyle.[/caption] Vietnam Veterans of America Ocean City (Md.) Chapter 1091 awarded Bill Gibbs, owner of The Dough Roller restaurants, an…

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West Virginia State Council Salsa Social

WV State Council Fundraises with Salsa

August 7, 2017

West Virginia State Council sponsored a Salsa Social fundraiser in May near the national office in Silver Spring, MD.  (more…)

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VVA Chapters 172 and 203 Working Together

Maryland and Tennessee Chapters Working Together

May 26, 2017

When Bob Cook, president of Cumberland, MD, Chapter 172, wanted to help the victims of the recent fires in Tennessee, he called Charlie Hobbs, National Membership Chair and a member of Chattanooga, TN, Chapter 203.…

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Chapter 1091 Barry Berger

Chapter 1091 Memorializes Sole Vietnam KIA

May 3, 2017

Chapter 1091 recently convinced its City Council in Ocean City, MD to approve building a memorial in front of City Hall in honor of Barry Berger, the only Ocean City native who died in the…

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Chapter 641 Washes Wall

Chapter 641 Washes The Wall

April 18, 2017

In April Chapter 641 of Silver Spring, MD washed the walls of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC. (more…)

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Honor Guard

Chapter 648 Donates to Local Honor Guard

March 3, 2017

The Mid Shore Honor Guard was recently gifted a check to purchase jackets by Mid Shore Chapter 648 in Easton, MD. The group of volunteers and veterans has an established uniform for their presentations, but…

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The Wall

Chapter 451 Helps Locate Casualty Photos for Project

January 11, 2017

Baltimore, MD Chapter 451 ’s Operation Remember began during the observance of the tenth anniversary of the Maryland Vietnam Veterans Memorial dedication in May 1998. The goal was to demonstrate Everlasting Remembrance, the theme of…

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Flag wreath

Chapter 648 Conducts Veterans Day Service

December 2, 2016

Mid Shore Chapter 648 paused to remember and reflect on their service at a Veterans Day service. 35 veterans and members of the community participated in the short service at the Vietnam memorial at the…

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LZ Maryland

Chapter 451 Assists Maryland Public Television Honor Veterans

October 31, 2016

Chapter 451 in Baltimore, MD played a pivotal role in the success of Maryland Public Television’s most expensive event ever—LZ Maryland—a celebration of Maryland’s Vietnam War veterans. Chapter member John Bartkowiak worked on the event…

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