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Chapter 172 Joins Cumberland Festival

October 5, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 172 recently joined the Cumberland (Md.) Goes to War Festival by planning a “Good Evening Vietnam” concert. The Allegany County Historical Society recently revived the event — long a tribute to WWII…

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Chapter 172 Provides Color Guard at 9/11 Remembrance

September 22, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 172 provided a color guard at a ceremony held by Woodmenlife Chapter 6, Cumberland and the Little Orleans (Md.) Volunteer Fire Department, in remembrance of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Woodmenlife dedicated a new…

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Chapter 648 Honors Area’s Fallen

June 29, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 648 held a Memorial Day service on May 30 at the Talbot County Courthouse in Easton, Md. Member Lee Young Jr. placed a wreath at the Vietnam Monument to honor the 11…

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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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