Articles Related to Memorial Day

Chapter 882 Leads Memorial Day Observances

June 10, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) Chapter 882 participated in Memorial Day observances in Whittemore and Hale, Mich., May 24–27, as part of the Hale Area Veterans Honor Guard. With members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars…

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Chapter 850’s Memorial Day Ceremony Features Healy

June 5, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Kent County Chapter 850 held a Memorial Day ceremony May 27 in Dover, Del. Thomas ‘T.J." Healy II, chairman of Delaware’s Motion & Television Development Commission, keynoted the event. CEO of the…

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Chapter 969 Joins Memorial Day Ceremony

May 28, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Virginia Beach Chapter 969 joined Mayor Bobby Dyer and the Mayor’s Veterans Committee in hosting Virginia Beach, Va.'s annual Memorial Day Ceremony yesterday. The annual event is held to honor and pay…

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Chapter 647’s Benson to Lead Memorial Day Parade

May 27, 2019

Army veteran William “Bill” Benson, a longtime member of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 647, will lead the West Haven, Conn., Memorial Day parade as Grand Marshal today. The procession of veterans, dignitaries and bands will step…

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Chapter 67 to Hold Memorial Day Observance

May 24, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 67 will hold its 25th Annual Memorial Service to honor the 185 men from Delaware County (Penn.) who died serving in Vietnam, on Saturday, May 25 in Marcus Hook, where…

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Chapter 243 Loans Museum a Huey for Memorial Day

May 21, 2019

[caption id="attachment_9256" align="alignright" width="276"] American Flag[/caption] Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 243 will put an iconic Bell UH-1 Iroquois "Huey" helicopter on display at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City the…

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Chapter 103 to Retire New York’s Worn Flags at Watchfire

May 19, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 103 will assist New Yorkers in disposing of worn and tattered American flags at a Memorial Day Watchfire event to be held Sunday, May 26 at the New York State Fairgrounds…

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Chapter 858 Lays Wreaths at ‘The Punchbowl’

September 7, 2018

Members of Chapter 858 in Oahu, Hawaii, participate in every ceremony held at the majestic National Cemetery of the Pacific, known as “The Punchbowl.” Commemorations are held each Memorial Day, Veterans Day, Anzac Day, WWII [Battleship] Arizona…

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Chapter 103's annual watchfire

Chapter 103 Receives Governor’s Support for Watchfire

May 23, 2017

In mid-May, NY Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that Chapter 103 will receive unserviceable flags collected from the Office of General Services to be properly disposed as part of the chapter's Annual Memorial Day Watchfire…

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Chapter 805 Earns $22,000 for Bronze Battle Cross Memorial

February 9, 2016

Chapter 805 of Roseburg, OR  has big plans for Memorial Day 2017. This national holiday is their deadline for a project they’ve been hard at work to get rolling. The chapter has raised $22, 000…

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