Articles Related to Memorial

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Chapter 1079’s Crismer Pushes for War Dogs Memorial

November 29, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Northern Utah Chapter 1079 member Linda Crismer is leading an effort to place a war dogs memorial statue alongside the Vietnam Memorial Wall in in Layton Commons Park. “Who knows how any…

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Chapter 850 Issues Commemorative Coin

November 13, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Kent County Chapter 850 has issued a commemorative coin to mark the 10th anniversary of the Kent County Veterans Memorial Park in Dover, Del. Designed by chapter members Ken Bodine and Woody…

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Chapter 704 Raises Funds for Memorial

November 12, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 704 held a fundraising dinner to benefit the installation of a Vietnam War memorial in Cayuga County (New York) Oct. 12. The Thanksgiving-style menu included roast turkey, mashed potatoes with…

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Chapter 682 Dedicates Memorial Street Sign

October 9, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 682 will place a street sign honoring Capt. Paul Urquhart, who was listed missing in action after his helicopter was shot down in 1971, as part of its MIA Memorial Street…

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Chapter 96 Plans POW Bracelet Memorial

July 29, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Big Bend Chapter 96 is planning to erect a 7-foot replica of the stainless steel POW  bracelet worn by more than 5 million people starting in the 1970s. Pending collection of an…

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Chapter 1129 Plans Memorial Park

July 19, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1129 met recently to advance plans for a new Cheatham County (Tenn.) Veterans Memorial Park. The park will honor Cheatham County natives who served in all U.S. conflicts, and “Salute their service,…

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Chapter 421 Honors Staten Island’s Fallen

July 13, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Thomas J. Tori Chapter 421 led a memorial event in June that drew hundreds of area residents to West Brighton, N.Y.'s Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park. The event paid respects to 85…

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Chapter 704 Raises Funds for Memorial

May 22, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 704 is raising funds to build a memorial to Cayuga County (N.Y.) residents who served in Southeast Asia, Memorial Committee President Nick Valenti recently told the Finger Lakes Daily News. Honoring…

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Chapter 805 Supports Funeral Ceremonies

May 17, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 805 supported ceremonies transferring the cremains of 28 unclaimed and forgotten veterans to proper burial facilities this week. The transfers were the result of a two-year search by Carol Hunt,…

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Chapter 96 Visits Local Veterans’ Graves

May 10, 2019

On April 14, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 96 in Tallahassee, Fla., visited the graves of four are soldiers who died in Vietnam: Willie Brown, Joseph Harris, Johnnie Stephens and Marvin Zion Brock in Bainbridge, Georgia. "The first one…

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