Articles Related to Memorial

Chapter 1 Seeks New Home for Sculpture

January 24, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1 in Rutland, Vt., is seeking a new home for a marble bust of a soldier. The bust is a piece of a sculpture started in the 1980s by Vietnam…

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Delaware Chapters Dedicate Pearl Harbor Memorial

December 11, 2018

The Vietnam Veterans of America's Delaware State Council, Chapter 83 and Chapter 850 joined in dedicating a new Pearl Harbor Memorial in Smyrna on Dec. 7. The project was spearheaded by the Vietnam Vets Legacy Vets Motorcycle Club, the town…

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Chapter 32 Breaks Ground on New Monument

December 4, 2018

Thanks to Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 32 in Queens, N.Y., a $2.8 million memorial is being built in Elmhurst Park to honor 371 local service men and women who died as a result of…

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Chapter 885 Honors N.C. Veterans

October 23, 2018

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 885 held an event Oct. 4 in downtown Wilmington, N.C., to honor the area's Vietnam veterans, including the service members who did not make it home from the war. The event featured…

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Chapter 279 Dedicates Monument to Vietnam Vets

October 5, 2018

After two years of fundraising, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 279 dedicated a monument to Vietnam veterans — the first of its kind at the Omaha (Neb.) National Cemetery — in September. The monument reads, “In…

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Chapter 142 Thanks Local Boy for Volunteer Service

September 28, 2018

VVA Chapter 142 in Monroe recently presented seven-year-old Randy Long Jr. with a plaque and an American flag to show appreciation for his volunteer service. The boy has washed and polished the memorial stones of…

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Chapter 203 Recognizes Chattanooga’s Fallen

September 20, 2018

VVA Chapter 203 and the Chief John Ross Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) recently recognized the 34 people who died in combat in Vietnam and are buried at the…

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Chapter 850 Members Honored for Memorials

September 11, 2018

Three members of VVA’s Chapter 850 in Kent County, Delaware, were honored recently for their work in planning and creating a memorial to area men who were killed in the Vietnam War. Dave Skocik, Delaware State Council (DSC)…

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The Wall

Chapter 607 Sponsors its Fourth Vietnam Memorial

November 16, 2016

The Veteran Affairs medical center in Tuskegee, AL is the site of a new black granite Vietnam monument that was sponsored by Chapter 607 . The 3 feet tall monument bears the the names of…

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Bagpiper at Memorial

Chapter 565 Marks 20th Anniversary of Memorial

October 7, 2016

In Pottstown, PA, Chapter 565 celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Pottstown Vietnam Memorial recently. The ceremony featured keynote speaker Navy Capt. Robert Boyce. There were also remarks by State Sen. Bob Mensch, State Reps.…

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