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Utah to Reveal Vietnam Veterans Monument

September 8, 2016

A new memorial dedicated to 400 men and women of Utah that died in combat during the Vietnam War will be erected in September in Washington City. Southern Utah Chapter 961 will lead the ceremony.…

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Tennessee Memorial Wall Displayed by Chapter 203

July 15, 2016

The Tennessee Memorial Wall, created and owned by Chattanooga Chapter 203 , went on display for a week in early April at the Hamilton Place Mall in Chattanooga. The event was put together by the…

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VVA Chapter 1066 recently donated a check toward the erection of a Missing Man monument at Eastern Kentucky University. From left: William Davis, chapter treasurer; Don Gibbs, secretary; Brian Cole, EKU's Director of Military and Veterans Affairs; Emerson McAfee, chapter president; and James Young.

Veteran Monument Gets an Assist from Chapter 1066

May 11, 2016

Chapter 1066 in Big Hill, KY presented Eastern Kentucky University a check in support of a “Missing Man” monument on its veterans memorial. The bronze monument will be revealed on Veterans’ Day.  It will feature…

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Vietnam Memorial to be Completed October 2017 in Texas

February 25, 2016

Local VVA Chapters are not the only ones who are interested in memorializing those who fought to protect the country. In Killeen, TX, a local business owner, Sandra Skinner,  challenged the community to donate to…

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Working Together: VVA Chapters and State Councils Fulfill a Last Request

February 18, 2016

When his wife, Sheri, telephoned VVA Oregon State Council President Ron Morgan to explain that her husband’s final wish was to visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Arlington National Cemetery, Morgan knew he had to…

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New Castle County Chapter Donates $3,500 to Memorial Project

February 9, 2016

The New Castle Chapter 850 in New Castle, DE, recently donated $3, 500 to the Vietnam Veterans Legacy Veterans Motorcycle Club. The donation is for the VVLVMC’s project to rebuild a memorial at Fire Base…

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Daytona Beach Chapter Holds Ceremony Honoring Veterans

February 9, 2016

Nearly 9 million Americans were honored by their community for their service during the Vietnam War. Residents and veterans in the Southeast Volusia area in Florida gathered in the New Smyrna Beach High School auditorium…

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Williamsburg Chapter 957 Gives Back to Community

February 4, 2016

Mid-County Park in Virginia is mainly known for its unique space “Kidsburg” that children frequently adventure in. However, not far from the play area is the permanent dedicated space for a memorial in honor of…

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Treasure Valley Chapter Submits Official Proposal for Veteran Memorial Construction

February 2, 2016

The Treasure Valley Chapter of Boise, ID has been formulating plans for a monument to be placed in the city’s Veterans Memorial Park. The chapter has been hoping for years to see the city install…

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VVA Chapter Memorial Finds a Winter Home

February 2, 2016

The Michigan Vietnam Veteran Traveling Memorial is on the road nearly 34 weeks out of the year. This beautiful memorial has the names of 2, 654 soldiers from Michigan who were killed in Vietnam, 49…

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