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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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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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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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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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