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Chapter 154 Sponsors Michigan Wall’s Appearance

November 7, 2019

Sponsored by Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 154, the Michigan Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall went on display at Warren City Hall from Sept. 30–Oct. 6. The traveling memorial is dedicated to the 2,654 Michigan soldiers who died during the…

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Chapter 9 Raising Funds to Save WWI Monument

October 30, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Detroit Chapter 9 is collecting donations in order to move a memorial to World War I veterans that has stood on the Michigan State Fairgrounds since for more than 80 years. Situated…

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Chapter 274 Accepts Flag Flown on the Mackinaw

October 25, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America's Cheboygan (Mich.) Chapter 274 was presented with a flag Thursday afternoon from the Ice Breaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum as part of its Fly a Flag program. The Fly a Flag program flies…

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Chapter 154 Holds Annual POW/MIA Vigil

October 12, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 154 conducted its annual 24-hour vigil at Resurrection Cemetery in Clinton Township (Michigan) starting at 2 p.m. on National POW/MIA Recognition Day, Sept. 20. The vigil called attention to the…

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Chapter 073 Escorts Michigan Memorial to Holly Township

September 21, 2019

Bill Ricketts and Fred Troost of Holland (Mich.) Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 073 transported the Michigan Vietnam Veteran Traveling Memorial to Holly Township for display Sept. 6, escorted by a group of approximately 20 motorcyclists…

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Mud Run Benefits Chapter 180 Honor Guard

August 30, 2019

The Dafter (Mich.) Lions Club hosted a Mud Run to benefit Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 180 (VVA) on Aug. 11 at Dafter Township Park. The three-hour event invited locals to bring their own vehicles…

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Chapter 380 Hosts Forgotten Eagles

August 27, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 380 hosted the Forgotten Eagles on the first day of the motorcycle club's three-day Ride Around Michigan on Aug. 7. Forgotten Eagles Chapter 1 members stopped at the VVA chapter office for lunch and…

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Chapter 380 Sponsors Golf Outing

July 31, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 380 was among dozens of sponsors for the 24th Annual D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans Golf Outing in K.I. Sawyer, Mich., July 12. All open spots filled up quickly, according to SportsHeadlines…

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Chapter 9 Participates in Detroit Parade

June 20, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Detroit Chapter 9 manned floats in the city's Memorial Day parade May 27. A military truck, the South Vietnamese Veterans and the Thu Duc Military Academy Alumni Association of Michigan also marched in…

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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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