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Chapter 154’s Daniels Named Veteran of the Year

January 16, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 154 founder Pat Daniels was named Veteran of the Year by the Macomb County (Mich.) Board of Commissioners on Nov. 7 in recognition of his long legacy of support for fellow veterans. Daniels'…

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Chapter 882 Cosponsors Veterans Day Event

January 10, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 882 and associates hosted an annual Veterans Day observance with other Hale (Mich.) veterans groups including American Legion Post 422 and  Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 7435. Dozens of veterans…

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Chapter 274 Sponsors Veterans Appreciation Dinner

January 9, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 274 presented a POW/MIA ceremony at the fifth annual Veterans Appreciation Dinner in Cheboygan, Mich. Hundreds of local veterans were honored at the event, which featured a free dinner and presentations from…

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Chapter 154 Adds Name to Memorial

December 2, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 154 recently added Richard Dean Mattson's name to Macomb County's Vietnam Memorial after researcher Ruth Babcock found it missing from the Michigan Vietnam Veterans Traveling Memorial. Mattson died in 1966 in…

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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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