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Nevada Veterans Services Names Dickinson Veteran of the Month

October 17, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Sierra Nevada Chapter 989's Linda Dickinson was named September's Veteran of the Month by the Nevada Department of Veterans Services (NVDS) in recognition of her service to fellow veterans. Dickinson served in the…

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Chapter 989 Dedicates POW/MIA Stadium Seat

August 11, 2019

The Reno Aces baseball team, the AAA affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, honored area veterans Aug. 3 with its annual Military Appreciation Night. As part of the festivities, the team dedicated a stadium seat to…

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Chapter 989 Sponsors Remembrance Event

April 23, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Sierra Nevada Chapter 989 and the Nevada Department of Veterans Services (NDVS) sponsored a Vietnam War Veterans Remembrance Event and All Veterans Luncheon last month in honor of National Vietnam War Veterans Day,…

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Chapter 989 Participates in ‘Reaching for Zero’ Brunch

March 20, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 989 will present the colors at the second Reaching For Zero: A Veteran Appreciation and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Awareness Brunch, to be held Sat., April 13 at the Governor's Mansion in…

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Chapter 989 Stages Vietnam Remembrance Day Luncheon

March 15, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Sierra Nevada Chapter 989 will hold a Vietnam War Veterans Remembrance Day and All Veterans Luncheon March 30, 2019 in Reno, Nev. The event will begin by welcoming veterans home and thanking…

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Chapter 17 Reports Recurring Thefts of Donations

February 21, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 17 reports its headquarters location in Las Vegas has been hit repeatedly by burglars, who have stolen clothing, wheelchairs and other donations intended for needy veterans. “They’ve taken scooters. Electric scooters. They’ve…

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Chapter 388 Receives Donation From Local Realty Firm

January 11, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 388 recently received a donation of more than $1,500 from Coldwell Banker Select in Carson City, which continued its annual tradition of donating tips collected from Nevada Day and other events…

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Chapter 388 Nominee Accepts Veteran of the Month

December 29, 2018

Tom Spencer, president of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 388 in Carson City, Nevada, nominated Richard "Dick" Whiston to be December's Veteran of the Month. Whiston, a Korean War veteran, accepted the honor Dec. 19…

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Chapter 388 Donates to Veterans Resource Center

December 26, 2018

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 388 recently made a $4,000 donation to the Veterans Resource Center (VRC) at Western Nevada College (WNC) in Carson City. The VRC's focus is to help veterans and their families access…

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Chapter 388 President Spencer Honored

October 10, 2018

VVA Chapter 388 President Tom Spencer was named September Veteran of the Month by the Nevada Department of Veteran Services (NVDS). Jim Forbus, a supporter of Honor Flight Nevada, was named Veteran Supporter of the Month. "These…

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