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Chapter 151’s Wilson Named Parade’s Grand Marshal

March 27, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 151 member and American Legion Post 19 Commander Mike Wilson has been named the 101st Grand Marshal of Bayonne, N.J.'s 2020 Memorial Day Parade. Wilson was presented with a sash at the…

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Chapter 12’s Beauregard Named Citizen of the Year

February 27, 2020

Middletown, N.J., Mayor Tony Perry and the Township Committee named Dennis Beauregard its 2019 Distinguished Citizen of the Year on Jan. 21. Beauregard is the Middletown Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman and president of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter…

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Food Donation

Chapter 899 Spearheads Holiday Food Drive

February 12, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 899, the Bordentown (N.J.) Veterans Advisory Committee  and Homiak Transport Inc. recently spearheaded a holiday food drive that donated about 10,000 pounds of food to active-duty and retired military personnel Dec.…

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Chapter 1068 Accepts Crash Proof Donation

January 25, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1068 received a $2,000 donation from Phil Cannella, Joann Small and Crash Proof Retirement in support of the annual Andrew F. "Doc" Johnson Memorial Golf Tournament. This is the fifth straight…

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Chapter 452 Collects Letters to Send to Troops

January 19, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 452 member Joe Ferrara joined Roosevelt Elementary School's Veterans Day event in Plainfield. N.J., on Nov. 4 to collect letters to active-duty troops from students. Held annually, the event features…

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Chapter 955 Gives Motorcycle to Iraq War Vet

November 2, 2019

Mike Kelly, Jr., Vice Director of VVA Chapter 955 and a member of American Legion Post 184 in Wildwood, N.J., recently organized the donation of motorcycle to a young Iraq War veteran. Kelly's friend Carol…

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Girl Fishing

Chapter 12 Helps Special Needs Kids Fish

October 10, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 12's Play HOOK-e members volunteered to support special needs children aged 6 to 16 at the third annual Wish’n to go Fish’n Outdoor Fun Day at Lake Julianna in Millstone…

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Chapters 233, 452 Join Patriots in Honoring Veterans

September 3, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 452 joined the the Somerset (N.J.) Patriots baseball team to honor veterans and current members of the military on Aug. 25. The event honored the Guards of the Tomb of the…

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Chapter 955’s Hagan Wins Good Deeds Award

July 17, 2019

The Exchange Club of Ocean City (New Jersey) named Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 955 named member Jack Hagan as the recipient of its 54th Annual Golden Deeds Award in June. The award recognizes a Cape May County or…

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Chapter 955 Helps Dedicate POW/MIA Chair of Honor

June 14, 2019

Bill Davenport, a member of Vietnam Veterans of America's Michael P. Callahan Chapter 955, researched the names of area POW/MIAs ahead of the dedication of a Prisoner of War (POW) Chair of Honor at Wildwood, N.J.'s…

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