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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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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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Chapter 1002 Leads St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 29, 2019

More than 50 members of Vietnam Veterans of America Wallkill Valley Vernon Chapter 1002 led the 16th annual Sussex County St. Patrick's Day Parade as Grand Marshals on March 16 in Newton, N.J. The parade lasted more…

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Chapter 12 Supports ‘Take a Veteran Fishing’ Day

March 18, 2019

Cardinale Enterprises will host its third annual Take a Veteran Fishing Day at Lake Julianna in Millstone Township, N.J., on May 4, 2019, with support from Vietnam Veterans of America Shore Area Chapter 12, Project Healing…

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Legislators Honor Chapter 1002 Grand Marshals

March 8, 2019

Members of Vietnam Veterans of America Wallkill Valley Chapter 1002 were honored at the the annual Sussex County (New Jersey) St. Patrick’s Day Parade Grand Marshals’ Luncheon by Assemblyman Parker Space (R-Sussex, Warren, Morris). Space presented a…

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Chapter 1068 Reviews Vietnam War Novel F.N.G.

February 1, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1068 in Somerdale, N.J., recently reviewed F.N.G., a novel about the Vietnam War by Donald Bodey originally published in 1987 and updated in 2007 to reflect the Iraq war. Based…

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Chapter 899 Pays Its Respects

January 21, 2019

More than 1,000 people including members of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 899 paid their respects to Peter Turnpu last week, after the 77-year-old Vietnam veteran died alone in his Waterford, N.J., home last month.…

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