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Chapter 704 Says New Memorial Is on the Way

March 23, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 704 says that construction of a proposed Vietnam veterans war memorial in the Cayuga County county city of Brutus, N.Y., is underway. The pieces of black granite set to form the…

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Chapter 944 Pushes for NY State Veterans Cemetery

March 16, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 944 President Thomas Buono met with U.S. Rep. Anthony Brindisi (D-N.Y.) and veterans affairs officials Feb. 20 to discuss the possibility of bringing New York’s first state veterans cemetery to…

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Chapter 944 Lobbies to Expand Agent Orange Coverages

March 9, 2020

Members of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 944 joined elected officials Feb. 17 in Utica, N.Y., to call for additional Agent Orange health care benefits. The VA currently recognizes more than a dozen illnesses as diseases…

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Chapter 20 Member Needs New Kidney

February 25, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 20 member Rodney L. Dutton of Canandaigua, N.Y., is in need of a new kidney. An active member of the chapter as well as the VFW, the Disabled American Veterans and…

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Chapter 704 Holds Wreaths Across America Ceremony

February 11, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 704 and Port Byron (N.Y.) Dana L. West High School held their 10th annual Wreaths Across America ceremony in Auburn Dec. 14. Presenting 44 wreaths, the event coincided with ceremonies…

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Chapter 704 Celebrates Wreaths Across America Day

February 4, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 704 helped sponsor a ceremony celebrating Wreaths Across America Day Dec. 14, 2019. Held at Saints Peter & John Episcopal Church in Auburn, N.Y., the event was among more than…

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Chapter 32 Dedicates New Monument

February 3, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Queens (N.Y.) Chapter 32 saw one of its pet projects completed when the new Queens Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Elmhurst Park opened Dec. 20, 2019. The memorial features two walls of granite…

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Chapter 82 Presents Colors at Beer Expo

December 19, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Nassau County Chapter 82 presented the colors during a tribute to veterans led by the Long Ireland Pipe And Drum Band at Long Island's 12th Annual Great Beer Expo on Nov. 9. Hundreds…

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Chapter 704 Raises Funds for Memorial

November 12, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 704 held a fundraising dinner to benefit the installation of a Vietnam War memorial in Cayuga County (New York) Oct. 12. The Thanksgiving-style menu included roast turkey, mashed potatoes with…

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Chapter 72 Joins Town Hall on VA Health Care

November 10, 2019

Danny Freidman, president of Vietnam Veterans of America Brooklyn Chapter 72, joined U.S. Rep. Max Rose (D-N.Y.); John Rowan, VVA national president; Lindsay Rodman, executive vice president, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America; and Kristen Rouse, president and…

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