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Chapter 32 Joins Queens Memorial Day Vigil

June 11, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 32 participated in an annual Memorial Day vigil for fallen soldiers in Maspeth Memorial Park in Queens, N.Y. The chapter provided an Honor Guard for the ceremony, which has now…

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Chapter 704 Raises Funds for Memorial

May 22, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 704 is raising funds to build a memorial to Cayuga County (N.Y.) residents who served in Southeast Asia, Memorial Committee President Nick Valenti recently told the Finger Lakes Daily News. Honoring…

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Chapter 103 to Retire New York’s Worn Flags at Watchfire

May 19, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 103 will assist New Yorkers in disposing of worn and tattered American flags at a Memorial Day Watchfire event to be held Sunday, May 26 at the New York State Fairgrounds…

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Chapter 32 Raises Flag for Vietnam Veterans Day

April 19, 2019

Members of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 32 gathered in Ozone Park, N.Y., alongside elected officials, law enforcement officers and members of the public last month to raise a flag in honor of National Vietnam…

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Chapter 944 Joins Congressman’s Advisory Committee

April 10, 2019

Representatives of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 944 in Utica, N.Y., recently participated in the first meeting of U.S. Congressman Anthony Brindisi's (D-N.Y.) Veterans Advisory Council. A member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, Brindisi presented a…

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Chapter 865 Participates in Highway Dedication

March 27, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 865 presented the colors, played taps and fired a 21-gun salute at a recent ceremony dedicating the Sgt. James “J.C.” Matteson Memorial Highway on Route 394 in New York. Led…

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Chapter 32 Joins Valentines for Vets Drive

February 14, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 32 in Queens, N.Y., recently participated in New York Assembly Member Mike Miller's 10th Annual Valentines for Veterans Drive. The annual charity drive collects and donates supplies to veterans living…

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Chapter 803 Spearheads Wreath Cleanup

January 25, 2019

Members of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 803 spearheaded cleanup of the more than 4,300 wreaths placed at Woodlawn National Cemetery in Elmira, N.Y., during the holidays as part of the annual Wreaths Across America observance. The…

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Chapter 32 Breaks Ground on New Monument

December 4, 2018

Thanks to Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 32 in Queens, N.Y., a $2.8 million memorial is being built in Elmhurst Park to honor 371 local service men and women who died as a result of…

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Chapter 8 Thanks Disabled Veterans

December 3, 2018

Vietnam Veterans of America Capital District Chapter 8 in Troy, N.Y., joined Disabled American Veterans Chapter 38 in offering thanks to residents of the Peter M. Guenette Apartments in Lansingburgh on Nov. 21. Veterans were given…

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