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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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Chapter 20’s Gatto Speaks at Veterans Day Event

November 24, 2018

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 20 President Valentino Gatto led a Veterans Day ceremony held Nov. 11 at the Vietnam Memorial in Rochester, N.Y. "The real meaning of Veterans Day lies right here in this…

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‘Christine’ Helps Fund VVA Chapter 20

October 22, 2018

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 20 in Rochester, N.Y., recently benefited from a fundraiser featuring "Christine," the demonically possessed automobile that stars in the Stephen King movie of the same name. A party held at…

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POW/MIA Wood Flag

Chapter 377 Stages Watch Fire for POW/MIA Day

October 4, 2018

VVA Finger Lakes Chapter 377 held its 28th annual Watch Fire to commemorate on National POW/MIA Recognition Day Sept. 21, 2019 at Myers Point in Lansing, N.Y. The event featured a watch fire ignited from a pile…

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Chapter 944 Recognizes Gold Star Mothers

October 3, 2018

VVA Chapter 944 in Utica, N.Y., held a wreath-laying ceremony in honor of National Gold Star Mothers Day for in late September. The ceremony took place at the Gold Star Mothers monument in front of the city's…

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Agent Orange

Chapter 896 Fundraises for Silver Rose

November 2, 2017

The Lawrence G. Brown Memorial Chapter 896 recently co-sponsored a fundraiser for a Silver Rose Monument in Endicott, NY for veterans who were afflicted by exposure to Agent Orange.  (more…)

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Chapter 377 Lights Watch Fire for POW/MIAs

September 26, 2017

Chapter 377 held a recent watch fire at a lake in Myers Park of Lansing, NY for the service men and women who are missing in action or prisoners of war.  (more…)

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