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Chapter 11 Aids in Creating Jail Dorm for Veterans

September 22, 2016

For 18 years members of Suffolk County Chapter 11 have visited inmates of the Suffolk County Correctional Facility in Yaphank, NY . Their interactions prompted them to create Veterans Re-entry Program. One part of the…

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Corrections Salute

Long Island Veterans Mentor Incarcerated Veterans

August 31, 2016

A Long Island, NY chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 11 , is working with the Suffolk County Courts to help veterans on the wrong side of the law readjust to civilian life…

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AH1 Cobra Helicopter

Another Type of Vietnam Veteran Memorialized

August 23, 2016

A helicopter that was shot down in combat during the Vietnam War, and then rehabbed, will be placed in a new memorial in Tonawanda, NY thanks to the efforts of Chapter 77 . Local veterans…

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Food Donation

Chapter 77’s KIA Roadmarch Carried a Twist for Participants

August 22, 2016

More than 400 runners hit the pavement Saturday for the Fourth Annual K.I.A. Memorial Roadmarch in Orchard Park, NY . Runners and walkers remembered military members from New York State killed in action since September…

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Elmira, New York

Chapter 803 Preserves Historic Building for Museum

July 15, 2016

Elmira, New York, Chapter 803 recently received the 2016 Elmira Historic Preservation Award from the city’s historic preservation group, Historic Elmira. The award honored the chapter for adaptively reusing a historic building and creating its…

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New York VVA Chapters Donate to Memorial for Security Cameras

February 4, 2016

VVA Chapter 681 recently made donations to a local veteran memorial in honor of Vietnam veteran Francis “Frank” Daniel Zuhlke, who died October 2015. Zuhlke was a life member of Chapter 681, and this donation was…

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May First by Duane Jackson

February 11, 2014

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="330"] VVA's Duane Jackson at Times Square[/caption] On May 1, 2010, Duane Jackson was going about his business working at his vendors stand near Times Square in New York City. At around…

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