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VVA Commendation Medal Awarded to Ned Foote

April 28, 2017

VVA President John Rowan presented the organization’s highest award, the VVA Commendation Medal, to New York State President Ned Foote during the January Board of Directors meeting. (more…)

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Leadership Conference Wreath Laying

39th Anniversary of VVA

February 28, 2017

On March 1, 1978, the founding of the Council of Vietnam Veterans was established to make a priority of legislative issues affecting veterans of the Vietnam War. The veterans knew that they needed the support…

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Colorado State Council Bestows Award

February 23, 2017

The Colorado State Council recently presented an award to Dennis Dickey, owner of Castle Rock, CO restaurant Union, An American Bistro. The award was in recognition of the support the restaurant and its staff has…

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How AVVA's Diane Ficke helps Vietnam veterans

AVVA Supports Veterans in Alabama

January 6, 2017

Diane Ficke's first homework assignment in school was to go home and write about the Vietnam War. All she had to do was watch it on the news. Growing up during the war, news of…

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State Council Sponsors Welcome Home Parade in Tennessee

September 16, 2016

The Tennessee State Council of Vietnam Veterans of America sponsored a Welcome Home Parade in Clarksville, TN . The parade honored Vietnam veterans, as well as veterans who served in any branch of the US…

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Economic Opportunities Committee Update May/June 2016

May 31, 2016

As a member of a national organization such as VVA, opportunities present themselves that normally would not be available. Two recent veterans events demonstrate how important it is to be involved in your local community.…

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POW/MIA Committee Update May/June 2016

May 31, 2016

There remain 1, 621 missing from the Vietnam War. Since 1975, 962 men have been accounted for. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) recently accounted for Sgt. 1st Class Alan L. Boyer, Special Forces, listed…

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POW/MIA Committee Update March/April 2016

March 17, 2016

PM-3 Declassification of Information and Diligent Effort: The POW/MIA Committee monitors the actions of the National Declassification Center. More than 530 cubic feet (598 boxes) containing records of various Army commands and secret correspondences have…

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Economic Opportunities Committee Update March/April 2016

March 17, 2016

Public Affairs Resolution P-7 requires that each committee report annually to the membership on its progress in implementing the organization’s resolutions. Here is a progress report on the resolutions of the Economic Opportunities Committee. Please…

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Living up to the promise; Michigan takes the lead in helping Veterans

March 10, 2016

Once again, Michigan leads the nation with its support of Service Disabled and Veteran Owned Businesses (SD/VOBs) as the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) officially recognizes the National Veteran Business Development Council’s (NVBDC) certification process…

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