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Chapter 886 Plants Field of Flags

December 26, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 886 placed a field of flags at Union Point Park in New Bern, N.C., ahead of the town's Veterans Day events. The field included more than 400 flags, each tagged with the…

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Chapter 272’s Hoffman Speaks at Veterans Day Event

December 4, 2019

Allan Hoffman, past president of the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 272 and a former news anchor with WNCT-9, spoke Nov. 7 at Pitt Community College's PCC Veterans Salute in Winterville, N.C. The 22nd annual salute paid…

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Chapter 885’s Morris Leads Veterans Day Parade

November 25, 2019

Retired Capt. Ken Morris and other U.S. Coast Guard veterans served as Grand Marshals in the third annual Southeast North Carolina Veterans Day Parade in downtown Wilmington. Capt. Morris is one of only about 8,000 Coast…

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Chapter 886 Stages Field of Flags

November 23, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 886 held its annual Field of Flags celebration at Union Point Park in New Bern, N.C., over Veterans Day weekend. Each year, the chapter sponsors a field of up to 500…

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Chapter 885 Holds Fundraiser, Hosts Wall

August 9, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 885 held a fundraiser at July 20 at the Harris Teeter grocery store in Lumina Commons in Wilmington, N.C. The public was invited to purchase memorabilia and get acquainted with…

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Chapter 885 Hosts Traveling Memorial Wall

August 1, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 885 and the American Honor Guard of North Carolina brought the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall to Wilmington, N.C., over the weekend, July 26-July 29. The Wall was open for viewing…

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Chapter 990 Joins Memorial Day Event

July 11, 2019

The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 990 took part in a Memorial Day ceremony on May 23, remembering those who gave their lives in service to the country. Sponsored by the Just-A-Mere Garden Club, the…

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Chapter 980 Cosponsors Park Reopening

May 29, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 980 in Clyde, N.C., cosponsored a municipal park's grand reopening celebration in May. The community picnic included a free hot dog lunch, cookies, a clown, face painting and socializing. River’s…

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Chapter 654 Hosts Recognition Day

May 11, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Jon Panarese Chapter 654 in Jacksonville, N.C, hosted a Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day Ceremony on April 27. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune assisted with a color guard and firing detail. The…

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Rodgers Accepts Service Award From Chapter 980

March 7, 2019

[caption id="attachment_16738" align="alignright" width="300"] Laura Rodgers accepts the award with NCDAR's Mary Hines, flanked by Chapter 980's Jerry Warren and David Arrington.[/caption] Laura Rodgers, past regent of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Hugh…

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