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Chapter 1117 Helps Dedicate County Memorial

February 20, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1117 helped dedicate a Vietnam Memorial Wall Jan. 14 on the ground floor of the Marion County (Ohio) Building. The wall honors 26 Marion County men who lost their lives during…

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Chapter 16’s Mosure Joins Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame

December 24, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Columbus Chapter 16 member John T. “Ted” Mosure joined the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame Nov. 6 alongside 19 other honorees who have dedicated themselves to community service. The honorees included veterans…

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Chapter 746, Scouts Dispose of American Flags

December 16, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 746 disposed of approximately 1,000 tattered and worn American flags Oct. 27 with the help of Boy Scout Troop 121 of West Jefferson (Ohio) and a member of Grove City (Ohio) Girl Scout…

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Chapter 135 Observes the Fallen of Mahoning County

December 10, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 135 of Youngstown, Ohio, hosted a "Laying of the Roses" ceremony to honor 104 Mahoning County service members who made the ultimate sacrifice in Vietnam. Chapter member Bill Pacak emceed the ceremony,…

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Chapter 857 Sponsors Pinning Ceremony

December 5, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 857 and American Legion Post 494 sponsored a Vietnam veteran lapel pinning ceremony on Nov. 12 in Sugarcreek, Ohio. Part of the ongoing commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam…

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Wreaths at The Wall

Chapter 1095 To Hold Wreath-Laying Event

November 22, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1095 plans to hold a Wreaths Across America event on Saturday, Dec. 14 at Oak Grove Cemetery in Delaware, Ohio. The public is invited to attend. The goal is to place a…

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Chapter 249 Joins All-Veterans Picnic

October 3, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 249 joined the Bay Village (Ohio) Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9693 and Bay Village American Legion Post 385 to hold Westlake, Ohio's third annual All Veterans Picnic on Aug. 24. More…

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Chapter 1095 Helps Dispose of Worn Flags

July 14, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1095 held its annual Flag Day ceremony June 15 in Delaware, Ohio, to teach locals the significance of the flag and help dispose of worn and tattered flags properly. Following a presentation…

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Chapter 385 Rededicates Memorial

June 27, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Medina Chapter 385 helped rededicate a war memorial in Medina, Ohio, on Memorial Day. About 150 people attended, although the renovation wasn't quite complete — some 477 engraved pavers were installed…

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Chapter 1095 Members Take Honor Flight

May 25, 2019

Members of the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1095 in Delaware, Ohio, recently spent the day visiting the nation’s war memorials in Washington, D.C., with Honor Flight Columbus. The organization regularly flies the area's senior veterans…

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