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Chapter 441 Seeks Help Placing Flags

January 7, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 441 has issued a plea for help  in placing almost 200 American flags along Highway 101 in Newport, Ore., on national holidays. The chapter took the job over from aging World…

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Chapter 805 Displays Traveling Wall

August 8, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Umpqua Valley Chapter 805 brought the Oregon Vietnam Veterans Traveling Memorial to the Deschutes Historical Museum Aug. 3–4. The Deschutes Pioneer Association and the Deschutes County Historical Society sponsored the weekend appearance. The…

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Chapter 805 Supports Funeral Ceremonies

May 17, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 805 supported ceremonies transferring the cremains of 28 unclaimed and forgotten veterans to proper burial facilities this week. The transfers were the result of a two-year search by Carol Hunt,…

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Chapter 805 Offers Music, Health Classes

February 26, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 805 in Umpqua, Ore., is now offering "Moods in Music" and "Taking Charge of My Life and Health" classes in conjunction with the Roseburg (Ore.) VA. Held Tuesdays, Moods in Music offers beginning guitar…

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Chapter 805 to Exhibit Traveling Wall

December 7, 2018

[caption id="attachment_13237" align="alignright" width="300"] Umpqua Valley Chapter 805[/caption] Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 805 will exhibit its Oregon Memorial Traveling Wall inside the Oregon Coast Military Heritage Museum in Florence this week in conjunction with…

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Chapter 805 and Wreaths Across America honor veterans in Roseburg, Oregon.

Chapter 805 and AVVA Laid Wreaths in Oregon

December 27, 2017

VVA Umpqua Valley Chapter 805 participated in the laying of wreaths with Wreaths Across America on December 16 in Roseburg, Oregon.  (more…)

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AVVA Chapter 805 Educates at Agent Orange Meeting

October 6, 2017

AVVA Chapter 805 of Roseburg, OR held an Agent Orange Town Hall in September.  (more…)

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Chapter 805 Remembers Oregon’s Fallen

June 6, 2017

Vietnam veterans and those who had friends or relatives who perished in that war got a chance to see the traveling Vietnam War Wall during the Memorial Day Weekend at the Roseburg National Cemetery in…

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Chapter 757 Prevents Homelessness for Vietnam Veteran

Chapter 757 Prevents Homelessness for Vietnam Veteran

March 8, 2017

Chapter 757 of Brookings, OR stepped up to prevent a Vietnam veteran and his cat from going homeless after his home caught fire. Air Force veteran Bob Prindle lost everything in a fire and was…

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Chapter 805 Dedicates Battle Cross Memorial

March 7, 2017

Chapter 805 will dedicate a battle cross statue to the 58,000 fallen soldiers of the Vietnam War at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Roseburg, OR. The chapter sold nearly 4,000 calendars to raise the…

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