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Chapter 862 Honors Vietnam Nurses

February 28, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Southwestern Pennsylvania Chapter 862 honored nurses who served in Vietnam at its 21st annual Tet Reunion Party on Feb. 15. About 11,000 American military women were stationed in Vietnam during the war, and about…

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Chapter 862 Holds Christmas Vigil

February 7, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 862 held a Christmas vigil overnight Dec. 24–25, 2019 at the Beaver County (Pa.) Vietnam War Memorial. The chapter has held the event for the past several years to remember…

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Chapter 741 Provides Color Guard for Freedom Awards

January 23, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Smedley D. Butler Chapter 741 provided a color guard for the sixth annual Delaware County (Penn.) Freedom Medal Award Dinner on Nov. 14. More than 600 people packed the Springfield Country Club to…

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Chapter 720 Members Honored at Elementary School

December 27, 2019

Members of Vietnam Veterans of America Bucktail (Pa.) Chapter 720 were among the more than 100 honored by students at Brockway Area Elementary School’s annual Veterans Day event last month. Members of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7252, American…

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Chapter 682 Unveils Honorary Street Sign

December 12, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 682 dedicated a street sign in Peters Township, Pa., in honor of U.S. Army Capt. Paul D. Urquhart, who went missing in action in Vietnam. The Oct. 31 ceremony was part of…

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Chapter 1008 Veterans Set to Return to Vietnam

November 30, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1008 held a fundraiser Nov. 9 to help 17 veterans and several spouses visit Vietnam next spring. Vietnamese-born Lei Williams — a teacher at Garden Spot High School who often invites chapter members to…

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Chapter 349 Members Recognized With Quilts of Valor

November 16, 2019

Members of the Vietnam Veterans of America Valley Forge (Pa.) Chapter 349 Honor Guard were presented with 12 Quilts of Valor by the Homemakers Country Quilters of Collegeville on Oct. 11. More than 200,000 quilts have…

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Chapter 678 Raises Memorial Banners in Stroudsburg

November 15, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Pocono Chapter 678 installed pictorial banners honoring area veterans in downtown Stroudsburg, Pa. More than 90 banners are avialable in Courthouse Square for sponsorship, with the chapter picking up the tab for…

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Chapter 542 Hosts Williamson at Roundtable

November 1, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Michael J. Novosel MOH Chapter 542 again hosted its regular Central Pennsylvania Vietnam Round Table on Oct. 10 in Harrisburg. Craig Williamson, a Vietnam veteran from Carlisle discussed his experiences as a platoon…

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Chapter 1008 Plans Veterans Day Bus Trip

October 26, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America and Associates Chapter 1008 of Lancaster (Pa.) is inviting veterans and members of the public to join them on a bus trip to celebrate Veterans Day in Washington, D.C., on Monday,…

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