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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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Chapter 364 Joins POW/MIA Remembrance

October 16, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 364 joined dozens of local citizens in honoring POW/MIAs from Cambria County, Pa., on Sept. 20, National POW/MIA recognition Day. The service shows that there are members of the community standing behind…

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Chapter 131 Holds POW/MIA Vigil

October 14, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 131 and the Berks County (Pa.) Forget-Me-Nots sponsored a candlelight vigil in observance of National POW-MIA Recognition Day Sept. 20. About 200 people attended the event, held at the Berks County Vietnam…

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Chapter 682 Dedicates Memorial Street Sign

October 9, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 682 will place a street sign honoring Capt. Paul Urquhart, who was listed missing in action after his helicopter was shot down in 1971, as part of its MIA Memorial Street…

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Car Show Raises Money for Chapter 364

September 28, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Laurel Highlands (Pa.) Chapter 364 was the beneficiary of funds raised at the 11th annual Johnstown Super Car Cruise. The end-of-summer car show brought together area car clubs and featured a variety of antiques,…

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