Articles Related to POW

Chapter 96 Plans POW Bracelet Memorial

July 29, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Big Bend Chapter 96 is planning to erect a 7-foot replica of the stainless steel POW  bracelet worn by more than 5 million people starting in the 1970s. Pending collection of an…

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Chapter 542 Hosts Documentary Showing

November 9, 2018

[caption id="attachment_15872" align="alignright" width="300"] John Travers, upper right, was an all-state basketball player before he was a war hero.[/caption] Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 542 and the Central Pennsylvania Roundtable recently hosted a viewing of the Vietnam…

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Chapter 278 Holds Vigil to Honor POW/MIAs

October 3, 2018

VVA's Texarkana Area Chapter 278 held its 31st Annual POW-MIA Vigil last month at Texarkana's Korea-Vietnam Memorial. The vigil started on Friday, Sept. 21, National POW-MIA Recognition Day, and ended Saturday evening with a candlelight service. A Ride…

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Chapter 949 President Speaks for POW/MIA Day

September 21, 2018

Ron Wrobelewski, president of Vietnam Veterans of America’s Tri-State Chapter 949, spoke at a National POW and MIA Recognition Day ceremony in Gallipolis, Ohio, today. POW and MIA Recognition Day is observed annually on the…

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May 11, 2018

VVA Condemns Disrespect of Vietnam Veteran John McCain

(Washington, D.C)--“The recent comments about Senator McCain from Kelly Sadler and Thomas McInerney are profoundly disrespectful and offensive, and they both ought to be ashamed,” said John Rowan, President of Vietnam Veterans of America. “After serving his…

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First Light by Chuck Gross

March 7, 2014

Chuck Gross is the author of the memoir,   Rattler One-Seven: A Vietnam Helicopter Pilot’s War Story . Gross flew helicopters in Vietnam and was shot down twice. He had a post-war career as a…

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