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Chapter 437 Holds POW/MIA Remembrance

October 12, 2018

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 437 in Oshkosh, Wis., celebrated Annual POW/MIA Recognition Day last month with a ceremony featuring guest speaker Kevin Hermening, the youngest American to be held as a prisoner of war at the…

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Chapter 377 Stages Watch Fire for POW/MIA Day

October 4, 2018

VVA Finger Lakes Chapter 377 held its 28th annual Watch Fire to commemorate on National POW/MIA Recognition Day Sept. 21, 2019 at Myers Point in Lansing, N.Y. The event featured a watch fire ignited from a pile…

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Chapter 1098 Dedicates POW/MIA Plaque

October 4, 2018

Vietnam Veterans of America's Chapter 1098 held an afternoon of remembrance in September, dedicating a POW/MIA plaque at the Lake Charles, La., Veterans Park. “We will never forget those who remain unaccounted for and continue to try to…

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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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Chapter 858 Lays Wreaths at ‘The Punchbowl’

September 7, 2018

Members of Chapter 858 in Oahu, Hawaii, participate in every ceremony held at the majestic National Cemetery of the Pacific, known as “The Punchbowl.” Commemorations are held each Memorial Day, Veterans Day, Anzac Day, WWII [Battleship] Arizona…

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POW/MIA Affairs Committee Update November/December 2017

January 5, 2018

According to the Defense Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Accounting Agency (DPAA), as of October 17 there were 1,602 still missing from the Vietnam War.  (more…)

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Chapter 858 Continues to Remember the Fallen

December 28, 2017

Members of Oahu, Hawaii, Chapter 858 make it a point to attend and participate in ceremonies held throughout the year at the National Cemetery of the Pacific, commonly known as The Punchbowl.  (more…)

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Chapter 135 Remembers Fallen Heroes

November 7, 2017

Youngstown Chapter 135 held their annual Laying of the Roses ceremony in Youngstown, OH.  (more…)

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Chapter 377 Lights Watch Fire for POW/MIAs

September 26, 2017

Chapter 377 held a recent watch fire at a lake in Myers Park of Lansing, NY for the service men and women who are missing in action or prisoners of war.  (more…)

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