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Chapter 203 Honors Woodruff, Holds Chair Ceremony

September 10, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 203 honored its chaplain, George Woodruff, on Aug. 19. Air Force Airman First Class Woodruff served in Vietnam during 1970-1971, and was presented with an Achievement Medal. The chapter also performed…

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Chapter 380 Hosts Forgotten Eagles

August 27, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 380 hosted the Forgotten Eagles on the first day of the motorcycle club's three-day Ride Around Michigan on Aug. 7. Forgotten Eagles Chapter 1 members stopped at the VVA chapter office for lunch and…

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Chapter 278 to Hold 32nd POW/MIA Vigil

August 14, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 278 will hold its 32nd annual POW/MIA Vigil Sept. 20–21 at the Korea-Vietnam Memorial in downtown Texarkana, Ark. The vigil will start at 5:15 p.m. on Sept. 20 as part…

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Chapter 989 Dedicates POW/MIA Stadium Seat

August 11, 2019

The Reno Aces baseball team, the AAA affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, honored area veterans Aug. 3 with its annual Military Appreciation Night. As part of the festivities, the team dedicated a stadium seat to…

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Chapter 654 Hosts Recognition Day

May 11, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Jon Panarese Chapter 654 in Jacksonville, N.C, hosted a Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day Ceremony on April 27. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune assisted with a color guard and firing detail. The…

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Chapter 899 Pays Its Respects

January 21, 2019

More than 1,000 people including members of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 899 paid their respects to Peter Turnpu last week, after the 77-year-old Vietnam veteran died alone in his Waterford, N.J., home last month.…

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Chapter 274 Sponsors Veterans Appreciation Dinner

November 29, 2018

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 274 presented a ceremony honoring military personnel who didn't make it back from war as part of the fourth annual Veterans Appreciation Dinner held Nov. 11 in Cheboygan, Mich. Member Tracy Heath detailed the…

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Chapter 203 Participates in Hat Ceremony

November 6, 2018

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 203 recently presented the colors at a POW/MIA Hat Ceremony held in the Lookout Valley neighborhood of Chattanooga, Tenn. A salute to veterans on was held Nov. 1 at the Lookout Valley…

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Chapter 961 Participates in Remembrance Ceremony

October 25, 2018

Danny Greathouse, army specialist and president of the Vietnam Veterans of America Southern Utah Chapter 961, appeared at the second annual Missing Man/POW Remembrance Ceremony hosted by the Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine Southern Utah…

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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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