Articles Related to POW/MIA

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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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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