Articles Related to POW/MIA

Chapter 12’s Beauregard Named Citizen of the Year

February 27, 2020

Middletown, N.J., Mayor Tony Perry and the Township Committee named Dennis Beauregard its 2019 Distinguished Citizen of the Year on Jan. 21. Beauregard is the Middletown Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman and president of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter…

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Chapter 648 Presents Round Table Ceremony

January 17, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Mid Shore Chapter 648 presented the colors and a "Round Table" ceremony to commemorate the lost and missing at a Veterans Day event at the Dorchester County (Maryland) Historical Society (DCHS) Nov. 11.…

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Chapter 135 Observes the Fallen of Mahoning County

December 10, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 135 of Youngstown, Ohio, hosted a "Laying of the Roses" ceremony to honor 104 Mahoning County service members who made the ultimate sacrifice in Vietnam. Chapter member Bill Pacak emceed the ceremony,…

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Chapter 172 Celebrates Veterans Day

November 20, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 172 performed a POW/MIA ceremony at Veterans Day event held at the Rocky Gap (Md.) Veterans Cemetery on Nov. 11. American Legion Post 13 joined VVA to present the colors, and the Mountain Ridge…

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Chapter 946 Dedicates POW/MIA Chair

October 31, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Middle Georgia Chapter 946 installed a POW/MIA Chair of Honor at the Forsyth (Georgia) Welcome Center on National POW/MIA Recognition Day, Sept. 20. Member Claude Curlee told the Monroe County Reporter that…

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Chapter 1051 Observes POW/MIA Day

October 19, 2019

In honor of National POW/MIA Recognition Day, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1051 President David Cowherd read the names of each of 14 Kentuckians who fought in Vietnam and did not return at a ceremony…

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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 154 Holds Annual POW/MIA Vigil

October 12, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 154 conducted its annual 24-hour vigil at Resurrection Cemetery in Clinton Township (Michigan) starting at 2 p.m. on National POW/MIA Recognition Day, Sept. 20. The vigil called attention to the…

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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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