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Chapter 1078 Member Featured in Gallery Show

March 4, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1078 member Joe Spencer was Artist of the Month at Rogersville, Tenn.'s Local Artists’ Gallery’s in February. An accomplished photographer, Spencer enlisted in the Army and served in Vietnam in 1965–196,…

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Chapter 203 Gives to Wreaths Across Chattanooga

February 6, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 203 donated to Wreaths Across Chattanooga in December to honor veterans buried at the Chattanooga (Tenn.) National Cemetery. The donation covered more than 100 of the more than 10,000 wreaths placed…

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Chapter 240 Posts Colors at Tree Planting

January 31, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Sumner County Chapter 240 posted colors at a November 17 ceremony dedicating a tree and marker at the Hendersonville (Tenn.) Memorial Gardens in honor of the nation's veterans. Spearheaded by the local…

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Chapter 979 Participates in Burial Service

January 25, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Kingsport (Tenn.) Chapter 979 joined a graveside service Dec. 2, giving full military burial honors to U.S. Marine Corps veteran David Louis Grenier. Grenier served in the Vietnam War and died Nov.…

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Chapter 1113 to Renovate, Reopen Golf Course

January 24, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1113 will soon transform a golf course in Memphis, Tenn., into a "safe haven" for veterans and their families. Formerly operated by Memphis Athletic Ministries, the course will be outfitted to be…

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Chapter 203 Honors Vets Helping Vets’ Anderson

January 22, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Chattanooga (Tenn.) Chapter 203 recently honored member Larry Anderson for his involvement in the Vets Helping Vets program. Anderson has been involved with Vets Helping Vets since its launch six years ago, helping needy…

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Chapter 1129 Ready to Break Ground on Memorial Park

January 3, 2020

Veterans of America Chapter 1129 joined a Cheatham County (Tenn.) Veterans Day ceremony in November, announcing that it is nearly ready to break ground on a new Veterans Memorial Park. The county granted the chapter a 99-year lease…

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Chapter 1073 Donates Flags to Local School

September 19, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) Chapter 1073 donated American flags to the Washburn School, a K–12 facility in Washburn, Tenn., earlier this month. Students at the school recently began saying the Pledge of Allegiance at the…

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Chapter 1140 Elects First Officers, Board

September 12, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1140 in Franklin, Tenn., recently received certification from VVA state and national bodies and named its first five-member board of directors and slate of officers in August. "We needed 25 members…

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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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