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Chattanooga Veterans Council Honors Chapter 203 President

March 12, 2019

The Chattanooga, Tenn., Area Veteran’s Council recently held its annual awards banquet at the Walden Club in downtown Chattanooga, recognizing Charlie Hobbs, chapter president of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 203 with a commendation and a $50 gift…

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Tennessee State Council Hosts Show

March 1, 2019

The Vietnam Veterans of America's Tennessee State Council will bring Johnny Counterfit, musician, comedian and impressionist, to a March 9 fundraiser at the Capitol Theater in Lebanon, Tenn. The Emmy Award-winning entertainer has donated the show…

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Chapter 1078 Presents Honors to Retired Veterans

February 13, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1078 member Bill Robinson recently presented several residents of Sherrill Hills Retirement Community in Knoxville, Tenn., with U.S. Department of Defense Vietnam Commemoration lapel pins and certificates. Knox County Mayor Glenn…

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Chapter 1073 Packs Duffels for Homeless Vets

February 8, 2019

In December, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1073 in Morristown, Tenn., assembled homemade duffel bags with toiletries for homeless veterans at the Mountain Home Veterans Administration Medical Center in Johnson City. The hand-sewn bags —…

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Chapter 1015 Donates to Transitional Home

January 23, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Cumberland Plateau (Tenn.) Chapter 1015 recently raised and donated $2,815 to the Bread of Life Rescue Mission for use in rehabbing a transitional house for homeless veterans. Bread of Life has worked with…

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Trailer Stolen From Chapter 1053

January 17, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1053 had a trailer containing thousands of dollars worth of tools and equipment stolen from a lot in New Johnsonville, Tenn., before dawn on Wednesday, Jan. 16. According to video surveillance, the…

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Chapter 1015 Recognizes Color Guard

January 9, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Plateau Chapter 1015 celebrated Christmas on Dec. 10 with a dinner party at the Thunderbird Recreation Center in Crossville, Tenn., recognizing members of the chapter color guard with certificates of appreciation. The…

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Chapter 203 Recognizes Surviving Spouses

January 3, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 203 in Chattanooga, Tenn., is participating in a new Department of Defense (DOD) program recognizing the spouses of deceased veterans from the Vietnam era. The Deceased Vietnam Veteran’s Surviving Spouse certificate and…

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Chapter 1073 Gives to Homeless Veterans

January 1, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1073 in Morristown, Tenn., presented a $2,500 check to Morristown-Hamblen Central Services last month to give gift baskets to area Vietnam veterans. Several chapter members have experienced homelessness themselves, and…

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Chapter 1015’s Taylor Takes Virtual Honor Flight

December 19, 2018

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1015 Sgt. (Ret.) Dan Taylor was among 29 veterans who recently went on a virtual HonorAir flight in Knoxville, Tenn., for veterans who couldn't physically make the journey to Washington, D.C.,…

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