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Chapter 203 Wall

Chapter 203 Welcomed Home

April 26, 2017

Over 1,000 members of the Chattanooga, TN community recently expressed their thanks and expressed a warm welcome to local Vietnam veterans and Chapter 203. Vietnam veterans in attendance were pinned with the Vietnam Commemorative Pin…

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Chapter 1078

Chapter 1078 Revisited Vietnam

April 17, 2017

The Captain Bill Robinson Chapter 1078 of Knoxville, TN organized a trip to Vietnam in late January. Twenty-four Vietnam War veterans took part in the trip, along with local news anchor John Becker. Why the…

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Chapter 203

Chapter 203 Presents 3-Day Welcome Home

March 20, 2017

Chapter 203 and the local Daughters of the American Revolution chapter of Chattanooga, TN will have a three day Welcome Home event for Vietnam veterans from nine counties in Tennessee and Georgia. Donated venue space…

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Robertson County VVA

Welcome to Newest Chapter in Tennessee

February 27, 2017

The Tennessee State Council has provided assistance in the chartering of the newest chapter of VVA in Robertson County. The process from expression of interest to the presentation of the charter was begun in December. …

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Sevierville, TN

Chapter 1078 Replaces Wildfire Victim’s Purple Heart

January 27, 2017

Friday was an emotional day in Sevierville, TN for Jim Cogdill, a disabled Vietnam veteran. The motto of the Vietnam Veterans of America is “never again will one generation of vets abandon another.” Jim Cogdill,…

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Thanksgiving meal

Chapter 1015 Celebrate Camaraderie During Holiday Dinner

January 19, 2017

The Cumberland Plateau Chapter 1015 recently indulged in merriment and fellowship over Christmas dinner in Crossville, TN . During the holidays, they took a moment to reconnect with veteran friends and spouses and reflect on…

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Burchett receives honor from veterans, Photo: Paul Efird/News Sentinel

Chapter 1078 Honors Mayor in Tennessee

December 23, 2016

Veterans recognized Knox County (TN) Mayor Tim Burchett for his service on Thursday. The Vietnam Veterans of America Bill Robinson Chapter 1078 nominated Burchett for an honorary life membership to the national Vietnam Veterans of…

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Chapter 1078 Welcome

Chapter 1078 Welcomes Home Young Veterans

November 3, 2016

In Knoxville, TN , Chapter 1078 held a Tribute to Modern War Veterans August 6 to recognize, honor, and welcome home local younger veterans. An emotional high point was when Sgt. Danny Gordon, just one…

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Welcome to Clarksville, TN

State Council Sponsors Welcome Home Parade in Tennessee

September 16, 2016

The Tennessee State Council of Vietnam Veterans of America sponsored a Welcome Home Parade in Clarksville, TN . The parade honored Vietnam veterans, as well as veterans who served in any branch of the US…

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Gibson County, TN

A New Chapter Will Sprout Up in Tennessee

September 2, 2016

Vietnam veterans interested in forming a new VVA chapter recently gathered in Trenton, TN . The veterans say some of the programs they hope to implement include scholarships, financial relief for veterans, holding town halls…

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