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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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James Dean, left, assisted Ricky Brown in etching his uncle’s name from the Tennessee Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall displayed in Cleveland, TN. PHOTO BY Joyanna Love, The Cleveland Daily Banner

Traveling Memorial Inspires Mix of Emotions in Tennessee

August 16, 2016

Flags lined either side of the memorial. Names of the fallen were etched on a black background. At the base of the wall, memorabilia from the Vietnam War and medals of soldiers were displayed. Styled…

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Agent Orange

Chapter 1078 Holds Agent Orange Town Hall

July 22, 2016

Knoxville, Tennessee, Chapter 1078 sponsored an Agent Orange town hall meeting on May 9 at the Washington Pike United Methodist Church in Knoxville. About a hundred Vietnam veterans and family members attended. “There are just…

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Wall

Tennessee Memorial Wall Displayed by Chapter 203

July 15, 2016

The Tennessee Memorial Wall, created and owned by Chattanooga Chapter 203 , went on display for a week in early April at the Hamilton Place Mall in Chattanooga. The event was put together by the…

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Bill Robinson Chapter VVA

Chapter 1078 Changes Name

July 11, 2016

The local Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter took on a new look when members voted to adopt the name of one of its members to be the official name of the chapter.  To honor the…

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