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Chapter 1000’s Wiggins Receives Quilt of Valor

December 25, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1000 President Victor Wiggins Jr. was one of 10 veterans living in the Temple, Texas, area to receive a Quilt of Valor last month. The Texas Patriotic Piecemakers, a partner organization of…

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Chapter 343 President Navarro Publishes Book

October 27, 2019

Al Navarro, president of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 343 in Houston, is now a published author. Released in March, A Genuine American Citizen Soldier tells the tale of a young Panamanian man who enlists in the U.S.…

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Chapter 898 Gets Go-Ahead for Wall

September 6, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 898 got the go-ahead to erect a wall of honor in remembrance of fallen Vietnam veterans in the Crossroads region of southeast Texas. Victoria County commissioners voted to approved a designated at the…

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Chapter 991 Announces Raffle Winners

July 20, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 991 in Palestine, Texas, completed its Spring Fundraising Drive in June, announcing the winners of a raffle sponsored by Buffalo Sporting Goods. Renee Jones took home the top prize, a Henry Big Boy…

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Chapter 922 Sponsors Veterans Appreciation Day

July 18, 2019

Veterans organizations teamed last month to host the sixth annual Baytown (Texas) Area Veterans Appreciation Day. Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 922 joined VFW Post 912, American Legion Post 323 and Disabled American Veterans Chapter 126…

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Chapter 1012’s Kasper Receives Commendation

May 18, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Heart of Texas Chapter 1012 President Henry Kasper and Sgt. Jerry Guinn, a Vietnam Air Force veteran, recently received a Congressional Veteran Commendations from U.S. Rep. Bill Flores (R) in Waco, alongside…

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Chapter 278 Chuckwagon Fundraiser Nets $10K

May 8, 2019

A fundraiser held by Texarkana's Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 278 likley netted more than $10,000 to help disabled and needy veterans in the area. Held March 30 at the Four States Fairgrounds, the second annual…

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Chapter 931 Participates in Vietnam Veterans Day Event

April 29, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Pineywoods Chapter 931 participated in a day of honor in recognition of National Vietnam War Veterans Day on March 29. The annual ceremony, held in Nacogdoches, Texas, attracted a record number…

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Chapter 1000 Gives Hamilton Quilt of Valor

April 26, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1000 hosted its second annual National Vietnam Veterans Day Commemorative Breakfast on March 29 at VFW Post 3892 in Harker Heights, Texas. About 30 people attended the breakfast, which featured…

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Chapter 920 Buries Vet With No Next of Kin

April 11, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 920 recently helped inter A Vietnam-era veteran who died in a Plano, Texas, hospital with no apparent next of kin. James Wesley Mount, 78, died last month after spending several years…

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