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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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Chapter 870 Hosts Moving Wall

April 2, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 870 in Schulenburg, Texas, will host the American Veterans Traveling Tribute or Moving Wall this weekend. The 4/5 scale replica of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C., lists the more…

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Chapter 431 Holds Food Drive

March 11, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 431 in El Paso, Texas, recently held a food drive for other veterans and members of the community outside an area Walmart. Customers donated food and money, and the veterans told Good Morning…

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Chapter 1009 Supports Community

February 27, 2019

Vietnam Veterans Of America Chapter 1009 in Corsicana, Texas, has been heralded by the Athens Daily Review for its actions to support the community. The chapter recently donated $500 to the local Red Cross to…

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Chapter 278 to Hold Second ‘Chuckwagon’ Fundraiser

February 22, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 278 will hold the second annual Wagons for Veterans fundraiser on March 30. Centered around a "chuckwagon"-style banquet with foods cooked in cast-iron pots over open fires, the fundraiser will benefit local…

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Chapter 278 Takes First Prize in Chili Cookoff

February 20, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 278 took first place among civic contestants in the 20th annual Texarkana (Texas) Area Veterans Council Chili Cook-Off fundraiser on Feb. 15. The event attracted more than 450 people to sample various…

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