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Local Police Replace Chapter 154’s Generator

February 4, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 154 accepted a new generator from the Clinton Township (Mich.) police, replacing the one stolen with the chapter's pickup truck and trailer on Christmas Day. Unionized police and command officers chipped in on…

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Moving Wall Heads to Mississippi

October 18, 2018

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1057 in Brandon, Miss., has partnered with the Flora Car Show to host the Traveling Wall, an 80 percent replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. An honor escort will…

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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

Chapter 203 Educates Public on Vietnam Memorials

May 16, 2017

Chapter 203 held a community awareness event in Kimball, TN in late April.  (more…)

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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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Vietnam veterans honored at Jackson County Fair during morning event. Courtesy of Samantha Madar, MLive/Jackson Citizen Patriot

Chapter 109 Honored at Jackson County Fair

August 12, 2016

Instead of being honored for their service, people welcomed Vietnam War veterans home after the war by spitting at them and calling them "baby killers, " said Bob Wilkinson, president of Jackson (MI) 's Vietnam…

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Facing the Wall

February 18, 2016

The throbbing roar of fifty motorcycles announced the motorcade. Most of the riders had longish hair, beards, and mustaches. This gray brigade seemed serious, proud, and glad the trip was over. They had been in…

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