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Chapter 961 Observes Veterans Day

December 13, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 961 participated in Southern Utah's 9th Annual Veterans Day event at SunRiver Veterans Honor Park in St. George Nov. 11. American Legion Post 142, Marine Corp League Detachment 1270, the Knights of Columbus…

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Chapter 1079 Observes Veterans Day

December 11, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1079 and Associates hosted the 14th annual Northern Utah Veterans Day Parade on Nov. 9 with the Fleet Reserve Association and the City of Layton. The parade stepped off at 11:11 a.m., the…

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More Than 180 Veterans Attend Chapter 961 Event

May 3, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Southern Utah Chapter 961 held a National Vietnam War Veterans Day ceremony March 29, commemorating the day when the last U.S. troops were evacuated from the Vietnam. More than 180 veterans attended the…

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Chapter 961 Member Takes to the Road

September 20, 2018

Raymond Black, a Vietnam veteran and member of VVA Chapter 961 in St. George, Utah, left his home under police escort May 14, starting a 1,000-mile journey aboard his trusty mobility scooter to raise funds…

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Utah State Council

Utah State Council Held Bob Hope-Style Fundraiser

November 30, 2017

The Utah State Council held a unique fundraiser June 10 to raise funds to build a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Commons Park in Layton, Utah.  (more…)

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Howland Citizen of the Year Award

Howland Recognized as Citizen of the Year

May 22, 2017

Utah State Council President and one of Northern Utah Chapter 1079 founders, Marine Sergeant Dennis Howland, was recently awarded as 2017's Utah Elks Association Citizen of the Year.  (more…)

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Utah State Capitol ceremony

Vietnam Veterans honored at Utah State Capitol

May 15, 2017

VVA members in Utah gathered with the VA and the Utah Army on March 29th to hold the Vietnam Veteran Memorial Ceremony at the Utah State Capitol. (more…)

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Veteran Service Dogs

Chapter 961 Protects Police K9s

April 5, 2017

Southern Utah Chapter 961 in Washington City, UT presented a check for a police dog's bullet-proof vest. The check was presented in a ceremony near the traveling 'Wall That Heals'. The canine vests are specially…

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Photo by Hollie Reina, St. George News

Chapter 961 Displays Wall That Heals

March 23, 2017

In a short but solemn ceremony Thursday morning, the Wall That Heals, a traveling half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C. was officially opened to the public. The arrival of the wall…

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Utah in the US

Utah to Reveal Vietnam Veterans Monument

September 8, 2016

A new memorial dedicated to 400 men and women of Utah that died in combat during the Vietnam War will be erected in September in Washington City. Southern Utah Chapter 961 will lead the ceremony.…

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