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Economic Opportunities Committee Update September/October 2021

October 8, 2021

BY BY FRANK BARRY, CHAIR Small businesses and startups have to contend with the complexities of payroll preparation. Wouldn’t it be great if there were a guide to help business owners with payroll processing in…

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Government Affairs Committee Update September/October 2021

October 4, 2021

BY PETE PETERSON, CHAIR The upcoming National Convention is happening at the most critical point of VVA’s existence. The Convention will either develop the method and means for us to pass on our knowledge to…

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Membership Affairs Committee Update July/August 2021

July 23, 2021

BY DICK SOUTHERN, CHAIR The tide has turned and we are gaining new members each month. Membership in VVA has topped 89,000. The key is that we are getting new members. Direct your efforts on…

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Government Affairs Committee Update July/August 2021

July 15, 2021

BY PETE PETERSON, CHAIR VVA congratulates VA Secretary Denis McDonough for his decision to immediately implement provisions of the William M. Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 (P.L. 116-283) by adding bladder…

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Government Affairs Committee Update May/June 2021

June 28, 2021

BY PETE PETERSON, CHAIR Enacting a law is only part of the legislative process: After the President signs a bill into law, the Executive Branch departments and agencies must implement it. VVA works with Congress…

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Government Affairs Committee Update July/August 2020

June 29, 2020

BY PETE PETERSON, CHAIR Before you can fix the problem, you must first find out what caused the problem. Race problems have existed since biblical times, yet we in America think that we can solve…

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Have a Happy (Virtual) Vietnam Veterans Day

March 28, 2020

Sunday, March 29, is National Vietnam War Veterans Day! VVA wishes you a happy and safe holiday. Unfortunately, most Vietnam Veterans of America events have been canceled or postponed to slow the spread of COVID-19…

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March 29, 2017

It’s Official: March 29 Is National Vietnam War Veterans Day

(Washington, DC) – “Forty-two years ago today, the last American combat troops left the former South Vietnam, marking the end of what was then our nation’s longest war,” said John Rowan, National President of Vietnam…

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The Louisiana National Guard 3rd Battalion of the 156th infantry (Source: KPLC)

A ‘watermelon welcome’ for our armed forces

August 4, 2016

Source: KPLC Men and women from the Louisiana National Guard got a special surprise today when returning from training at Camp Beauregard, an army installation north of Pineville. The Louisiana National Guard 3rd Battalion of…

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Collaboration

Chapter 938 Joins Local Partners

July 18, 2016

Bitterroot Valley Chapter 938 in Hamilton, Montana , recently became an official member of the local group Commemorative Partners, which honors Vietnam veterans. On May 4, chapter member Jim Hamilton presented the group with a…

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