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Chapter 236 Leads Wall That Heals Ceremony

July 26, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 236 of Janesville, Wis., led a ceremony in West Dundee, Ill., introducing The Wall That Heals for viewing on Independence Day. The mobile, three-quarter-sized replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial attracted hundreds of…

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Chapter 371 Offers Scholarships to Local Students

February 15, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 731 in Manitowoc County, Wis., is offering up to three $1,000 scholarships to Manitowoc County high school seniors who meet its grade-point and resident qualifications. To qualify for a scholarship, applicants…

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Chapter 224 Helps Plan Pearly Gates Ride

January 22, 2019

The annual Pearly Gates Veterans Ride (PGVR) will be held July 13, 2019, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 224 announced with its partners, the Desert Veterans of Wisconsin and Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association of Wisconsin.…

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Chapter 731 Spearheads Wisconsin Wall Appearance

January 10, 2019

The Wall That Heals — a three-quarter-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and mobile Education Center — will be coming coming to Manitowoc, Wis., in 2019 thanks to the efforts of Terry "T.J." Johnson, president…

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Chapter 437 Holds POW/MIA Remembrance

October 12, 2018

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 437 in Oshkosh, Wis., celebrated Annual POW/MIA Recognition Day last month with a ceremony featuring guest speaker Kevin Hermening, the youngest American to be held as a prisoner of war at the…

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VVA Gogebic-Iron Range Chapter 529 of Hurley, Wisc

Chapter 529 Sponsored Kids’ Visit with Santa

January 29, 2018

VVA Gogebic-Iron Range Chapter 529 of Hurley, Wisc. sponsored an event for local children to visit with Santa Claus.  (more…)

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Chapter 437 Helps with Mixed-Media Mural Wall for Veterans

December 6, 2017

VVA Chapter 437 assisted with an artistic mural wall for alumni of Oshkosh High School and West High School in Oshkosh, Wisconsin who served in the military.  (more…)

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Chapter 731

Chapter 731 Recognized for Support of Crime Prevention

April 7, 2017

The Manitowoc Police Department and Manitowoc Crime Prevention Committee recently honored Chapter 731 of Manitowoc, WI with the 37th Annual Crime Prevention Award. The chapter continues to be instrumental in supporting the police department’s community…

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Gold Star Families and Chapter 731 Remembers the Lost

October 11, 2016

Chapter 731 and Gold Star Mothers and Families of Manitowoc County, WI recently gathered for a special event to remember their loved ones. There was a ceremonial reading of the names of all the sons…

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Veteran Reunion

Reunion by Chapter 331 to Recollect Calmer Times

August 15, 2016

The St. Croix Valley Chapter 331 in River Falls, WI will sponsor their annual veterans’ reunion. The name of the event, the China Beach Veterans Reunion, is taken from a beach in Vietnam where soldiers…

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