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Chapter 409 Honors Duesterhoeft

March 25, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Blackhawk Chapter 409 recently honored Jefferson County (Wis.) Veterans Service Officer Yvonne Duesterhoeft at a March 10 meeting of the Jefferson County Board of Supervisors. Dick Schultz, a member of the Blackhawk…

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Chapter 221 Joins Celebration of Freedom

October 4, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 221 helped more than 600 students and veterans tour the American Veterans Traveling Tribute Vietnam Wall Sept. 6 in conjunction with its appearance at the first annual Celebration of Freedom Festival in Portage, Wis. The…

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Chapter 731 Hosts the Wall That Heals

September 30, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Manitowoc County (Wis.) Chapter 731 presented The Wall That Heals in cooperation with local businesses and individual sponsors from Sept. 12–15. A motorcycle escort accompanied the three-quarters replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall to…

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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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