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  • 03/23/15 Vietnam Veterans to Share Their Stories with Students
    Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 101 is a registered partner of the Vietnam War 50th Anniversary Commemoration and they are planning a series of events in recognition of the anniversary. Two of the events include visits to local schools, the first of which will take place on April 8.
  • 03/23/15 Mayor of Lebanon Receives Honorary Lifetime Membership in VVA
    Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1004 presented Mayor Randall Hutto with an honorary lifetime membership. The chapter wanted to thank Hutto for his support of veterans and the Wilson County Veterans Park.
  • 03/17/15 Veterans in West Virginia Salute First Responders
    Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 628 of Princeton, West Virginia joined forces with the Princeton Rotary Club to show their appreciation for police, fire and emergency medical responders during a First Responders Luncheon at the Fred Gilbert Center/ Vietnam Veterans Center on Thorn Street. Were constantly trying to do something positive in the community, said Ed Taylor, president of Chapter 628.
  • 03/16/15 Vets Helping Vets Quit Smoking
    Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 154 of Michigan is helping their fellow veterans kick their smoking habit. The chapter received funding from the Michigan Department of Community Health to assist veterans who wish to stop smoking.
  • 03/09/15 Fourth Graders Collect Books for Veterans
    Students in Derby, Connecticut organized a book drive to benefit their local Vietnam Veterans of America chapter and they managed to collect 3,158 books, which will be donated to various veterans facilities in Connecticut and West Virginia.
  • 03/03/15 Escorting Disabled Veterans
    Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 960 in South Carolina along with the Disabled Veterans Association and the county, are now offering veterans free transportation to their appointments at the VA in Columbia and Charleston.
  • 03/03/15 Veteran Education Program
    Thomas Edison State College has teamed up with Comcast, Vietnam Veterans of America, and the National Veteran Business Development Council to produce two public service announcements to encourage veterans to further their education.
  • 03/03/15 Funding for Agent Orange in North Dakota
    The North Dakota House passed a bill appropriating $50,000 to help Vietnam veterans sickened by Agent Orange. Now the bill will go to the Senate. VVA North Dakota State Council President Dan Stenvold is also a member of the VVA's National Agent Orange Committee and said the money is used to educate veterans and their families about the effects of Agent Orange. Prior to state funding, individuals had to cover the costs.
  • 02/25/15 Vietnam Veterans Present Check for Fellow Veteran
    VVA Chapter 196 of Lynchburg, Virginia presented Habitat for Humanity with a check for $1,500 to help build a home for a Vietnam veteran who is currently living in substandard housing with inadequate plumbing and electricity.
  • 02/19/15 Veterans Assistance Fair in Cheboygan
    Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 274 of Cheboygan, Michigan joined other veterans groups at a veterans service event on February 18. The group spoke with veterans and encouraged those in need to reach out for help.
  • 02/18/15 Kids Show Their Love for Vets in Michigan
    Students at Glen Peters made Valentine's Day cards for VVA Chapter 154 of Roseville, Michigan.
  • 02/12/15 Lifetime Chapter in Alabama
    Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1067 in Huntsville, Alabama is now called the "lifetime chapter" because the chapter has so many lifetime members and the chapter continues to recruit. The chapter isn't even three years old and it's already the largest of Alabamas 12 chapters.
  • 02/12/15 Raising Money for Trip to The Wall
    Last year VVA Chapter 1087 organized a trip to The Wall in Washington, DC and they made it possible for veterans with health problems to go as well. The chapter is hoping to raise enough money to make the trip happen again.
  • 02/09/15 Veterans in Missouri Present Flag to Students
    VVA Chapter 1004 of Lebanon, Missouri presented students at Southside Elementary School with a flag Wednesday during an assembly for helping the group give back to veterans.

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