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  • 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.
  • 02/09/15 Chairs for Injured Veterans in Idaho
    Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 972 and local businesses in Eastern Idaho are working together to provide electronic wheelchairs to injured veterans. Local man Frank Smith started the project after his friend and fellow veteran passed away and donated his wheelchair.
  • 02/02/15 Veterans in Montana Give Back
    Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1087 joined other veterans groups in their community and helped connect individuals in need with service providers.
  • 02/02/15 "Heroes Never Thanked" Monument in New Mexico
    A Vietnam War Memorial will soon be erected in Las Cruces, New Mexico. "This is a long time overdue," said Bruce Fonnest, president of Vietnam Veterans of Chapter 431."I'm like a kid in the candy factory. I was here the day they put the first shovel in the ground (in late March 2014), and I've been here every day since."
  • 01/29/15 Raising Funds for Vietnam Memorial Wall in Dinuba
    Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 643 has joined forces with their local American Legion group in an effort to raise funds for a Vietnam Memorial Wall, which will be placed on the grounds of the Dinuba Veterans Memorial Building.
  • 01/27/15 VVA's Director of Veterans Benefit Program Submits Testimony
    Jim Vale, director of the Vietnam Veterans of America veterans benefit program, spoke out about the VA's disability appeals process. Vale, along with veterans groups and advocates lined up to blast the VA appeals system at Thursdays hearing in front of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs subcommittee on disability assistance and memorial affairs.
  • 01/26/15 Veterans Remembrance Ceremony in Owego
    The Vietnam Veterans of America New York State Council held a veterans remembrance service on Saturday, January 24.
  • 01/26/15 VVA Chapter 1074 Held Agent Orange Meeting
    On Saturday, January 24, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1074 held an Agent Orange meeting in Martinsburg, West Virginia.
  • 01/20/15 Valentine's Gifts for the Troops
    VVA Chapter 223 in Santa Rosa, California donated $2,000 to help cover the cost of shipping care packages to a 4th Infantry Division base in Afghanistan.
  • 01/06/15 New VVA Chapter in Delaware
    A new Vietnam Veterans of American chapter has been chartered to serve Vietnam and Vietnam-era veterans in southern Delaware.
  • 01/05/15 Veterans Make Holidays Brighter for a Family in Need
    VVA Chapter 1009 in Corsicana teamed up with Muddy Motives in order to make Christmas brighter for one local veteran.
  • 01/05/15 VVA Chapter 1044 Collecting Socks for Veterans
    Sanford Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1044 started the "Warm Feet Campaign" in an effort to collect socks for homeless veterans this winter.
  • 12/22/14 VVA Chapter 37 Making Vets More Comfortable
    Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 37 of Charleston, West Virginia renovated the Military Center in order to create a space for veterans to relax at the Yeager Airport. Funding for the renovation was provided by AT&T and the Kanawha County Commission.

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