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2017 National Convention August 8, 2017 - August 12, 2017 New Orleans Marriott. 555 Canal St. New Orleans. LA. United States

Vietnam KIA Casualty Rank Breakdown

Here is a list of military lost in Vietnam by rank.

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The Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 2017

National Vietnam War Veterans Day – March 29 Annually.
The Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 2017: National Vietnam War Veterans Day – March 29 Annually It’s Official: March 29 Is National Vietnam War Veterans Day. (Washington, DC) – “Forty-two years ago on march 29th, the last American combat troops left the former South Vietnam, marking the end of what was then our nation’s longest war,” Yesterday, the bipartisan legislation, S.305, authored by Senators Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.), permanently designating March 29th as National Vietnam War Veterans Day, was signed into law by President Trump.” “The Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 2017 is the first federal statute to recognize in perpetuity the bravery and sacrifice of veterans who served during the Vietnam War.
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Vietnam Veterans of America
October 6, 2017
Legislative Update
 
Save the Date: October 12, 2017
 
The  next call in day on the hill supporting passage of H.R. 299 and S.422, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act 2017, is October 12 at 9:00 am.
 
304 House  members have signed on to H.R. 299 and 43 Senators have signed on to the companion bill, S.422. If, your member has not signed on to these bills, please make the call on October 12 requesting they join their colleagues in support of our Navy Vietnam Veterans.
Noncosponsors H.R. 299
Noncosponsors S.422
CallinScript for H.R. 299/S.422
We  need your voices to get these bills out of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs Committees and to the floor of both chambers for passage.
Thank you for your support.
VVA Government Relations Department
The Toxic Exposure Research Act of 2015 becomes law The Toxic Exposure Research Act of 2015 becomes law Vietnam Veterans of America Legislative Update.

Update there are two

motions from the 2017

National Board of Directors

meeting which have been

completed.

Motion 24: To remove the current Resource button on the website Home Page and replace it with an “Info For Members” button located at the top of the Home Page Between the Donate and Join/Renew buttons. Recommend white letters to fit the red, white and blue format.  WITHOUT OBJECTION MOTION PASSED. Motion 25 : To approve the revised VVA National Disciplinary Policy.  WITHOUT OBJECTION MOTION PASSED.  Bill Meeks, Jr. National Secretary

National Meetings

2017 National Convention August 8, 2017 - August 12, 2017 New Orleans Marriott. 555 Canal St. New Orleans. LA. United States

Vietnam KIA Casualty

Rank Breakdown

Here is a list of military lost in Vietnam by rank.
Vietnam Veterans of America WEBWeekly To view click here and you will be taken to it.

National Events

HEADING TEXT  HELPING VETERANS, COMMUNITIES, AND THOSE SERVING IN HARM’S WAY.  THE VVA   
VVA 432 all rights reserved 2017

The Vietnam War Veterans

Recognition Act of 2017

National Vietnam War Veterans Day – March 29 Annually.
The Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 2017: National Vietnam War Veterans Day – March 29 Annually It’s Official: March 29 Is National Vietnam War Veterans Day. (Washington, DC) – “Forty-two years ago on march 29th, the last American combat troops left the former South Vietnam, marking the end of what was then our nation’s longest war,” Yesterday, the bipartisan legislation, S.305, authored by Senators Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.), permanently designating March 29th as National Vietnam War Veterans Day, was signed into law by President Trump.” “The Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 2017 is the first federal statute to recognize in perpetuity the bravery and sacrifice of veterans who served during the Vietnam War.
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