National Meetings

2017 National Convention August 8, 2011 - 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.

National Events

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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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VA
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, which directs the
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, The No Hero Left Untreated Act, which requires the
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and prohibits
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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, 2011 - 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.

National Events

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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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