Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1067  Home of Medal of Honor Recipient  Col Leo K. Thorsness
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NOTICE:  OUR CHAPTER PLACED IN THE TOP 25 VVA CHAPTERS IN TOTAL MEMBERSHIP IN DEC 2014 COMING IN AT NUMBER 24 WITH AN END STRENGTH OF 255 VVA MEMBERS AND BASED ON OUR ENDING STRENGTH OF 266 MEMBERS FOR JAN 2015, WE BELIEVE OUR CHAPTER WILL ADVANCE TO NUMBER 20 IN THE TOP 25 WHEN THE VVA MEMBERSHIP AFFAIRS COMMITTEE RELEASES THEIR REPORT FOR JANUARY 2015.  WE SHOULD ALL CONGRATULATE OUR MEMBERSHIP CHAIRMAN RICHARD KNIGHT AND THOSE OF OUR MEMBERSHIP WHO HAVE HELPED HIM IN HIS RECRUITING EFFORTS, WHICH HAS SUCCEEDED IN MAKING OUR CHAPTER THE LARGEST CHAPTER IN THE STATE OF ALABAMA, AS WELL AS BEING IN THE TOP 25 VVA CHAPTERS IN TOTAL MEMBERSHIP.  OF NOTE, WE ALSO HAVE MORE THAN 206 LIFETIME MEMBERS IN OUR MAKEUP, WHICH PLACES US IN THE TOP IN THIS CATEGORY ALSO.  THANKS RICHARD FOR A JOB WELL DONE, KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK!!!!!!   OUR CHAPTER WILL BE GIVING OUT FREE ONE YEAR MEMBERSHIPS IN THE VVA TO ELIGIBLE VIETNAM VETERANS BETWEEN NOW AND FLAG DAY (JUNE 14, 2015).  PLEASE CONTACT RICHARD AT 256-722-3027 TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS FREE OFFER AND PROVIDE HIM WITH A COPY OF YOUR DD214 AND COMPLETED MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION.

Thanks to everyone who attended our Christmas Party on December 13, 2014, we had a great time and look forward to our next celebration in December 2015.


Major Upcoming Events:

. March 12, 2015 Nominations for Election and Chapter Meeting.

.  April 4, 2015, Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day Ceremony, as advertised.  The Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day Planning Committee is hard at work planning and preparing for this year's event.  Be sure and mark Saturday, April 4, 2015 on your calendars and plan on attending this very patriotic event to honor and recognize our Vietnam Veterans for their service to God and Country, and give them the WELCOME HOME that they never received upon returning home.

.  Larry Brom from the DOD Commemorative War Office will be presenting a briefing for our membership and invited guest at our meeting building, 3053 Leeman Ferry Road, Huntsville, AL 35801, on Friday, April 3, 2015 at 5PM.  Our members do not want to miss this briefing as he will be presenting new VIETNAM VETERAN lapel pins which will be suitable for any dress attire, much nicer than the tin pins that have been passed out from DOD in the past.  You must be present to be presented one of these lapel pins.  The briefing will cover present day World events, as well as the DOD Commemorative Partnership Program.  Larry will have an information booth set up at our event Saturday morning at the Veterans Memorial, downtown Huntsville, Alabama.

.  April 9, 2015 VVA Chapter 1067 Annual Election and Chapter Meeting.

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We have just recently published our second VVA Chapter 1067 newsletter and distributed copies to our members, thanks go to Roger Marnell for compiling the newsletter, hopefully this will aid the Chapter in the area of communications about our involvement with community events, and our meeting schedules, and might get more members to attend our monthly meetings, God Bless one and all.

PICTURES OF THE 2014 WELCOME HOME VIETNAM VETERANS DAY CEREMONY WILL BE POSTED AS SOON AS THEY ARE AVAILABLE.

PICTURES OF THE 2013 WELCOME HOME VIETNAM VETERANS DAY CEREMONY HAVE BEEN POSTED TO PHOTO ALBUM!!!!


VVA CHAPTER 1067 Meeting

NEXT MEETING MARCH 12, 2015!!

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Check out our December 2012 VVA Chapter 1067 December Newsletter by clicking the link above!!

Also check out the pictures from our Christmas Party below!
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PHOTOS from the Vietnam Tribute - 50th Anniversary
  - Friday, September 28  at the Madison County Veteran's Memorial Park, Huntsville, AL
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Honoring those veterans killed or missing in action
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A special ceremony was held September 21, 2012 at the Madison County Veterans Memorial in Huntsville, AL to honor those veterans killed or missing in action. President Warren Harmon of the Vietnam Veterans of Alabama was the keynote speaker at the event.



The Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 1067 Huntsville, AL is the home of Medal of Honor Recipient
Col. Leo K. Thorsness, Life Member.


Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans


March 29, 2012
The Madison Veterans Memorial - Huntsville, AL

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Vietnam Veterans of America - Chapter 1067
PO Box 11307, Huntsville, AL, 35806
Contact: Richard Knight, Membership Chair at 256-722-3027
Email: williamhsmith@vietvethsv.org
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