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 again IN July 2015 COMING IN AT NUMBER 15 WITH AN END STRENGTH OF 348 VVA MEMBERS.  OUR CHAPTER CURRENTLY HAS MORE THAN 355 VVA MEMBERS AND 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.  THIS MEANS THAT THERE ARE ONLY 14 CHAPTERS LARGER IN MEMBERSHIP THAN OURS IN ALL OF VVA.  SPECIAL MENTION GOES OUT TO JESSE WINBURN FOR ALL OF THE NEW MEMBERS HE HAS RECRUITED RECENTLY, THANKS JESSE.  OF NOTE, WE ALSO HAVE MORE THAN 250 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 GAVE OUT FREE ONE YEAR MEMBERSHIPS IN THE VVA TO ELIGIBLE VIETNAM VETERANS WHICH WAS TO GO THROUGH FLAG DAY (JUNE 14, 2015). WE HAVE NOW EXTENDED THIS FREE OFFER indefinitely DUE TO THE OVERWHELMING RESPONSE IN SUBMISSION OF NEW APPLICATIONS.   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.  WE ARE ALSO OFFERING A $50 INCENTIVE TO POTENTIAL LIFE TIME MEMBERS, JUST SUBTRACT THIS $50 FROM YOUR AGE GROUP AS REFLECTED ON THE VVA MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION (MUST PROCESS APPLICATION THROUGH OUR CHAPTER TO RECEIVE THIS INCENTIVE). THIS INCENTIVE DOES NOT APPLY TO THE NEWLY AUTHORIZED $100 LIFETIME MEMBERSHIPS UNLESS YOU ARE IN THE 72+ AGE GROUP WHICH WILL RECEIVE THE INCENTIVE SINCE THEIR COST WAS ALREADY $100 BEFORE THE SPECIAL OFFER.

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:

.  07SEP15 - Labor Day - Federal Holiday.
.  11SEP15 - Patriot Day - 9/11 (2001).
.  12SEP15 - SSV 9/11 Honor Walk (1200-1700) - S&RC -           http://www.stillservingveterans.org.
.  17-20SEP15 - Octoberfest - MWR Activity Field - Natalie Crawford 842-5231.
.  23SEP15 - AUTUMN BEGINS.
.  24-26SEP15 - 44th Ann RSA Retiree Appreciation and Soldier for Life Days - see below.
.  24SEP15 - Honor Walk - details TBD.
.  25SEP15 - MOAA Scho9larship/MRC/RSACWC Golf Tourn (0800) - RSA - rick675@hughes.net.
.  25SEP15 - Fox AHC Health Fair (0800) - The Summit - details TBD.
.  26SEP15 - Programs and Presentations - BJ Auditorium - details TBD. 
.   8-11Oct15 - Our Chap 1067 has planned a Poppy Fund Raising Drive on Redstone Arsenal subject to approval (Details will be announced should our request be approved by RSA)

Visit our VetFriends.com web site:

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PICTURES OF THE OUR WELCOME HOME VIETNAM VETERANS DAY CEREMONIES HAVE BEEN POSTED TO PHOTO ALBUM!!!!


VVA CHAPTER 1067 Meeting

NEXT MEETING Sep 10, 2015! at American Legion on Drake Ave

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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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