NOTICE: OUR CHAPTER PLACED IN THE TOP 25 VVA CHAPTERS IN TOTAL MEMBERSHIP again IN Aug 2015 COMING IN AT NUMBER 15 WITH AN END STRENGTH OF 355 VVA MEMBERS. OUR CHAPTER CURRENTLY HAS MORE THAN 360 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 260 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:
. 8-11Oct15 - Our Chap 1067 has planned a VVA Poppy Fund Raising Drive on Redstone Arsenal which has been approved. We will set up fund raising areas in front of the Commisary/PX and Service Station/Class VI Store. Chapter Members who wish to volunteer their services to help us with this event should contact Richard Knight at 256-722-3027. Uniform for this event will be our Chapter Gold Polo Shirts and Vests, or appropriate civilian attire.
. 14Oct15 - Opening of new Huntsville VA Clinic, 500 Markaview Rd
. 15Oct15 - Quad-A Oktoberfest - Bot Gardens - details TBD
. 24Oct15 - RSA Sgt. Maj. Assn Pancake Bkfst (0700-1000) - Applebee's (Mem. Pkwy. SW).
. 01Nov15 - Daylight Savings Time ends.
. 03Nov15 - Election Day.
. 05-12Nov15 - Veterans/Heroes Week (consult local media for times and dates of individual events.
. 07Nov15 - Veterans Day Celebration Cullman AL Veterans Park.
. 09Nov15 - 50th Anniversary of Vietnam War Lecture Series, Jackson Center 1000-1400.
. 11Nov15 - Veterans' Day (Observed) Vets Memorial and downtown Huntsville Parade. Consult local media for schedule of events.
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!
PHOTOS from the Vietnam Tribute - 50th Anniversary - Friday, September 28 at the Madison County Veteran's Memorial Park, Huntsville, AL
Honoring those veterans killed or missing in action:
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
Vietnam Veterans of America - Chapter 1067
PO Box 11307, Huntsville, AL, 35806
Contact: Richard Knight, Membership Chair at 256-722-3027
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