VIETNAM VETERANS

OF AMERICA

Detroit Chapter 9

 

“NEVER AGAIN WILL ONE GENERATION OF VETERANS ABANDON ANOTHER.”

WHO WE ARE

Detroit Chapter 9, “LZ Motown,” is part of a national organization that is passionate about helping Vietnam veterans and their families with a variety of issues.

WHAT WE DO

Detroit Chapter 9, “LZ Motown,” is a front-runner in the fight for veterans’ rights.  We have been proudly fulfilling the mission of Vietnam Veterans of America since the early 1980’s.

HOW YOU CAN HELP

You can join the VVA, or our auxiliary organization, Volunteer to help us with events, or donate money to one of our charitable funds.

HELPING VETERANS, COMMUNITIES, AND THOSE SERVING IN HARM’S WAY.

Supporting Vietnam Veterans

Members of Chapter 9 were involved in supporting their brothers even before the VVA was established. As the needs of Vietnam veterans have evolved over the years, so has the focus of our efforts.

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Supporting Veterans Locally

 

Whether it’s participating in the Metropolitan Detroit Veterans Coalition, which conducts the annual Veterans Day Parade, assisting veterans in the local VA hospital, or reaching out to veterans in local universities, chapter members look to support all of our local brothers and sisters in arms.

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Advocating Legislative Action

 

From the earliest days, members have advocated for legislation needed to provide the assistance and support earned by veterans. Our work to obtain coverage for Agent Orange-related illnesses is just one example.

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Supporting Our Community

Detroit is our home.  We are active on City Council committees, provide academic scholarships for graduating seniors, assist graduates entering into the skilled trades and support charities helping Detroiters in need.

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CHAPTER NEWS

Status of MI-MCL Foundation Scholarships – 2020

The Department of Michigan MCL Foundation was established in 2007 to raise and collect funds for charitable and educational activities of the Department of Michigan Marine Corps League programs and to distribute those funds diligently within the mandates of a...

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A special Detroit effort to help homeless veterans

Detroit Chapter #9 of the Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA#9) is using Giving Tuesday to support nonprofit organizations focused on fighting homelessness among veterans, and the organization has agreed to match donations, up to $10,000. The Detroit Rescue Mission...

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