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

Six devoted young Detroiters win scholarships

Six Detroit students have won unique $2,500 scholarships thanks to a partnership between the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 9, and the Detroit Public Schools Foundation. The longstanding Detroit-based organization donated $10,000 to the foundation to provide...

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