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

Updated website aims to help veterans and community

A Detroit-based veterans group has launched a redesigned website to help educate members and others about the organization. The refreshed and inviting website for Detroit Chapter #9 of the Vietnam Veterans of America can be found at https://vva9.org/ The new website...

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Vietnam Veterans and Detroit Bikes Help VA Medical Center

A local veterans organization and a Detroit business have teamed up to help a Detroit medical facility better fight the COVID-19 virus by donating masks that can be used by visitors. Chapter #9 of the Vietnam Veterans of America purchased 720 KN95 masks from Detroit...

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Veterans supporting Veterans

LT. WOOD - CPL. REID VFW POST 6691 of Fraser and Vietnam Veterans of America - Detroit Chapter 9 show their support for Vets Returning Home in Roseville. When they found out that Sandy Bower's March fundraiser was cancelled, these two organizations came together to...

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