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VVA#9 Teams up for food giveaway.

Food boxes go to veterans, families in need. Five hundred food boxes were distributed Monday, June 29, 2020 to veterans and families in need, thanks to a partnership between Chapter #9 of the Vietnam Veterans of America, The Metropolitan Detroit Veterans Coalition...

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...

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...

Veterans create mask donations to Detroit VA hospital

Detroit Chapter #9 of the Vietnam Veterans of America has stepped in to help a Detroit medical facility battle the COVID-19 crisis by providing hundreds of masks for hospital staff. We have delivered 300 masks to the John Dingell Veterans Administration Medical...

Vietnam Veterans and Marines unite to aid students

Two military organizations for active, retired and honorably discharged service men and women have partnered to offer scholarships for college-bound students.Detroit Chapter #9 of the Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA9) and the Department of Michigan Marine Corps...

Detroit Vietnam Veterans Launch Scholarship Program

A group of veterans who faced myriad challenges both during and after their military service are working to ensure that new generationshave one less hurdle of their own. Detroit Chapter #9 of the Vietnam Veterans of America, in partnership with the Community...

Detroit skilled trades students get a big boost

Vietnam Veterans of America, Home Builders Association and Carhartt donate $30,000 Students looking to work in the skilled trades will have a better chance to go farther, thanks to a $30,000 contribution to fund their equipment and study needs during apprenticeships....

VETERANS TO HONOR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT WITH LUNCH

DETROIT, MI -- The Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 9, and Brother Joe’s Youth and Street Ministry will hold their annual appreciation luncheon to honor local law enforcement officers. The meals for Detroit Police Department officers, donated by several...

Detroit Veterans Give Student a Great Building Tool

Members of a local veterans group will be on hand during a special school ceremony Wednesday when a group-backed scholarship is presented to a student pursuing a career in the building trades. The A. Phillip Randolph Career and Technical Center, 17101 Hubbell Ave.,...

DETROIT ADVOCATE FOR VETERANS TO BE AMONG FIRST IN HALL OF HONOR

Keith King has done so much over the last 40 years to help individuals who served their country that the short summary version of his biography is still six pages long. A Vietnam veteran, King helped found Chapter 9, one of the earliest and largest affiliates of the...

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