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The Medal of Honor - 
During the Vietnam War, 248 Medals of Honor were received, 156 of them posthumously. Soldiers of the Army received the most with 161, followed by 57 to the Marines, 16 to the Navy and the remaining 14 to the Air Force.   The Vietnam Service Medal - 
The medal is issued to recognize military service during the Vietnam War and is authorized to service members in every branch of the U.S. Armed Forces.   The National Defense Service Medal - 
The National Defense Service Medal is a service medal issued during qualifying periods of national emergency.   The Purple Heart - 
The Purple Heart is a United States military decoration awarded in the name of the President to those wounded or killed, while serving with the U.S. military.   The Air Medal - 
The Air Medal is a military award created in 1942 and is awarded for meritorious achievement while participating in aerial flight.   The Bronze Star - 
The Bronze Star Medal is the fourth-highest individual military award. It may be awarded for acts of heroism, acts of merit, or meritorious service in a combat zone.   Distinguished Service Cross - 
The DSC is the second highest military award for extreme gallantry and risk of life in actual combat with an armed enemy force.   Meritorius Service Medal
The MSM is an award presented for outstanding meritorious achievement or service to the United States.   The Silver Star - 
The Silver Star, is the third highest military decoration for valor awarded for gallantry in action against an enemy of the United States.

The links to web pages for Chapter 103 members are at screen-left. The images of the leftmost and center columns below link to web content CNY Veterans of all ages might find useful. The "featured" rightmost column images below link to employment and Post-9/11 GI-Bill education opportunities for younger CNY Veterans. The featured links are changed monthly and archived here.

Click for Vietnam Veterans of America, National web site Click for New York State Division of Veterans Affairs web site Click to view a Carnegie Mellon University Veterans Services web page
Click for Vietnam Veterans of America, New York State Council web site Click for a United States Dept. of Veterans Affairs web site Click to view a Temple University Veterans Services web page
Click for Vietnam Veterans of Central New York Foundation web site Click for Syracuse, NY VA Medical Center - Services, Phonebook & Directory web page Click to view a Gettysburg College Veterans Services web page
Click for Clear Path for Veterans web site Click for National Veterans Crisis Hotline web site Click to view a Chatham University Veterans Services web page
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Vietnam Veterans of America
Central New York Chapter 103
P.O. Box 675
Liverpool, NY 13088

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    What's New! (As of 10 February 2016)
On the U S V A News Page — VA Releases $182 Billion FY2017 Budget Request     New TopicOn the Calendar and Golf Tournament Pages — 08 August 2016: Vietnam Veterans of CNY Foundation Golf Tournament     New TopicOn the Chapter Scholarships Page — VVA, Chapter 103 Scholarships Lottery for 2016    
New TopicOn the Chapter News Page — 2015 Income Tax Preparation Assistance for Veterans     New TopicOn the Chapter News Page — Onondaga County, NY Office for Aging - 2016 Resource Guide         (Mousing over a banner stops the scrolling.)
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