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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The monthly meetings of VVA Chapter 103 begin at 7 PM, on the third Thursday of the month (except July and August) at Twin Trees Restaurant, 1100 Avery Ave., Syracuse, NY 13204.

Click here for terrestrial map view, satellite photo view, and driving directions to the Avery Ave, Twin Trees Restaurant.





A calendar for the year 2018





EVENTS & DATES


30 April 2018
The Forty-Third Anniversary Date of the End of Vietnam War


Saigon, Vietnam, the morning of 30 April 1975 — The last contingent of U.S. Marines guarding the U.S. Embassy lowered the American Flag and carried it aboard a waiting helicopter. That helicopter lifted off the embassy roof, flew seaward, and landed the U.S. Marines and the American Flag on the deck of the USS Okinawa at 0930.


Image of the U.S.S. Okinawa underway at sea.

The Vietnam War was at an end.


01 Through 24 May 2018
Onondaga County Public Library System Collecting Unserviceable American Flags for VVA, Chapter 103 Memorial Watchfire


Image of a poster announcing the Onondaga County Public Library System collection of unserviceable American flags for Watchfire 2018.



16 May 2018
Clear Path for Veterans
Vietnam Veterans Appreciation Day
11 AM to 1 PM


Note: Additional information about this event will be posted as the event date draws near.

An image of a scanable QR code also hyperlinked to a Google map of the location of the Clear Path for Veterans location. For a "Google" turn-by-turn driving map to the Clear Path location, click/tap on the QR code image, or scan the image using a QR code reading smart-device.

For a direct entry GPS device: Latitude 430222 N, Longitude 755449 W



19 May 2018
Armed Forces Day


A day for citizens to come together and thank our military service members for their patriotic service in support of our country.

Image of the official Armed Forces Day poster of 2018.



27 May 2018
The VVA, Chapter 103 Memorial Watchfire


Image of the VVA, Chapter 103 Watchfire of 2017.


See the VVA, 103 Watchfire web page for event details.

An image of a scanable QR code also hyperlinked to a Google map of the location of the VVA, Chapter 103 Memorial Watchfire at the NYS Fairgrounds. For a "Google" turn-by-turn driving map to the Watchfire location, click/tap on the QR code image, or scan the image using a QR code reading smart-device.

For a direct entry GPS device: Latitude 430433 N, Longitude 761259 W



28 May 2018
Memorial Day


A federal holiday to honor those who died while serving in the armed forces of the United States of America.


14 June 2018
Flag Day


Flag Day commemorates the June 14, 1777 adoption of the flag of the United States.


04 July 2018
Independence Day


A federal holiday commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776.


14 July 2018
The 10th Annual VVA, Chapter 377 Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway of Valor Tribute Ride


Note: Additional information about this event will be posted as the event date draws near.

Video: Highway of Valor Tribute Ride, 2014



An image of a scanable QR code also hyperlinked to a Google map of the location of the Chapter 377 Highway of Valor ride form-up location. For a "Google" turn-by-turn driving map to the ride form-up location, click/tap on the QR code image, or scan the image using a QR code reading smart-device.

For a direct entry GPS device: Latitude 420657 N, Longitude 761619 W



06 August 2018
Twenty-First Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 103
Donald M. Benack, Jr. Memorial Golf Tournament


See the VVA, 103 Golf Tournament web page for event information, team entry form and tournament sponsor form.

Photography and Web Presentation by F.L. Brough, Sr.


An image of a scanable QR code also hyperlinked to a Google map of the Chapter 103, 2018 Golf Tournament location. For a "Google" turn-by-turn driving map to the golf tournament location, click/tap on the QR code image, or scan the image using a QR code reading smart-device.

For a direct entry GPS device: Latitude 425444 N, Longitude 760123 W



11 September 2018
Patriot Day


A national day of prayer and remembrance for the victims of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.


21 September 2018
P O W / M I A Day


A day to honor former prisoners of war and those still missing in action.



21 September 2018
The Twenty-Eighth Annual VVA, Chapter 377 P O W / M I A Day Ceremony and Watchfire


Note: Additional information about this event will be posted as the event date draws near.

Image of the VVA, Chapter 377 Watchfire 2016.


An image of a scanable QR code also hyperlinked to a Google map of the Chapter 377, P O W / M I A Recognition Day watchfire. For a "Google" turn-by-turn driving map to the POW/MIA Watchfire location, click/tap on the QR code image, or scan the image using a QR code reading smart-device.

For a direct entry GPS device: Latitude 423215 N, Longitude 763255 W



10 November 2018
CNY Veterans Day Parade and Exposition
NY State Fairgrounds, Syracuse, NY


Click on the image below to view the web site of the CNY Veterans Day Parade and Exposition.

An image of the web page masthead of the Syracuse Veterans Day Parade Organization.



11 November 2018
Veterans Day and Traditional Armistice Day


Veterans Day is a Federal holiday to honor the service of all Veterans of the United States Armed Forces. Veterans Day coincides with Armistice Day.


12 November 2018
Veterans Day, The Federal Holiday Observed




Vietnam Veterans
of America
Chapter 103
P.O. Box 675
Liverpool, NY 13088

The Emblem of Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 103


An image of The Vietnam Service Ribbon


An image of The Defense P O W / M I A Accounting Agency emblem.


An image of The P O W / M I A Flag

 

       



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