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In this issue:

Thomas H. Corey 1944-2022 Former VVA National President, Vice President, and Secretary Tom Corey, died June 7 at age 77. Corey was drafted into the Army in 1966 and severely wounded in Vietnam during the 1968 Tet Offensive. “Tom showed us that no matter the hardship, you can make changes for the better in people’s lives,” said VVA President Jack McManus. “Vietnam Veterans of America—and all of America’s Vietnam War veterans—have lost one
of our hardest-working, most-dedicated Vietnam veteran leaders.” [On the cover]

Herbert W. Worthington 1946-2022, a long-time state, local, and national VVA leader who served on the national Board of Directors, as New Jersey State Council and Chapter 779 president, and Region 2 Director, and as chair of the Agent Orange Committee and the Veterans Against Drugs Task Force, died April 26 at age 75. [Obituary]

 

 


GREENVILLE: A Guide for Leadership Conference AttendeesSENSE OF PERSPECTIVE Vietnam War service shaped the life and career of former Archivist of the United States David Ferriero, who will receive the VVA Lifetime Achievement Award at the National Leadership & Education Conference.


 


DEEPER FAMILY: The National Vietnam War Veterans Day ObservanceOPERATION MULE SHOE Evidence casts new light on high-level debates about secret Army plan to invade North Vietnam in 1967.

 


GREENVILLE: A Guide for Leadership Conference AttendeesNEBRASKA'S NEW MEMORIAL A UH-1 Huey is the centerpiece of the Chapter 279-led effort near Omaha.


 


VETERANS IN PUERTO RICO: VVA Reaffirms Its Commitment A PLACE TO CALL HOME A Tiny Homes community demonstrates an innovative solution for veteran homelessness.

 



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President’s Message | Letters | Government Affairs | Vice President’s Report | Treasurer’s Report | AVVA Report | Committee Reports | Directors’ Reports | Books In Review | Membership Notes | 50 Years Ago | Locator | Reunions | Taps | List of Advertisers


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