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In this issue:

VAXXED AND MAXXED: A COVID-Wary Convention Sets VVA’s Direction More than 700 delegates took part in VVA’s 20th National Convention in Greensboro, North Carolina. COVID protocols were strictly enforced; National Treasurer Jack McManus was elected VVA President; and the delegates overwhelmingly approved a Resolution mandating that VVA remain a last-person-standing veterans service organization. [On the cover]

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OPERATION PAPERBACK: Supporting Service Members and Veterans with BooksOPERATION PAPERBACK: Supporting Service Members and Veterans with Books Operation Paperback has been sending books to active-duty service members and veterans since 1999. Brandon Greulich explains how to help.

LAM SON 719: No SurprisesLAM SON 719: No Surprises John Prados reveals how the North Vietnamese learned well in advance about Operation Lam Son, the massive U.S.-South Vietnamese attack on the Ho Chi Minh Trail in Laos in February 1972.

MICHAEL GORMALLEY: A Second ‘Tour of Duty’ in VietnamMICHAEL GORMALLEY: A Second ‘Tour of Duty’ in Vietnam Michael Gormally, a VVA member who served as a U.S. Army MP doing intelligence work in Vietnam in 1971-72, has been teaching English as a second language in Vietnam since 2007.

Speak Out! Numerical Disrespect

New VVA Life Members


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