Vietnam Veterans of America Quad Cities Chapter 299
Our mission is to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with all veterans of the Vietnam War Era. We do this together by honoring and remembering our brothers and their service and sacrifice for our country.
Goals and Objectives:
We stand with and support our national organization, Vietnam Veterans of America.
We honor the memories of our brothers-in-arms who have fallen or remain missing.
We welcome at our ampfire all those currently serving as well as all veterans of the United States military and recognize them as our brothers.
We assist through our charity and our energy those of our ranks that suffer from residual problems resulted from their military service.
We are pro-active in our community and we strive to make a positive difference where we can.
And lastly, we will continue to earn respect for our service to our country and will strive to rehabilitate the media's image of Vietanam Veterans. We served with honor then and we continue now in service to America.
Vietnam War Web Sources
An extremely in depth resource for online information about the Vietnam War, from maps and histories, troop movements, weapons, ops to new coverages, op/ed and various recounts and period pieces, this site will deliver any sort of information you could want. Please take a look and share this resource with others.
Bernard O'Donnell Memorial Scholarship
Vietnam Veterans of America
Illinois State Scholarship Application
Scholarship Eligibility: $1,000.00
1. Member must be in good standing. Deceased member's next of kin can apply for the scholarship if the Deceased Member was in good standing with the Chapter.
2. The applicant may be the child or grandchild of the Veteran.
3. Applicant must plan on attending a two or four year College or University the United States.
4. Recognized trade schools are acceptable.
Application must be postmarked no later than September 1st, 2016
For more information about the Application form Contact:
Gary L. Park VVA 299
Rock Island, IL