VVA 862 Membership Application – Click on the link to open and then print the application. Fill out and send back to the address on the application. If you’re joining the VVA Chapter 862 your fee is only $20 and the chapter pays $30. Don’t forget to add your copy of the DD-214 with the application.

COVID – 19 – Military Support Initiative

VVA National Web Site – Based out of Silver Spring, MD

Veterans Breakfast Club – The mission of the Veterans Breakfast Club is to create communities of listening around veterans and their stories to ensure that this living history will never be forgotten.  We believe that through our work, people will be educated, healed, and inspired.

Vet Resources – Resources for Veterans, their families Caregivers & Survivors – “Sign Up” for the Weekly Resource Newsletter

VVA Chapters in the United States –  If you’re going to be traveling and want to visit another Chapter, here’s your chance

VVA Household Goods Program – By visiting this website, donors will be able to schedule their donation online which is a huge cost savings for our solicitation.


PENNSYLVANIA VVA WEBSITES

Vietnam Veterans of America Pennsylvania State Council

VVA – PA License Plate Information

VVA Chapter 67 – Media, PA

VVA Chapter 131 – Reading, PA

VVA Chapter 266 – Philadelphia, PA 

VVA Chapter 364 – Johnstown PA

VVA Chapter 436 – Downingtown, PA

VVA Chapter 542 – Harrisburg, PA

VVA Chapter 1032 – York, PA

DMVA – Veteran Registry – Check this site WEEKLY. Always being updated.

VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL in Washington, DC

The Virtual Wall – A digital, interactive legacy memorializing the men and women who gave their lives in Vietnam.

Virtual Wall by States – See how easy it is now to look up Our Brothers & Sisters from the Vietnam War

Vietnam 50th Anniversary Commemoration – Read up on whats going on as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary


VETERANS AFFAIRS

Beaver County Dept of Veterans Affairs – The local Beaver County Veteran Affairs Department.

Dept of Veterans Affairs – Emergency Medical Care – For Veterans ending up at a Non- Emergency Facility (New)

Department of Veteran Affairs – Learn about VA Benefits & Healthcare

V A Forms – Are you looking for any Special VA Forms – Try Here

Veterans Canteen Service – With every purchase, VCS gives back.

Military Bases w/ Contamination – This is a list of all the Military Bases with possible contamination’s. Were you at any of them? You may want to check this out!

Military Records – Looking for Your Records, You may find them here

MISSION BBQ

6541 Steubenville Pike

Pittsburgh, Pa. 15205

412-227-9860

Casual chain featuring BBQ & American Sides plus lots of Memorabilia
Honoring Soldiers & First Responders.

Mission BBQ VETERANS VIP CLUBEnlist Here – Fill out the Information

Mission BBQ – Hometown Heros ClubSign up here and join the Hometown Heroes Club

“Thanks for what you do”

Every day at Noon they have a different singers come in and sing the ‘Nation Anthem” at Noon!

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KOKOMO VIETNAM VETERANS REUNION in Kokomo, IN

Howard County Vietnam Veterans Organization – This is the homepage for Our Kokomo Vietnam Veterans Reunion where we travel to every year.  This Years Reunion Sept 12th thru 19th 2021

NATIONAL CEMETERY closest to Beaver County, on the Allegheny/Washington county line

National Cemetery of the Alleghenies

  • Ron Worstell volunteers at both this Cemetery & the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, DC
  • Lee Corfield has taken the required course to be Volunteer at the Cemetery of the Alleghenies 

Wreaths Across America – View how wreaths are placed at the Graves of the National Cemeteries

Women in Vietnam – This page details the important involvement and sacrifice of the women who served in Vietnam.

MESOTHELIOMA

Mesothelioma – This group specializes in assisting patients in understanding which treatment options are best suited for thier illness, as well as how to find the right doctors that provide those treatment options.

  • LCDR, US Navy, Retired Carl Jewett specializes in assisting veterans filing for their VA benefits when they have been diagnosed with asbestos illness as a result of their military service. He has assisted over 1200 veterans file for and get approved for VA Disability compensation.

MESOTHELIOMA FUND – This site offers “Free Services” for Patients dealing with the Cost of Treatment

Miscellaneous  Websites

Air Heritage Museum – Beaver County Airport –  Stop out and check out the “Only” flying C- 123 Plus many others!

Army Museum – 30 minutes south of Washington DC. Ft. Belvoir, Va

Gold Star Mothers – Get the latest update on our POW’s & MIA’s from the Vietnam War

Guide for Addicted Veterans and their Families – A “Ton” of information. Check it out!

Inpatient Drug and Alcohol Rehab Facilities in Pittsburgh, PA – Different treatment locations around Pittsburgh Area

Medicare in Pennsylvania – Helps guide seniors through all of the medical Plan Options, and Provides a list of helpful community organizations across the State of Pennsylvania.

Military.Com – For “Tons & Tons” of Military Information – You may be surprised!

Military Move – Not a Moving Company. Information & Tips on how to assist with anything related to moves.

POW/MIA’S – Get the latest update on the POW’s and MIA’s from the Vietnam War. TOTAL as of Sept 24, 2020 – Now 1584

PTSD -National Center for PTSD

ROLLING THUNDER / AM Vets Joint Effort — If you ride in the Rolling Thunder Ride every year, check this out.

Will Post updated Info as soon as I get it.

Sew Much Comfort – This group makes Special clothing for our Handicapped Soldiers

Suicide “Hot Line” – 800-273-8255 – Call anytime 24/7

Vet Jobs – Job placement support, career exploration, and employment training

VA WATCHDOG  –  Keeping an “Eye” on the VA – Lots of Interesting Reading

Veterans Airlift Command – This group works very close with the “Wings 4 Vets” Group

Veterans Breakfast Club – Visit many of the Veterans Breakfast Club events in & around the Pittsburgh Area 

Veterans Eagle – This is a newsletter for veterans, transitioning military, their family members and friends and supporters of Vet Job

Veteran Resources – This is a Public Awareness Campaign by the VA aimed at Helping Veterans seek treatment for Mental Health Issues

Veterans Voices of Pittsburgh – Have your story told where you can refer your grandchildren to listen what you did during your time in the service.

Veterans Drug Addiction to help those challenged by addiction – Very helpful resource

Vietnam Veterans Inc – Our Vietnam Brothers up in Pittsburgh, Another great group of Vietnam Veterans from the Pittsburgh area. Several of their members are also members of our Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 862.

Wings for Vets – “A Huge blessing for Wounded Warriors” Provides air transportation, by Military Rated Veteran Pilots and their aircraft, to any United States Military Veteran free of charge, for their convenience in obtaining, assisting with, or returning from, medical treatment, diagnosis, or for other compelling human needs