JULY 15, 2018 THE 278th ARMORED CAVALRY REGIMENT WILL LEAVE CROSSVILLE 6:00AM WE WILL HAVE A FLAG LINE MEET AT KROGERS STORE AT 5:30 MORE INFO UNDER EVENTS~~~~~~JULY 16, 2018 CHAPTER DINNER R PLACE LAKE TANSI 5:00 PM. SEE BELOW FOR MORE INFO
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CHAPTER OFFICERS
President Robert Opthof USMC
Vice President Jim Ernst USA
Secretary Russ Surbrook USA
Treasurer Keith Seitzer
Corresponding Secretary Gary Hufford USA
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Ernie Wilson USA Ret.
Terry Mitchell USA
Sam Cogswell USA
Gary Thorpe USA
Cecil Smith USAF
OUR TWO LOCAL MEDAL OF HONOR AWARDS
TO VIEW HIT ON NAME
SGT.ALVIN C YORK
1ST/SGT MILO LEMBERT
CHAPTER 1015 is one of 650 Chapters nation wide. There are 48 State Councils. The VVA has more than 75,000 members. Founded in 1978,
Vietnam Veterans of America is the only national Vietnam veterans organization congressionally chartered
and exclusively dedicated to Vietnam-era veterans and their families. VVA is organized as a not-for-profit corporation
and is tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(19) of the Internal Revenue Service Code
Membership is open to U.S. armed forces veterans who served on active duty
(for other than training purposes) in the Republic of Vietnam between February 28, 1961, and May 7, 1975,
or in any duty location between August 5, 1964, and May 7, 1975.
NEXT BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING JULY 23, 2018 @11:00AM
NEXT REGULAR MEETING IS JULY 30, 2018 SOCIAL HOUR 5:00PM MEETING 6:00PM

Board of Directors Meeting All Chapter Meetings Are Held At The Senior Citizens Of Cumberland County.
The Center Is Located At 1460 South Main St.
It Is Right Next To The American Legion.
Board Of Directors Meet The Next To Last Monday of The Month.
Regular Meeting are The Last Monday Of The Month. Meetings 1800 Hours, With Social Hour 1700 Hours.

MORE INFORMATION WILL BE AVAILABLE AS EACH DATE NEARS
JULY 15TH THE 278TH NATIONAL GUARD UNIT
THEY WILL LEAVING 0600 TO GO TO POLAND. THE CHAPTER WILL HAVE A FLAG LINE
WE WILL MEET AT KROGER SUPER MARKET JUST ACROSS FROM THE ARMORY. THERE WILL BE AN EARLY REVEILLE TO BE
THERE AT 0530. YUP 5:30AM.
LETS GIVE THEM A SEND OFF LIKE WE NEVER HAD. IT'S NOT LIKE NONE US HAVE NEVER BEEN UP BEFORE DAWN DAWNS
JULY 16, 2018 CHAPTER DINNER TO CELEBRATE 10 YEARS IN EXISTANCE AND HELPING
VETERANS OF ALL WARS. IT WILL BE HELD AT R PLACE AT LAKE TANSI STARTING AT 5:00PM.
IT WILL BE A BUFFET WITH FRIED CHICKEN,ROAST BEEF, FISH ~~~~~~ALL KINDS OF SIDES, DRINKS AND CAKE.
THE COST IS $16.00 PER PERSON. PEOPLE WHO MAKES RESERVATIONS AND DON'T
SHOW. THE CHAPTER WILL PAY THE BILL. THEN YOU MUST REIMBURSE THE CHAPTER THE COST.
TO MAKE RESERVATION OR MOR INFO: BOB OPTHOF 976-670-5804 OR KEITH SEITZER@ 267-864-8418
AUGUST 4TH AND 5TH 2018. WE WILL SET UP AT THE GUN SHOW.
AT THE COMMUNITY COMPLEX (fairgrounds) WE WILL SELL OUR INVENTORY
PLUS POST THE COLORS AND RETIRE THE COLORS
SEPTEMBER 8TH VVA PICNIC LAKE TANSI MORE INFO TO COME
SEPTEMBER 14-15 CRAFTS FAIR LAKE TANSI SELLING OUR INVENTORY
October 4, 2018 HONOR FLIGHT TO WASHINGTON D.C.
THOSE WANTING TO GO SHOULD GET APPLICATION IN SOON. FOR APPLICATION


OCTOBER 4, 2018 8:00PM WELCOME HOME HONOR FLIGHT. MEET AT McDONALDS PEAVINE RD
NOVEMBER 10, 2018 A VETERANS DAY PARADE THE CITY BOARD HAS APPROVED THE PARADE.
DECEMBER 10 VVA CHRISTMAS Party at R PLACE Lake Tansi
August 31,2018
September 28, 2018
MINUTES OF MEETINGS CAN BE FOUND UNDER MEMBERS ONLY PAGE.
HIT ON PAGE
BY-LAWS VVA Application ~~ Fillable AVVA Application~~ Local Killed in Action~~ Members Only~~ National VVA~~ National AVVA
~~ Links ~~ A Salute To Our Fallen~~ State VVA~~ Who We Are~~ Links~~ The VA ~~
VA Benefits
~~ VVA Constitution ~~ By-Laws~~ Deceased Members ~~ Lake Tansi Dedication
LOCAL KIA VIETNAM
S/SGT Beryl Blaylock USAF 4/26/68~~ S/SGT Fredrick Hassler USA 12/30/69~~ PFC Johnny Lee USA KIA 5/10/67~~
"BU-2 Jerry Baxter Edmonds USN KIA 12/31/1970~~S/SGT Moses Tabor USMC 11/22/65
~~ SGT. David Holmes USA 7/16/66~~ 1ST SGT Nelson Henry USA 10/28/67~~ SP4 Lynn Hayes USA 5/17/67~~
L/Cpl Jack Sutton USMC 4/24/67~~
The DAV Post #32 of Crossville has free transportation to the VA Hospital in Murfreesboro and Nashville. CALL FOR INFO @ DAV (931)456-5475 for a ride before
NOON THE THURSDAY THE WEEK BEFORE THE APPOINTMENT