Vietnam Veterans Incorporated
P.O. Box 15125
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
412-431-2096



To foster, encourage and promote comradeship
and "Esprit de Corp" among Vietnam Veterans.
To assist disabled and needy  Vietnam Veterans
and the dependents of Vietnam Veterans.
And to promote the physical and cultural
improvement and growth, development,
self-respect, and self-confidence of
Vietnam Veterans.


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OFFICERS AND BOARD MEMBERS 

Pat Ferris - President - (412) 367-8465
Vice President - Robert (Butchie) Burke - (412) 885-1924
Treasurer - Dave Cook - (412) 721-9488
Secretary - Clem Blazewick - (412) 885-5274 
Joe Mlinac - (412) 481-1924
Ed Moore - (412) 381-1667
Joe Pulcini - (412) 421-1442
Dick Silk - (412) 795-5915
Jim Wrzesinski - (412) 481-2245
Jim McGrath - (412) 481-7126
Gino Jesensky - (412) 884-8837
Mike Butera - (412) 915-6062
John Weinheimer - (412) 882-0359
Joe Marabito- (412) 481-2934
Andy Kearney - (412) 431-5592
Tom Cusick - (412) 973-8713
George Coppola - (412) 287-2678

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Tony D'Angelo - (412) 531-5132
Sargeant-at-Arms

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COMMITTEE HEADS

 POW/MIA - Vigil   Robert (Butchie) Burke
Re-Union/Picnic/ Membership - Pat Ferris
Volunteer Services - Joe Mlinac
Honor Guard - Robert (Butchie) Burke
Fundraising/Food Bank - Tony D'Angelo
UNITED WAY - DAVE COOK

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SHARING & CARING

John Martin (724) 368-3002
Robert (Butchie) Burke
Soldier's & Sailor's Hall - Ed Moore
Federation of War Vets Societies - Dick Silk
Veteran's Advisory Board-Joe Pulcini

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FINANCE

Pat Ferris
Larry Gombos (412) 462-3950

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Website/Facebook

George Coppola

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Honor Guard Presentations:

 

The Immaculate Heart Church on Pittsburgh's
Polish Hill Neighborhood once again hosted a beautiful
Memorial ceremony for Veterans and a wonderful dinner
for the veterans and their families to enjoy.





Yesterday the Honor Guard participated in the
swearing in of 80 new naturalized citizens at
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall




Our Honor Guard presented the colors and paid their
respects to our fallen brothers and sisters at
Queen of Heaven and Forest Lawn Cemetery's
on Memorial Day





To connect to our facebook page type:
vietnamveteransinc or Vietnam Honors
Vietnam Honors is a page that was created
for all to send in their stories and share with their
Brothers & Sisters, please join in.

if you have something you want to add
to our Facebook page send it to:

coppolag1212@comcast.net



Agent Orange Registry Information
to get an appointment with the Agent Orange Registry
The new phone is
412-822-1707 and the contact
person is
Alex Campos 
if you have any questions call
George Coppola
412-287-2678

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 2016 V.V.I. Meeting Schedule
all meetings start at 7 p.m.
Please Plan On Attending Your
ATTENDANCE & YOUR INPUT
 WILL BE WELCOME


Thursday July 7, 2016 @ Soldier's & Sailor's

Thursday August 4, 2016 @ VFW Post 6675
Thursday September 1, 2016 @ VFW Post 6675

Thursday October 6, 2016 @ Soldier's & Sailor's
Thursday November 3, 2016 @ VFW Post 6675
Thursday December 1, 2016 
 @ VFW Post 6675

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2017 Meeting Schedule
Meeting starts at 7 p.m.

Thursday, January 5, 2017 @ Soldier's & Sailor's
Thursday, February 2, 2017 @VFW Post 6675
Thursday, March 2, 2017 @ VFW Post 6675
April, 6, 2017 @ Soldier's & Sailor's
May 4, 2017 @ VFW Post 6675
June 1, 2017 @ VFW Post 6675
July 6, 2017 @ Soldier's & Sailor's
August 3, 2017 @ VFW Post 6675
September 7, 2017 @ VFW Post 6675
October 5, 2017 @ Soldier's & Sailor's
November 2, 2017 @ VFW Post 6675
December 7, 2017 @ VFW Post 6675


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2017 Adult Day Care at Aspinwall Schedule Put

on your calendar and plan on joining us at the
VA Hospital Aspinwall


January 25, 2017 @ 11:15 a.m.
February 22, 2017 @ 11:15 a.m.

March 29, 2017 @ 11:15 a.m.
April 26, 2017 @ 11:15 a.m.

May 31, 2017 @ 10 a.m.
June 28, 2017 @ 10 a.m.
July 26, 2017 @ 10 a.m.
August 30, 2017 @ 10 a.m.
September 27, 2017 @ 10 a.m.
October 25, 2017 @ 10 a.m. Octoberfest

November 29, 2017 @ 11:15 a.m.
December 27, 2017 @ 11:15 a.m.

Dates are subject to change with the VA holidays


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The M.O.P.H. Chapter 455-PA
meets on the last thursday of the month at the
 Southwest Vets Center, Highland Drive 
at
11 a.m. followed by lunch
  
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If you are a combat wounded veteran you are
invited to join the Military Order of the Purple Heart
Chapter 455-PA.  For more information call
Commander, Greg Daley at 412-721-3098 or
Administrator George Coppola at 412-287-2678
 

or e-mail us at coppolag1212@comcast.net




Sharing & Caring Inc. will be meeting
the
Third Saturday of each month at the 
Parkway Center, Holiday Inn Express
Greentree, Pa.



Upcoming Events:
Salute to the Armed Forces
Gateway Clipper Fleet offering Free Boat Rides
For Vets starting
June 6, 2016 through October 21, 2016
1/2 price for families with valid ID


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Ju
ne 26, 2016
V.V.I. Annual Reunion Picnic
North Park Lodge
Start time approximately 1 p.m.

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June 26, 2016
Veteran Firefighters Pittsburgh

"POKER RUN"
Mars VFW Post 7505
331 Mars/Valencia Rd. Mars, PA 16046
(724) 625-1910

Sign-up 9:00 am - Ride starts @ 11am
Ride benefits Fish Rodeo for Hospitalized Veterans


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June 30, 2016

Honor Guard will participate in
the Graduation Ceremonies at Job Corp
Highland Drive at 2:30 p.m.


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July 4,
 2016
Brentwood 4th of July Parade
Honor Guard to muster

at Butch's house before 9 a.m.  



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July 6, 2016
Wednesday @ 10a.m.

The Honor Guard will present the colors at the
National Cemetery of the Alleghenies
to remember those veterans who have passed on.




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July 9, 2016

City of Pittsburgh's  Bi-Centennial Parade
Time to be announced


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Jack Wagner's Golf Outing
July 11, 2016
at Edgewood Country Club



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August 12, 20
16


Marine Corps League 
Three Rivers Leatherneck Detachment #310

Golf Outing @ Pittsburgh North Golf Club
10 am Start - Deadline August 5, 2016 (4 somes)


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August 19, 2016
*VA Oakland, University Drive
Butterfly Ceremony
To Remember those veterans & their families
*Honor Guard to report @ 9:45 am



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August 20, 2016
Please join us for the first
"Music 4 Meningitis" to be held at
Pittsburgh Motor Speedway
Their will be bike racing, vendors, 
and live entertainment, all proceeds  will benefit research
at Children's Hospital for Meningitis
For Information contact:

Richard Brooks @ 412-901-1779
or at richkabobs@gmail.com


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September 17-18, 2016
VVI Annual POW/MIA Vigil
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall
Oakland, PA



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Stand Up for Stand Down Pittsburgh
Saturday, September 24, 2016 at
Stage AE on the North Shore




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To "Never Forget" those who gave the ultimate sacrifice
and for their families,  that they know
their loved ones will always be in our hearts.


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Here is your chance to join us 
and be part of an organization
helping our brothers and sisters
by volunteering and joining the Honor Guard.


For more information contact: 
Pat Ferris (412) 367-8465
Membership Chairperson


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