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Fellow Veterans and Visitors:

Currently, Vietnam Veterans of America Daytona Beach Chapter 1048 is the 2nd largest chapter in the state of Florida with  247+ Vietnam Veteran members and 47+ Associate members  serving Daytona Beach, Volusia County and surrounding counties, Veterans Helping Veterans!   Our General Membership meetings are every third Thursday,  5:00 PM social hour, meeting, 6:00 PM at our base camp, the largest VFW post in Florida, VFW  Post 3282 , located at 5810 South Williamson Blvd.  Port Orange, Florida 32128 .   Please join your brothers and sisters, make new friends and enjoy the camaraderie.   

Our chapter mailing address is P O Box 9623 Daytona Beach, Florida 32120.

Rod Phillips,  President

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Membership is open to anyone who served on active duty in the U.S. Military during the Vietnam era.  Check out our Membership Page for specific membership requirements and how to join your brothers and sisters in Vietnam Veterans of America. If you are not a Vietnam Era Veteran, you can still be involved in our Community Outreach programs as an Associate Member.
 

VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA

​​​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 IRS code.

VVA FOUNDING PRINCIPLE


"Never again will one generation of veterans abandon another." 

Our Mission


Aggressively advocate on issues important to veterans Seek full access to quality health care for veterans Identify the full range of disabling injuries and illnesses incurred during military service.  Hold government agencies accountable for following laws mandating veterans health care.Create a positive public perception of Vietnam veterans Seek the fullest possible accounting of America's POW / MIAs Support the next generation of America's war veterans
Serve our communities.


VVA 1048/AVVA1048, youngest AVVA member,

William Hether

























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The Essentials:

One gallon of water per person per day
Food (three-day supply of non-perishable food)
Radio (battery-powered or hand crank)
Flashlight
First aid kit
Whistle
Extra batteries
Wrench/Pliers
Manual can opener
Maps
Cell phone with chargers/backup batteries
Dust mask
Plastic sheeting
Duct tape

Your kit should also have additional items based on individuals needs.

Additional Items: 


Non-prescription/prescription medications
Contact lense solution
Glasses
Infant formula, bottles, diapers, wipes, and diaper rash cream
Pet food
Cash/Traveler's checks
Important documents
Sleeping bag/blankets
Fire extinguisher
Matches
Feminine supplies
Personal hygiene items
Plates, paper cups, paper towels, plastic utensils
Books, games and activities for children

The canned food in your kit should be kept in a cool, dry place, while boxed food should stay in a tightly closed plastic or metal container.

   5810  South Williamson Blvd. Port Orange, Florida 32128
VFW POST 3282 "WELCOME HOME" VIETNAM VETERANS OF
AMERICA DAYTONA BEACH CHAPTER 1048, INC.

Our chapter mailing address is

VIETNAM VETERANS OF
AMERICA DAYTONA BEACH CHAPTER 1048, INC.

P O Box 9623

Daytona Beach, Florida 32120

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