Our Local Chapter in Action

POW/MIA Drive 2017

A beautiful day to meet the public with our POW/MIA Drive at many businesses in the Appleton area.  

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Kimberly students learn about Vietnam War from veterans

Kimberly, Wis. (WBAY-TV) Kimberly High School students didn't need to read a text book Thursday to learn about the Vietnam War. They learned directly from the veterans that lived it. The veterans had artifacts like ammo, uniforms, and weapons used in the Vietnam War....

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Veterans speak to Neenah High School students

NEENAH (WLUK) -- It was a lesson in American military history, from those who lived it. And it also bridged generations. Less than two weeks before Memorial Day, veterans from World War Two, to the Gulf War shared their experiences with students at Neenah High School....

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Vets Share with Fox Valley Students

There's a big difference between reading history and listening to those who lived it. "You can only put so much in a history book, and there's nothing personal," said Appleton's Lloyd Dumke, who served in Vietnam as a member of the U.S. Army. When providing that...

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Traveling Museum Visits Rawhide

The Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 351, from Appleton, WI, came to our Starr Academy with their traveling museum to show our students memorabilia from the Vietnam War. Their museum consists of 75 running feet of memorabilia and includes grenades, bullets, guns,...

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