Georgia Vietnam Veterans Alliance
Chapter 1

veterans marietta georgia

Join us every third Thursday at
American Legion Horace Orr Post 29
921 Gresham Road NE
Marietta, GA 30060
GPS: -84.525244, 33.952244
5 p.m. Social Hour in the Bar
6 p.m. Meeting Upstairs

July 2024 GVVA-1 SITREP Newsletter

A lot of who we are is where we've been.

~ In Service to Veterans, Their Families, and Community ~

An IRS 501(c)(19) organization. All contributions are tax deductible.

Donation Mailing Address: G V V A 1, P.O. Box 414, Kennesaw, GA 30156

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Painter Dickson Lester, President

Harold Hollingshed, Vice President, Morale, Entertainment

Ronnie Futral, Assistant VP, Meetings/Events Setup

Patrick Ultsch, Secretary, Stores Asstant Manager

John Bevich, Treasurer

Bill McRae, Director of Operations

Donna Rowe, Public Speaking and Fundraising

Tom Foster, Students/Veterans History Connection

Roy Lantz, Chaplain

Gail Evilsizor, Director at Large

Ken Buechel, Director at Large

John Overcash, Director at Large

Gene Tatum, Director at Large, Parades, Static Displays

Gus Vasquez, Photographer

Ronnie Futral, Director at Large, Meetings/Events Setup

Andy Zimmerman, Director at Large

David Thomas, Director at Large

John Drew, Director of Membership

John Saari, Director of Communications

Al Heflin, Nominating

Paul Quillen, Webmaster, 678-986-8602

The Vietnam Virtual Wall

The Vietnam Virtual Wall By State

Donna Rowe: Vietnam Triage Nurse

The Official Veterans Band of GVVA - The Tunnel Rats

The Mars Hill Porch Pickers Veteran GVVA Band

Vietnam Facts

Victory & Valor Memories

Brig. Gen. Steve Ritchie and the Rescue of Roger Locher

M18A1 Claymore Mine: From Vietnam to Today

Small Arms of the Viet Cong

The Tunnel Rats

July 4th 2018 Parade

Vietnam's Red Cross Donut Dollies

20 Places in the Military with Asbestos Exposure

Atlanta Vietnam Veterans Business Association

Truth and Myths About The Vietnam War

Vietnam Veterans for Factual History

Sometimes The Herd Is Wrong

4 Vietnam War Myths that Civilians Believe

Secret Mining of Haiphong Harbor

Brothers Through Honor

DD-214 Line 11c Secret SPN Codes

Gun Trucks of Vietnam

Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 367 - Memories by David Hambrick

Secret Tunnels of the Vietnam War - History Channel

Powerpoint of Hang Son Doong Cavern

Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) traffic video

Georgia Department of Veterans Service

American Disabled Veterans Free Benefits Assistance

Video Message from students of College of the Ozarks

Vietnamese Immigrant's Story

Entertaining Vietnam

Pardo's Push in Vietnam

Largest Cave in Vietnam

U.S. Navy and Coast Guard Ships in Vietnam

Vietnam POW Reunion

MOS Codes in Vietnam

The story of CWO John Walker, Vietnam era Soviet spy
Walker spy case remains legendary 35 years later
Update: This traitor died in federal prison on August 28, 2014

Georgia Vietnam War Casualties

The secret history of Monsanto, Agent Orange, and the mutilation of innocent Vietnamese

Agent Orange and Herbicides

Agent Orange and Agent Blue Information

The Truth About the Vietnam War

Governor of Georgia Awards to Vietnam Veterans

Veterans Law Blog

Vietnam War Websources

Air Operations - Vietnam

History of War Websources

Aviation History and Websources

Gulf of Tonkin Mystery

The Truth About Tonkin

NSA: Gulf of Tonkin Incident

River Fish Parasite from Vietnam may be Killing Vets

I Packed Your Parachute

The Alphabet Soup of Army Rations


USS Waddell and our Dickson

1971 History of USS Waddell

Waddell DDG-24 1964-1995

Deployment History of the USS Waddell

USS New Jersey Battleship & Vietnam

Flyer for Vietnam Veterans National Day Every March

The Declaration of Independence Birthed 13 Sovereign Nations

Vietnam War by the Month 1954-1975

Vietnam Memories for Memorial Day by Dickson

The Wall Statistics

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Email John Saari for more info

Past Presidents

Dr. Tom Johnson

Bob Humphries

Terry Cash

Al Rowe

Jim Baskin

Bill Kalish

Dave Hambrick

Rich Sale

Chuck Davis

John McDougal

Robert Ledee

Woody McFarlin

Walt Molyneaux

Al Heflin

CH-47 Chinook at LZ Bronco / Duc Pho

UH-1 - Called the Slick

Attack Huey at LZ Bronco / Duc Pho

AH-1 Cobra firing a rocket

US Army OH-6 Cayuse LOH - Called the Loach