About Us

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est. 2010

CONGRATULATIONS VVA/AVVA CHAPTER 1048 This year we celebrate 10 years of helping and honoring our veterans, from 25 Charter Members to our current 257 VVA and 52 AVVA members!  

We are proud to be the second largest chapter (31 total) in the State of Florida

About Us

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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. 

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Who We Are

 

Welcome Home!

  • ​​On behalf of our Board of Directors,  members and supporters thank you for visiting Vietnam Veterans of America Daytona Beach Chapter 1048, Inc., (Chartered November 22, 2010).   Presently our Chapter has 257+ Vietnam Veteran members and 52+ Associate Vietnam Veterans of America members, we are the 2nd largest chapter in the state  serving Volusia and Flagler counties, Veterans Helping Veterans!    


Welcome Home!   

SSG  Rod Phillips, President 

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Our Team

President, Rod Phillips

1st Vice President, Bob Adkins

2nd Vice President, Gabe Sanchez

Treasurer, Wendell Hawes

Secretary, Richard Sawicki

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Our Directors

Bob Bendlin

Steve Chubb

Jim Drake

Terry Schaack


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AVVA

Representative, Diana Schaack


  •  As Associates of Vietnam Veterans of America, we are passionate about our work and the real life issues facing Veterans and their families. We strive to create a positive impact on our Veterans and their families by making life better. Our achievements are built on a solid foundation of core values that inspire action, integrity, teamwork and outstanding results. Our values form the basis for decision-making and all actions of Associates of Vietnam Veterans of America – both as individuals and as a Veterans Support Organization. 

POW*MIA

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AS OF JULY 29, 2019 THE NUMBER OF AMERICANS MISSING AND UNACCOUNTED-FOR FROM THE VIETNAM WAR IS 1,587