Members Out and About
Jayne and her family and I attended the Nassau County Veterans Monument Fund’s “Walls of Honor Dedication “ Jayne's dad (George Schurr, USN) and brother in law’s (Joseph Koloski, USA) names were added to the Walls. George served in the Omaha Beach invasion, and Joseph served as a MP in Vietnam.
VVA Receives President of the Korean Vietnam Veterans Association
The VVA National Officers received Hwajong Lee, President of the Vietnam War Veterans Association Republic of Korea; Don Bak, President of General Association of Korean Vietnam Veterans of US; and a delegation of Korean Vietnam War veterans.
Chapter member Joseph Kosinsky Creative Arts Award
July 5th thru July 28th
Chapter member Phil Milio and Alex Angel the creator of our Agent Orange plaque will be exhibiting their artistic creations at this prestigious art exhibit.
Curated by Omar Columbus, a U.S. Air Force veteran and photographer, Paul M. Murray, an award-winning photographer and son of two WWII veterans, the 2023 exhibit includes about 100 works across many mediums from over 40 veteran artists from across the nation. Open to the public. Free to attend.
Salmagundi Club of New York
47 Fifth Avenue @ 12th St
New York, NY 10003
1 pm to 7pm
Chapter member Benny Marrero represented VVA Chapter 126 with the honor of ringing the closing bell at the NASDAQ stock exchange.
Our Chapter president Fred Gasior had the honor of being the keynote speaker at the Korean American Veterans Organization celebrating the end of the Korean War. Also in attendance were Nick Reynolds and Dave Dana.