Chapter Meetings & More

Thank you for visiting our website. 
You will find information on Vietnam Veterans of America, VVA Chapter 1088, serving Nassau County, FL and Camden County, GA. We have also provided important information on issues that affect the health and benefits affecting not only Vietnam Veterans, but veterans of all eras, as well as their families. 

VVA Chapter 1088 is also committed to serving our community and their citizens. 

Please take the time to check out the many pages of information on the website. You will find information on membership, events and services available to help veterans. 

The VVA 1088 website has been recognized by VVA Florida State Council as the best VVA website in the State of Florida for 2 of the last 3 years. We will continue to strive to make this website relevant and informative to our members and the public. 

Thank you once again and "Welcome Home".

2018 Scholarship Program 

Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 1088
"Proudly Serving Nassau and Camden County" 

Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 1088 is offering Five (5) Individual $1,000.00 scholarships for eligible and selected 2018 graduating high school seniors according to meeting the following guidelines:

• Name, Address, Email and Phone Number
• Must be graduating with the Class of 2018 from a public high school in Nassau County, Fl or Camden County, GA (Please note which school you are graduating from).
• Student must have at least a 2.6 GPA and is looking to further education after high school by acquiring a Bachelor's Degree, Associate's Degree or a Vocational/Technical Certificate.
• Must have an official original letter of approval to an accredited college or trade school In the United States.
• Must be a direct descendant of a Vietnam Veteran.
• Student must complete a minimum 1,000 word essay on the topic of: "My relative's service during the Vietnam War".
• Copy of relative's DD 214 or other proof. 
• Student must be a U.S. citizen
• Must have (min. of two) positive references from attended school staff and counselors.
• Must have a positive record of community service.
• Current Photograph (Only used for Scholarship winners for newspaper press releases and display. All photos must be 4" X 6" or larger). All photos will become the property of WA Chapter 1088. By accepting the award, this gives permission by winning applicants for VVA 1088 to use their photo as listed above.

Please send documentation packages of the items listed above to:
Don Lyons, WA Scholarship Chair., 95946 Graylon Drive, Yulee, Fl 32097 

Deadline for receipt of completed packages is April 6. 2018 Post Mark on submission envelopes of April 6, 2018 is acceptable

For questions & Information. Please Contact :

Don Lyons at dwl92845@gma il.com or call (904) 735-9646

Scholarship Recipient Testimonial

Each year,VVA 1088 awards several scholarships to deserving students in our community. There have been many thank you letters received by the Chapter. Here is just one. CLICK HERE. 

We Appreciate all of our sponsors. Please take the time to review the list of these important supporters by CLICKING HERE

To get more information on becoming a VVA 1088 sponsor, CLICK HERE

Quick Links

VVA 1088 Color Guard for Opening Day of Yulee Little League 

Events and Announcements

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Events and Announcements

  • VVA Chapter 1088 is committed to being an active part of our community. Our members take an active part in events going on in Nassau and Camden Counties. Please take the time to review these upcoming events and enter them on your calendars. 
  • Cherokee of Georgia Pow Wow April 5-7, 2018 St George, GA 2018 Cherokee of Georgia Spring PowwowDon’t miss the 38th Annual Cherokee of Georgia Spring PowWow on April 5-7, 2018 at ...
    Posted Dec 28, 2017, 2:10 PM by Ray Breault
  • Railroad Festival Days April 13-14, 2018 in Callahan FLCome join the fun with the West Nassau Historical Society as they host the 3rd Annual Railroad Days  Festival at the Historic Train ...
    Posted Dec 28, 2017, 2:01 PM by Ray Breault
  • First Annual Spring Pow Wow April 26th - April 29, 2018 - Green Cove Springs For More Info, CLICK HERE. 
    Posted Dec 28, 2017, 1:33 PM by Ray Breault
  • 55th Annual Shrimp Festival May 4-6, 2018: Pirate Parade May 3rdCHAPTER 1088 -Color Guard for Opening Ceremony on Friday 3 May 2018 Booth from 4-6 May 2018 For questions please email ...
    Posted Mar 10, 2018, 9:01 AM by Steve Goll
    Posted Dec 27, 2017, 11:02 AM by Ray Breault
  • World War II Living History May 26 - VVA 1088 To have Booth at Fort Clinch On Saturday, May 26. 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM, VVA will have a booth available to provide Patriotic ...
    Posted Dec 27, 2017, 10:25 AM by Ray Breault
  • Flag Day June 14 - Color Guard to Perform at DAR Flag Day CeremonyAccording to the U.S. Flag Code, proper disposal means destroying the flag in a dignified way, preferably by ...
    Posted Dec 27, 2017, 10:11 AM by Ray Breault
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We Need Your Help

We Need Your Help to reach out to and serve ‘our’ veterans from all eras…..not only in Nassau and Camden Counties…..but throughout the great State of Florida and nationwide!

Please donate generously to the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1088, serving in support of more than 10,000 veterans in Nassau County and more than 7500 veterans in Camden County, from WW II, Korea, Vietnam,
Iraq, Afghanistan, and many other areas of service. 

We Need Your Help to achieve our continuing mission. CLICK HERE to view VVA's mission. 

You may choose to donate to VVA 1088 for many reasons.  For so many veterans…we Thank You for your generosity.

For additional information on donating to VVA 1088, CLICK HERE

Donate your Household Goods

Schedule a free pickup at your home to help our Vets. 
    CLICK HERE for pickup info or call (800) 775-8387