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"NEVER AGAIN WILL ONE GENERATION OF VETERANS ABANDON ANOTHER"
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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". 


Support Our Sponsors


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


VVA Chapter 1088 supports USO at Christmas and throughout the year

The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1088 is very pleased and proud to present a Christmas check to the USO-Jax through one of its representatives, Mr. Doug Ferry, for $500.00. VVA 1088 supports the USO-Jacksonville every two months during the year with large donations of supplies, such as soft drinks, individual snacks of many varieties, grooming products, and many other essentials for its 3 USO facilities located at Jacksonville International Airport, Naval Base Jacksonville and Naval Base Mayport. Since 2006, the USO-Jax Airport alone, has had over a quarter million grateful military personnel pass through its facility.

The facilities offer veterans of all eras and their families, at no cost to them, a much needed support system of phones and computers, food, supplies, contacts, a place to rest, and much more. There are more than 500 USO facilities worldwide serving our best for over 75 years.

The USO Internationally and in the States, has been serving our military men and women of all eras since 1941, making goods, services and entertainment possible, even in war ravaged zones around the world from the beginning of World War II to the present, thanks to the efforts of its excellent 
management and volunteer corps. To become a volunteer, donate or for more information contact Jim Bury by text or phone at 904-305-4467. "

(Pictured left to right.......Doug Ferry, a representative from USO-Jax and VVA Chapter 1088 Member John Scherer)

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Events and Announcements

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  • Lighted Christmas Parade - Fernandina Beach Date: December 16, 2017Time: 6:00 PMVenue: Historic Downtown Fernandina BeachAddress: Centre Street Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034Age Range: All AgesAmerica's Youth lights up downtown ...
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Wreaths Across America


Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, whose mission is to Remember, Honor and Teach, coordinates  wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as over 1,200 additional locations in all 50 U.S. states, at sea, and abroad. 

This year, National Wreaths across America will take place on December 16th. It is expected that 200,000 wreaths will be placed at Arlington National Cemetery and over 1,200,000 across the Nation. 

Here in Northeast Florida, the ceremony will take place starting at 11:45 AM at the Jacksonville National Cemetery. There will be many volunteers to place the close to 10,000 wreaths.

The Color Guard of VVA 1088, Nassau County will be serving as the color guard for the event. Take the time to come out and join the service. If you have any questions, contact David Roesner, Color Guard Captain, at (904) 432-7006. 


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



YOUR LOCAL NASSAU COUNTY VETERANS SERVICE OFFICER - MEET JOHN MARTIN


John is employed by Nassau County, FL as a Veterans Service Officer. He is able to assist all Veterans and their families to provide the information they need to understand their entitled benefits and assist in filing claims. You can contact John at (904) 548-4670. More information is available at the Nassau County, FL Website. 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