Photos by  Susie Moreno - Texas Vietnam Veterans News Assistant Editor & Photographer

    VVAFT Board meetings are held in conjunction with the Vietnam Veterans of America - Texas State Council
    Meeting. The VVAFT Board meets Friday afternoon at 4:00 p.m. & the Texas State Council meets on Saturday
    from 9 am - 5:00 pm. All VVAFT Board members are members of Vietnam Veterans of America and serve in
    various positions within VVA and the VVA Texas State Council (TSC ) at either the chapter, state or national level.
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2014 VVAFT Grants to Chapters
at the VVA Texas State Council  
Meeting in Killeen
Operation Educate
2013 VVAFT Grants to Chapters  
at the VVA Texas State Council
Meeting in Kerrville
Operation Educate
2012 VVAFT Grants to Chapters
at the VVA Texas State Council
Meeting in Denton
Operation Educate
VVA Chapter 1000 Killeen
VVA Chapter 915 Austin
VVA Chapter 1000 Killeen
for their Fort Hood community service
project
VVA Chapter 292 Beaumont
VVA Chapter 991 Palestine
VVA Chapter 278 Texarkana
VVA Chapter 292 Beaumont
VVAFT President Bill Meeks, Jr. presented checks to those Texas VVA Chapters that applied to the VVAFT Board of Directors
through VVAFT's Operation Educate to help fund their community service projects for previous year.
The Operation Educate Program runs from April to April of each year and is open to all VVA Texas Chapters only those chapters
that submit the required documentation are considered for the annual grant.
VVA Chapter 915 Austin
VVA Chapter 991 Palestine
VVA Chapter 915 Austin
2011 VVAFT Grants to Chaptersat
the VVA Texas State Council
Meeting in Borger
2011 VVAFT Grants to Chapters
at the VVA Texas State Council
Meeting in Borger
VVA Chapter 1000 Killeen
VVA Chapter 915 Austin
VVA Chapter 366 San Antonio
VVAFT Operation Educate Grants  of Previous Years 1997 - 2010
VVA Chapter 278 Texarkana
VVA Chapter 574 El Paso
VVA Chapter 1000 Killeen
VVA Chapter 292 Beaumont
VVA Chapter 574 El Paso
VVA Chapter 404 Borger/Fritch
Some of the Past Grants & Donations
VVAFT President Bill Meeks presented a
$500 check to the Texas AVVA President
Sandra Womack
VVAFT Vice President Don Kennedy
presented a $500 check to Texas AVVA
President Marilyn Rose
VVAFT Treasurer presented a $500 check
to the Board of Directors of Dallas
Homeless Veterans Coalition of Dallas
VVAFT President Manny Carlos presented a
check for $500 to Dr. Victor Westphal at the
New Mexico Vietnam Veterans Memorial
VVAFT President Manny Carlos presented a
$500 check to the VVA Texas State
Scholarship Chair Percilla Newberry
VVAFT Directors Herschel Carmichael & Hal
Thompson presented a $500 check to
Lynda Greene for the Houston Veterans
Homeless Shelter.

See VVAFT Photo Gallery
Page for more photos on
some of the VVAFTs
Accomplishments