Welcome to the Vietnam Veterans of America,  Beaver County Chapter 862 "Picture Section" 

 

 

Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Quay Park,  Beaver, Pennsylvania

We have 73 "Brothers" listed on our Memorial.

For Details, Go to our "Memoriam" Page 

New Pictures "Just Added"

Recent Events

 

Midland 4th of July Parade - 2104

Beginning  Beginin of PArade

By Driven by Scott Mattthews    Pete's Tower Dedicated to Pete Petrosky  Bottom of Petes Tower  Rich Raich Toeing the Pete's Tower 

If anyone has more Pic's from the Parade, Please send them!

 

U S Air Force Museum Trip - June 2014

 

 

 

 

Recently our Chapter had this old Baggage Cart revamped and made special for moving our Fallen Heroes from the Aircraft to the waiting hearse at Greater Pgh Airport.

Honor Wagon - Nov 2013

   

The above Picture will be going in the Front of the Cart soon as it's ready!

VVA 862 Honor Wagon

All sponsors

Rich Kamzelski & Rich Tindell Kneeling - John Wakeley Everyone gathered outside after the Ceremony for a "Toast"

"Special Thanks" goes out to  AVVA 862 member John Wakeley for coming up with the idea and to members Rich Kamzelski & Rich Tindell for taking this project on.  

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2013 Ride to the Wall Washington DC Memorial Day Weekend

 

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Veterans Day Parade - Beaver 2013

 

Veterans Day Agent Orange Balloon Release - 2013

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"Wreaths Across America"  2012 Quay Park, Gazebo, Beaver, Pa.

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Toys for Tots - Held at Lance's Port - Darlington, Pa 2012

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Veterans Day Presentation at Baden Academy Charter School - Nov 9-2012

2012 -  Ride to the Wall - Washington DC Memorial Day Weekend

Changing of the Guard Changing of the guard - Inspection Actual Changing of the Guards Old one coming off New one going on View from Robt E Lee's House Den Curtain, Dave Dacko walking across bridge Rob E Lee House at top of the hill Denny & Wife walking to Thunder Alley

All the chairs set up for Mondays service Dave Dacko, Denny Curting,  Pickles & Marylin at Wall One of many Wild ones One of them New Victory's

View from starting up the Hill at Pentagon North Lot Only 7:30 in the Morning

Yes, People will sleep anywhere! My Set Up One of the Bikes that take Gold Star Mothers More people on the way into the Parking lot

VVA 862 people in the shape VVA 862 people in Shade VVA 862 in shade Only mishap of the weekend Michelle Cox / Curb More vva 862 Rich Tindell found a guy that looked like Pete

Little Car for a trailer Another new Victory from the Rear Frog Trike Trailer that went w / Frog

Back of the Frog Trike New Victory again Bag Pipers walking around Pentagon Parking Lot

Someones "Rescue Dog" My Favorite again Outside the Hyatt in the Evening

Getting ready to pull out Monday morning for Pgh. Final Hugs and Goodbyes to those headed else where. Stop in Hancock MD on way home

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2012 - Cemetery of the Alleghenies - VVA 862 Memorial Stone Ceremony

 

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2011 Christmas Tree at our Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Beaver

2011  -  The "Jeremy Carr" Story" "He got to meet President Obama" @ Whitehouse  

Go to "Activities Link" to read the Story

This is where the whole Story started This where it all started "Jeremy helping his Soldiers" Cleaning up Rt 65 in Baden in the Spring of 2011.

 

Jeremy in front of Flt 93 Memorial in Shanksville, Pa. Bobby Carr & Rick Wideman walking towards Whitehouse Carr Family in front of Whitehouse

VA Office Carr's in Front of Lincoln Mem Jeremy at Vietnam Wall in DC Jeremy w/ VA DirectorEric Shinseki Pete & Sue Receiving Awards for VVA Chapter 862 Terri & Jeremy under Pictures of the 2 Men they met today

 

Jeremy & Bobby Carr Jeremy rec'd a Plaque from our chapter Jeremy & John Rowan Pres of VVA Pete presenting Jeremy w/ his VVA Vest Pres rowan presenting Jeremy w/ Life Membership PA VVA Pres Larry Holman, Jeremy , Pete Petrosky Jeremy w/ New Vest Jeremy receiving Citation Jeremy reciving more Awards Jeremy gets a hig from AVVA Pres Nancy Swtizer  Pres Obama shaking Jeremy's Hand in Oval Office

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2011 Kokomo Vietnam Veterans Reunion   Kokomo, Indiana  - September

 

 

 

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2011 Wheel Chair Games  -  VVA 862 had several members help!

   

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VVA / AVVA Picnic - Industry Park - Aug 10, 2011

 

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4th of July Parade & Float  - Midland - 2011  "Need Pictures "

 

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2011 Ride to the Wall  in Washington DC  Memorial Day Weekend

  This was one of many Highlights of our Trip Robb Lane Proposes to Linda before we leave.

View outside our Window. A Proposal took up the whole building. Martins in background Pentagon VVA 862 In the Shade @ Pentagon Pentgon Pentagon Pentagon Pentagon

 

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AVVA 862 receives their Charter from AVVA National President - Nancy Switzer

 

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TET PARTY  Feb 19, 2011 @ Fez, Hopewell  - Just a Few Pic's

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2010 - Our "Christmas Tree" Vigil @ Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Beaver

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2010 - "Ride to the Wall" in Washington DC

    

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                        2010  - "Veterans Day Parade"  Beaver, Pa

 Need more Pic's

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2010 = KOKOMO VIETNAM VETERANS REUNION

   

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2009   VVA 862 "Awards Banquet" 

 

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2009 - "Ride to the Wall" - North Canton Ohio

 

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2009 - "Ride to the Wall" in Washington DC 

 

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2009  - Highway Clean up  - Baden Pa

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Sept 11, 2009 - "POW MIA Ride" from Rochester, Pa to Thompson Park in East Liverpool, Ohio 

  Need more Pic's from the VFW as we were leaving Rochester, Pa.

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2009 - Replacing the Flag Pole at WWII Memorial in Beaver

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2009  - "Kokomo Vietnam Veterans Reunion, Kokomo Indiana

 

 

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2008 -  "Moving Wall"  Beaver, Pa

 

 

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2008  -  Ride to the Moving Wall - Beaver, Pa.  Leaving Rochester VFW

 

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2008  - Ride to the Wall - Washington DC 

      

  Watching Hockey Playoffs

 

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2008  - "Gold Star Mothers" Banquet  

   

 

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2008  - Kokomo Vietnam Veterans Reunion, Kokomo, Indiana

 

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2007   "Support The Troops" Rally  Beaver, Pa.

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2007 - 4th of July Parade @  Midland

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2006 - VVA 862 "Awards Dinner @ Rochester Elk's

 

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2006 - 4th of July Parade @ Midland

 

 

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2006 - Veterans Day Parade @ Midland

 

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2005   Our 1st "Ride to the Wall"   - Washington DC

Skip say's "What" You don't  like my Rain Gear" 

Pictures Above were on the way down to DC. Below Pictures are the Actual Ride To The Wall in Washington DC on Sunday Morning.

    

 

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2005 - 4th of July Parade @ Midland

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2004  - Veterans Day Parade  - Monaca, Pa.

      

   

 

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2003 - Kokomo Vietnam Veterans Reunion Kokomo, Indiana

 

 

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2001  - 1st POW MIA Motorcycle Run @ Marco's Midland, Pa