Friday, July 18, 2014
Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 154 celebrates 30 years of serving vets
"We went to Vietnam as strangers but we became brothers over there," he said. "That's why we are still strong today. We care for each other."
Now based in Roseville, Chapter 154 remains the largest VVA chapter in Michigan with 600 members and ranks fourth in the country.
It was born when three Macomb County vets -- Pat Daniels, Bob Edwards and Steve Starr -- drove around Detroit one afternoon back in 1984 looking for the organization's Chapter 9. They were unable to find the place.