Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 731

Welcome to the web site of Vietnam Veterans of American, Chapter 731.  Our mission is to accept a leadership role in our community; to provide a service to our membership and also provide a local setting for the veteran and their family; to assist those in need; and to promote a positive image of the Vietnam Veteran through our educational programs and increased involvement in community service projects.

2018 Raffle Winners

1st Prize

Above: VVA Member Roy Tegen holding 2nd prize Diamond earrings (far left) with Kathy Muench, Boelters Jewelers, who donated both prizes and Sandy Hendrickson (second from right) Winner of the 1st prize Diamond and Ruby ring (that fit perfectly!) and VVA member, Harold Olson, Jr

2nd Prize

Above: Winner of the 2nd prize Diamond earrings, donated by Boelters Jewelers, Jim Kempinger of Green Bay (on right) with VVA member, Ken Wentker

3rd Prize

Above: Ken Wentker with George Sladky, VVA member and Winner of the 3rd prize, a Rock Island Armory 45 pistol donated by Dr. Dan Beaupre (far right) and Lakeshore Dental

4th Prize

Above: Chris Wallace of Custer Street Auto & Towing who donated the 4th Prize, 2 Tickets for a Packer Game, with Winner, Jack Kiel (middle), and VVA member, Gordie Strauss

5th Prize

Above:  Marvin Decker, VVA member and Winner of the 5th prize, a Men's Seiko watch, with Linda Streu, owner of Dalebroux Jewelers, who donated the prize and Paul Francisco, VVA member

6th Prize: $250 donated by VVA Chapter 731, Tom Maresh pictured with Ken Wentker, VVA member and Raffle Chair.

7th Prize: $250 donated by VVA Chapter 731, Shellie Quintana, is from Lawrenceville, GA and was not available for a picture

8th Prize: Autumn Ridge 18-hole Golf Package for 4, Mary Tegen pictured with VVA member, Roy Tegen

9th Prize: Branch River 18-hole Golf Package for 4, Jerry Puta pictured with VVA member Terry Johnson

10th Prize: Thor Industrial Services custom fire pit, Laura Schmidt, not yet pictured

11th Prize: Limo package from Stardust Limo, Sarah Larson pictured with VVA member Dale Schroeder

12th Prize: Leather vest from Badger Cycle, Steve Czekala pictured with Badger Cycle owner Paul Lukes (right) and VVA member Dennis Scherer (left)

Meetings are held on the first Thursday each month at 6:30 p.m. at 4310 Conroe St., Manitowoc
Amvet Post 99


2019 Meeting Minutes

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2018 Meeting Minutes

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Vietnam Veterans currently qualify for $50 lifetime membership
Call John Salzman at 920-629-1124 for that application

If you would like to become a member of Chapter 731, just fill out this Application Form and send a check or money order to:

Vietnam Veteran’s of America, Inc.
Chapter #731
Attention: John Salzman
1717 Ahrens CT
Manitowoc WI  54220



  • 2018 Member of the Year - Randall Jansen, Chaplain
  • 2018 Advocate of the Year - Kathy Muench, Owner, Boelter’s Jewelers


The Wall That Heals is coming to Manitowoc Expo Grounds
September 12-15 2019

Hosted by VVA Chapter 731

Sponsorship Info

Sponsorship Form

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