VVA Chapter 126 Agent Orange Day

Chapter 126 of the Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) invites you to join them for Agent Orange Day on Wednesday, August 10, 6-8pm at Vietnam Veterans Plaza at 55 Water Street in lower Manhattan.

The purpose of this event is:

to honor those who have died and those suffering from illnesses related to their exposure to Agent Orange by lighting orange candles in their honor at the monument. 

to bring awareness and public attention to the devastating effects of Agent Orange and other deadly toxins used in military procedures.

to promote more research and medical care for these veterans and their affected children for generations to come. 

Over 58,000 Americans died in combat during the Vietnam War, but more than 400,000 Americans and 400,000 Vietnamese have died from Agent Orange exposure related illnesses after the war ended. We must never forget their sacrifices. 

Event agenda:

Marine Corps Presentation of Colors

VIP Greetings

Keynote Address - NYC DVS Commissioner James Hendon

Guest Speakers

Songs by Michelle DellaFave

Reading of NYC vets' names who have fallen due to diseases caused by Agent Orange

Lighting of orange candles for those who have fallen

Rifle Salute & Taps

Please RSVP to Marty Edelman at [email protected]

August 10, 2022 at 6:00pm - 8pm
Vietnam Veterans Plaza
55 Water St
New York, NY 10041
United States
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Marty Edelman ·