Vietnam-vets organization provides back-to-school gift cards

Len Ignatowski, vice president of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 227, presents 60 $75 gift cards to help with the back-to-school needs of students whose parents are in the Veterans Administration Supportive Housing (VASH) program to the Northern Virginia case managers Ky’Neike King, Kimoela Cato and Ahmadu Jalloh.

Vietnam Veterans of American Chapter 227 has surpassed the 300-member mark, with a goal of growing to at least 325 members by the end of the year.

The organization, which represents Vietnam-era veterans across Northern Virginia, also has revamped its Website at

The organization meets monthly at Amphora restaurant in Vienna.

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