The Vietnamese American Community of the USA (VAC-USA) New Leadership (2017-2020)

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National Congress of the VAC-USA at San Antonio, Texas on October 14, 2017

Short Biography of the Members of the Boards of the Vietnamese American Community of the USA (VAC-USA). 

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The Vietnamese American Community to attend the Wreath Laying Ceremony of the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation in Washington DC

On Friday June 10, 2022, the delegation of the Vietnamese American Community of the USA led by Ms TraMy Nguyen (President of the Board ofExecutives) and Thu Huong Nguyen (VP) attended the 15th Annuel Roll Call of Nations and Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Victims of Communism Memorial

The ceremony was held by the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation at the corners of New Jersey and Massachusetts Ave. in Washington DC.

The following is quoted from the Press Release of the VOC Foundation

Ms. TraMy Nguyen and Ms. Thu Huong Nguyen

The VOC recognized Russian dissident Alexei Navalny as the recipient of the 2021 Dissident Human Rights Award. Mr. Navalny is a Russian opposition leader, politician, lawyer, and anti-corruption activist. He came to international prominence by organizing demonstrations, and running for office, to advocate reforms against corruption in Russia, Russian President Vladimir Putin, and Putin’s government. Navalny has been described as “the man Vladimir Putin fears most” by The Wall Street Journal. Navalny is a Russian Opposition Coordination Council member, the leader of the Russia of the Future party and the founder of the Anti-Corruption Foundation (FBK).

Mr. Navalny was presented with the Dissident Human Rights Award virtually in January of 2021 but a formal ceremony was unable to be held at that time due to Covid-19 protocols. We are pleased to have Anna Veduta, Vice President of the Anti-Corruption Foundation, accept the award on behalf of Mr. Navalny at this year’s Roll Call of Nations Ceremony.

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We oppose the teaching of Critical Race Theory

The Critical Race Theory is similar to the Class Struggle of Marxism, Communism. It brainwashes our children and stirs up the hatred between people of different races.

Here is the sample letter to send to the lawmakers and urge them to ban the teaching of this poisonous theory in schools.

To  Congressman hay Senator…

Ref: Opposing the Teaching of Critical Race Theory at Schools.

Dear Congressman, (or Congresswoman)

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We won! Amazon has removed the disgusting merchandise we protested!

JUN 23, 2021 —

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Amazon did removed the disgusting merchandise we protested.

Today, there are almost 6500 signatures of the people who love our national flag, 63906 views, 2343 shares and US$2237.49 contributed.

This petition is so far one of the most successful ones we have ever submitted.

On behalf of the Vietnamese American Community of the USA, we’d like to express our thank to everyone.

Thank you! thank you!

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Celebrating the Vietnam War Veterans Day

To all Vietnam War Veterans

Today, we celebrate and honor your service and sacrifice. With best wishes and our deepest gratitude on National Vietnam War Veterans Day! wishes and our deepest gratitude on National Vietnam War Veterans Day!

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There is such man with big heart…

by Michael DoKim

Ex Captain Dennis S. Q. Kim is a Korean Chinese American who was commissioned in the United Armed Forces on June 12, 1964. After being trained with various courses such as: Infantry Officers Basic Course, Military Assistance Training Advisor, Airborne and Ranger Schools, Kim served 2 tours in Vietnam. The first tour was from June 1966 to June 1967 as assistant Senior to the ARVN 38th Ranger Battalion, then Senior Advisor to ARVN 34th Ranger. Back to Vietnam in his 2nd tour, Kim was assigned Senior Advisor to the Chief of Tactics at Duc My Ranger Training Center. Continue reading

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Press Release In Regard to California Governor Gavin Newsom’s Statement that offends the Vietnamese Americans and Nail Business.

During his daily COVID-19 briefing in Sacramento on Thursday, 7 May 20, Governor of California, Mr. Gavin Newsom said “This whole thing started in the State of California, the first community spread, in a nail salon. I just want to remind everybody of that and that I’m very worried about that”. After the provocative remark, Gov. Newsom declined on Friday to provide additional details about where the salon was located and how the state health officials traced the case. Despite requests from several civil and media organizations, Gov. Newsom defended his decision not to release further proof of his accusations because of health and privacy concerns. Continue reading

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Protest the Governor’s recent statement that offends the nail business and the Vietnamese American Community.

CỘNG ĐỒNG NGƯỜI VIỆT QUỐC GIA HOA KỲ

The Vietnamese American Community of the USA

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To: Mr. Gavin Newsom – Governor of California

1303 10th Street, Suite 1173, Sacramento, CA 95814

May 9, 2020

Subject: Protest the Governor’s recent statement that offends the nail business and the Vietnamese American Community.

Dear Governor Newsom,

On behalf of the Vietnamese American Community of the USA (VAC-USA), we strongly protest your recent statement in regard to the Covid-19. Continue reading

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The Effectiveness of Vietnamization

By Dr. Trong Q. Phan20190426_185438

Paper presented at “1969: Vietnamization and the Year of Transition in the Vietnam War” Conference.  Vietnam Center Texas Tech University April 25-27, 2019

Abstract

Vietnamization and diplomacy combined with military operation were the two pivotal strategies that President Nixon pursued to achieve his presidential campaign promise to end the Vietnam War. Although President Nixon achieved his goal with a peace treaty, the outcome severely impacted our international reputation in many fronts: the degradation of our national ideals on the world stage, loss of one of the most faithful friends and allies – the Republic of Vietnam, and leveraging advantages for Chinese influence in Southeast Asia. Continue reading

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The Vietnamization from a Vietnamese Infantryman’s Perspective

Michael Do, DVP

Ex-Captain, 5th Infantry Division, ARVN

Paper presented at the Conference on Vietnam, marking 50th anniversary of the Vietnamization (1969-2019) at the Vietnam Center and Archive, Lubbock, April, 27, 2019

Chronicle of Vietnam War

 1945 – 1954: The 1st Indochina War between Viet Minh and the French ended with the partition of Vietnam according to the Geneva Accords. Continue reading

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VAUSA Scholarship

The VAUSA Fallen Heroes Scholarship Fund is established in remembrance of U.S. USAVALOGOrev-232x300uniformed services members of Vietnamese descent who have given the ultimate sacrifice in defense of Freedom and Democracy for our great Nation. The Fund is intended to honor their service and selfless devotion to duty to preserve our way of life, liberty and our pursuit of happiness. The goal of this Fund is to support the scholarship recipients financially in their successful college studies while they actively promote the recognition and acknowledgement of these Fallen Heroes within their community. Continue reading

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