Veterans of the Vietnam War, Inc.
National Convention

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Tentative Agenda

Friday, November 9 - Sunday, November 11, 2001

Doubletree Hotel - Crystal City
300 Army Navy Drive
Arlington, VA  22202
Phone 703-416-4100
Room Rates: 

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Friday, November 9, 2001

                        9:00 AM        National Vietnam & Gulf War Veterans Coalition Leadership Breakfast

                        7:00 PM        Convention Registration and
                                               Hospitality Room Hosted by National Headquarters

Saturday, November 10, 2001

                        9:00 AM        Coffee - Danish - Juices
                                             Convention Opening Ceremonies - Welcome - John Nevelino
                                                Introduction of National Board Members, Program Directors and
                                                Advisors by Michael Milne, National Commander and Nancy
                                                Verespy, National Executive Director

                        9:30 AM        Gerald Baker, Webmaster

                        10:00 AM       Veterans Health Information
                                                            Major Sonnie Bates - Anthrax shot refusal and repercussions

                        11:00 AM       POW/MIA Information
                                                             Michael Breighner/Joyce Rommel, National Program Director

                                                Lunch Break - on your own

                        1:30 PM         VSO Program - Michael Ackerfeld, National Program Director

                        2:00 PM         Veterans in Conflict - Herbert Hennen, National Program Director
                                                Speaker: Edward F. Reilly, Jr. - Chairman - US Parole Commission,
                                                Department of Justice

                        3:00 PM          Education - Morris Miller, National Program Director
                                                                "Dear POW" Program presentation ny Post NJ-03

                        7:00 PM         Come-as-you-are Dance - Cost $15.00 per person - $25.00 Per
                                                  couple   (beer, soda, coffee, snacks included)
                                                  Band: Trial by Fire
 (click here for information)

Sunday, November 11, 2001, Veterans Day
* we will have a dual responsibility at 10:00 and 11:00 AM,
the convention will continue while some will be at
 other locations for wreath laying ceremonies.

                      *10:00 AM      Reconvening of Convention

                                                Awards Breakfast
                                                    Announcement of Election results for two National Board positions

                                               Veteran of the Year
                                               Volunteer of the Year
                                               Honorary Life Membership

                                               General Information Meeting

                                               Closing of Convention

                      *11:00 AM      Wreath laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery
                                               Wreath laying ceremonies at Vietnam Veterans Memorial

                        7:00 PM        Hospitality Room - Sponsored by National Headquarters

(c) 2001 Veterans of the Vietnam War, Inc.