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Korean War Veterans Association Chapter 270 Inc

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Causes: Domestic Fraternal Societies, Fraternal Societies, Military & Veterans Organizations, Veterans

Mission: Serve veterans at va hospital and promote veteran issues.

Programs: Military & veterans programs: 4,693 volunteer hours logged at the dallas va hospital and area nursing homes in the fiscal year ending september 30, 2014. Chapter takes the lead in wheelchair repair at the va hospital. Chapter 270 leads all kwva chapters in va volunteer hours

chapter members participate in patriotic events such as the dallas veterans day parade, memorial day ceremonies, independence day celebrations, welcoming troops in from iraq and afghanistan at the dfw airport.

chapter president takes the lead in organizing an annual korean war anniversary program held in the atrium at the dallas va hospital this year. This program comemorates the july 27, 1953 cease fire ending the korean war. Approximately 300 veterans and patriots attended the program on july 27, 2014.

chapter 270 sponsors youth leadership conference. Also, high school students visit and put 2200 hours. Chapter sponsors :welcome home program for returning veterns and families at the dallas zoo prividing free admittance for vets and families plus free parking. Provides donuts and coffee to all vets at v a hospital

kwva chapter 270 particapates in the tell america program sponsored by the korean war veterans association. Under the tell america program, veteran chapter members visit schools and speak to students about the korean war.

chapter participates in the greater dallas veterans council activities including honoree of the year recognizing the individual who contributed most to improving veterans' image in the dallas area

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