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Chapter Contact information

Vietnam Veterans of America

Chapter 313

24 Eldredge St.

Battle Creek, MI 49037-2014

Email: vva313@gmail.com

President - Fred I. Palmiter, USAF, Retired

Phone: 269 979-4803

Email: fredpalmiterac-47@comcast.net

Chapter 313 meetings are held on the last Thursday of each month starting at 1900 hours in the back room of the Country Kitchen on old 27 and I-94, Exit 110.  For those who wish to join us for dinner before the meeting, we meet at 1730 hours at the Country Kitchen. For exact dates of meeting click on Chapter Meetings link in the Page Links column to the left.

VVA Service Officer
To contact the Vietnam Veterans of America Michigan Service Office to file a claim or for Power of Attorney or other information click on the banner to the left.

Flag Sales
Chapter 313 sells flags
(U.S., Branch of Service, POW/MIA and others) at a reasonable price. All proceeds go to help local veterans and support  programs at the Battle Creek VA Medical Center.
If you would like to purchase a flag contact us by email at vva313@gmail.com.

Product Sales
Chapter 313's Product Sales has a large selection of Veteran Related Pins, Patches, Hats and T-Shirts. If we don't have it we may be able to get what you need.
We will be at the Calhoun County Fair  August 12-18. You may also contact us at vva313@gmail.com

WEB Master

Floyd Carmichael

Email: vva313@gmail.com

Chapter Officers


Fred Palmiter

USAF, Retired 

1st Vice President

& Quartermaster

Terry Ivey


2nd Vice President

Mike Leatherman






David Peck



Don Weberling 


Treasurer Emeritus

David Beck