Vietnam Veterans of America

Chapter 800 

Bergen County, NJ

If you are interested in scheduling the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 800 Speakers Bureau to present at your school please contact VVA Chapter 800 at 201-457-0048 AND Leave a message for Mike Sapara or Bill Weber 

or contact them directly:
Mike Sapara at  201-716-9780 or 201-455-8220 or e-mail at
Bill Weber at 201-440-9174 or e-mail at

VIa email please include the following information:​
  • Your name
  • Your Phone Number (best time to contact)
  • School's Name
  • Address
  • Grade level or Group
  • Size of Group
  • Desired Date & Time for Presentation (also mention an alternate date & time)


Please read the following information regarding the presentation!


Primary: To provide supplemental information to High School Students/ Teachers studying "The Vietnam War" in US History II Classes

Secondary: To express/transfer our knowledge about our Military Experiences during the Vietnam War.

description of presentation:

Length: 45 Minutes - 1 hour

No Charge

We commit to a straight line approach:
  • All statements will be factual and from speakers' experiences
  • No Foul Language
  • No  Blood/ Guts images
  • No Gory Tales
  • We will not embarrass any student or teacher
  • We will keep presentation above board
  • We will even answer the tough questions such as: how many did you kill (but will not glorify, adlib or act out anything)
  • Finally No Messages to Recruit, Promote or Enlistment


Topics Covered:
  • Gold Star Mothers/ Families
  • War Movies (sometimes they are over dramatic and don't tell true story)
  • Children of War
  • pOW MIA
  • PTSD
  • agent Orange
  • Your Vote

who are we?

Volunteer tour guides at the NJ Vietnam Veterans Education Center located in Homdel, NJ

Local Speakers are from Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 800 in Little Ferry, NJ

Chairman: Michael Sapara
Combat Infantryman
US Army

Mekong Delta Vietnam '69-70
Phone #- 201-455-8220

His picture and Bio can be found at

 Co-Chairman: Bill Weber
Phone #- 201-294-3672

His picture and Bio can be found at