Chapter Member Miles

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Year: 22,172


Commanders Quote of the Day

“If you don't think your anxiety, depression, sadness and stress impact your physical health, think again. All of these emotions trigger chemical reactions in your body, which can lead to inflammation and a weakened immune system. Learn how to cope, sweet friend. There will always be dark days.” ― Kris Carr

The CVMA Chapter VA 27-5 “Colonial Riders” are a unique organization of Combat Veterans, Supporters, and Auxiliary Members from all branches of service with a passion for motorcycles and an unbreakable family bond through shared hardships; dedicated to helping each other during times of need. VETS HELPING VETS!

Mend the broken

In 2016, we began reaching out to inactive members of the Chapter. Once contacted, one individual expressed his desire to step away from the CVMA. Several of us within 27-5 attempted to provide outreach, but all efforts were unsuccessful. His back patch was returned to us, cut into five pieces. To some, this was seen as an attempt to divide and create a rift within the Chapter. The patch was retired and I received authorization from the Board of Directors to undertake the task of reassembling this important representation of our service and brotherhood. As I stitched together the fragments, a powerful symbolism emerged: “Mend the Broken.” War has left each of us scarred… we will carry these physical and mental reminders of war with us until we join the fallen. Together we restore each other through service to veterans, shared sacrifice, and fellowship. The once severed patch now serves as CVMA 27-5’s guidon and our Chapter patch we wear on our vest is a replica of the spade within the skull. Our flag incorporates the fragments of uniforms of the United States military, both past and present. It is with us where-ever we go, reminding us of our mission: Vets Helping Vets! - Chris “Eman” Emanus, CVMA 27-5 Sergeant at Arms

Events News & Outreach

May 25, 2018

CVMA 27-2 Ride to the Wall

The "Ride to the Wall" is a CVMA National Event hosted by the five Virginia CVMA Chapters. This is a celebration for all our fallen comrades, the Vietnam Memorial is a symbol of this respect.

July 28, 2018

CVMA 27-2 Bull Run III

Proceeds donated to the Virginia Veteran & Family Support Program

Chaplain's Blog

What’s Given

For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required: and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more.


Luke 12:48

Love and Support the Military

Pray for your military Brothers and Sisters, be of help when possible, show no ill will towards them and Love them always because you never know what’s on the heart of those that protect you with their life’s.

Love

For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.