Operation Gratitude

Striving to deliver appreciation to out troop through letter writing and care packaging.

State Action Team 72 is specifically asking chapters to support this cause by completing any or all of the following opportunities:

Conduct a letter writing event for your chapter or school, dedicated towards writing letters to soldiers, veterans, or new recruits thanking them for their service and offering how they have positively impacted your life

Participate in a social media campaign generating awareness and appreciation for our military, while making sure to tag both @VirginiaDECA and @OperationGratitude

Write a DECA Direct article highlighting your chapter's involvement with the cause

Collect items for care packages, paying attention to what is requested of your region

For updates on this initiative, as well as being invited to a Google Hangout for officers and advisors interested in participating in this unique service project, please complete the contact information form.

Operation Gratitude Resource Packet

District Advisor

Information you need, forms, and documents to assist District Advisors in their role.

VA DECA Foundation


The VA DECA Foundation funds over ten scholarships a year.  The Foundation also provides funds for 1st place SLC winners going on to ICDC.  Learn more about the VA DECA Foundation at their website.


Board of Trustees

Contact your Board Member today!

VDOE Resources

Resources from your Marketing Specialist 


Find the new membership campaign for 2016-2017, Goals and other information.


Chapter Management Guide

This electronic guide can be downloaded and printed for your convenience. 



Virginia DECA Day

Submit your VA DECA Day submissions here 

Merit and Honor Society

Download the Merit and Honor Society Verification Forms Here.

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