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AMVETS to Recognize Local First Responders During National Convention

WASHINGTON D.C. (August 10, 2021) – AMVETS is proud to honor several first responders and local heroes during the organization’s 76th National Convention in Greensboro, NC, August 20. The award presentation is coordinated by AMVETS’ HEAL Program,  which assists veterans with the medical needs and quality healthcare they’ve earned, at no cost to the veteran.

Those to be honored are Prince George’s County Officer Dominick Gabriel Chambers, Prince Williams County firefighter Victor Angry and State Senator Jeremy McPike, and Veterans Employment Services Manager for Northern Virginia Serena Bermudez, who is also a Navy veteran.

Dominick Gabriel Chambers

Prince George’s County Police Officer


Victor Angry

Prince Williams County firefighter


Serena Bermudez

Veterans Employment Services Manager (Northern VA) & Navy veteran


Jeremy McPike

Virginia State Senator


“Often we celebrate our nation’s first responders as a whole, but rarely as individuals,” AMVETS’ Chief Medical Executive Cherissa Jackson said. “It’s our privilege to honor these incredible professionals on AMVETS’ highest stage this August. These DMV residents embody all that is good in our community.”

The First Responders Award Presentation will take place at the Sheraton Greensboro Four Seasons August 20th at 7:00 PM.

AMVETS is a nonpartisan, nonprofit veterans service organization, representing the interests of the more than 19 million American Veterans in the United States. AMVETS was founded in 1944 and has the most inclusive membership criteria among all Congressionally chartered veterans service organizations. amvets.org

AMVETS HEAL Programs Motto: To ensure the needs of ALL Veterans are met including access to the best quality healthcare (mental health and specialized services) and to help them live longer and healthier lives. These services are free. amvetshealprogram.org

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Contact: Miles Migliara, Chief Communications Officer — 573-528-4219 | media@amvets.org

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August 9th, 2021
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