AMVETS National Commander Greg Heun delivered testimony March 2, 2022, before the House and Senate Veterans committees with a large focus on mental health care, overall wellness, and suicide prevention efforts.
Members of American Veterans, or AMVETS, took part in Kentucky tornado relief this month, engaging in the organization’s primary mission: to serve American veterans, their families, and the communities in which they live.
AMVETS Riders from Monticello, IN, and AMVETS National Commander Greg Heun (left) join Kentucky AMVETS … Read More »
Past National Commander Marion Polk died December 6, 2021 in his hometown of Alexandria, Louisiana after a brief illness. He served as commander of the 250,000-members organization for one year. PNC Polk served in command positions at every AMVETS echelon.
AMVETS National Headquarters, September 2, 2021 – American Veterans, or AMVETS, is proud to announce our newly-elected National Commander Greg Heun, Kentucky resident and Navy veteran. He was elected by delegates from across the nation at AMVETS’ 76th national convention, which took place in August 2021 in Greensboro, North Carolina.
“The center will be known for improving the lives of veterans, service members and their families, a place known for inspiring our youth to find their purpose.”
For the 33rd consecutive year, a massive motorcycle run took place in the nation’s capital over Memorial Day Weekend to raise awareness of the plight of U.S. prisoners of war and the 82,000 service members still missing in action and address the national suicide epidemic taking the lives of … Read More »
For Immediate Release
AMVETS National Convention Canceled Due to COVID-19
LANHAM, Md. (May 11, 2020) – The United States’ most inclusive veterans service organization, which represents the interests of 18 million-plus American Veterans, has canceled its 76th National Convention.
With its members’ safety and well-being in mind, AMVETS (American … Read More »
WASHINGTON D.C. – For 32 years every Memorial Day, action has been taken to raise awareness for the critical issues facing our nation’s veterans. In 2020, we will continue the tradition through the Rolling to Remember Challenge.
As always, the health and safety of our riders and the veteran community … Read More »
March 18, 2020
Dear AMVETS Family,
What a difference a few weeks makes in how we’re going about our lives. Our posts and canteens are closed for the most part due to social distancing, our routines are disrupted, and we’re concerned for families and community’s health and wellbeing.
AMVETS Leadership … Read More »
Contact: Miles Migliara
AMVETS National Communications Manager
AMVETS NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS – AMVETS National Commander Jan Brown sent a letter this week to the organization’s 1,100 posts, 43 state-level departments, and 6 regional districts calling for 10,000 volunteers to become trained HEAL Ambassadors by the end of the … Read More »