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 »
AMVETS would like to offer our congratulations to the very first winners of the Lowe’s + AMVETS Scholarships. The pool of candidates this year were impressive and demonstrated the desire to make a difference. These recipients will set the tone for those who follow. Congratulations to all winners and we … Read More »
Commitment to a healthier 2019
AMVETS is wholly committed to improving and protecting the health of all American Veterans and their families. As the nation’s most inclusive major veterans service organization, AMVETS is entering 2019 with a New Year’s Resolution to help veterans and their families stop smoking and eliminate … Read More »
By Lana N. Mckenzie on July 19, 2018
As a country, we’ve gotten so used to facing the alarming number of veterans who take their
own lives that it often feels abstract at this point; nameless, faceless statistics. For those of us
who personally know veterans who’ve … Read More »