Headquarter News

March 31st, 2022

AMVETS serves on panel of experts and fellow veterans as the sole Veteran Service Organization titled Helping Veterans Thrive: The Importance of Peer Support in Preventing Domestic Violent Extremism

March 5th, 2022

In our first in-person Spring National Executive Committee Meeting since 2019, AMVETS pays tribute to leaders lost over the past two years, honored those represented through D.C. National mall’s war memorials, advocated on Capitol Hill, and delivered updates on AMVETS happenings in their states.

AMVETS National Commander Greg Heun speaks … Read More »

March 3rd, 2022

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.

December 21st, 2021

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 »

December 6th, 2021

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.

August 24th, 2021

In recognition of Suicide Prevention Month, VA and AMVETS are partnering for a Facebook Live discussion centered on how VA tools like Annie, Mindfulness Coach, PTSD Coach, Insomnia Coach, VVC, and others help bring care to Veterans wherever they are.

On September 8, join Connected Care and AMVETS for a Facebook … Read More »

June 8th, 2021

As the most inclusive Congressionally chartered veterans service organization, representing the interests of all of America’s veterans and their families, AMVETS is honored to provide our views of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2022.

March 30th, 2021

“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.”

December 27th, 2020

AMVET Sandra Durbin during AMVETS 74th Annual National Convention in Orlando, Florida.

As our nation’s most inclusive Congressionally-chartered Veteran Service Organization, AMVETS relentlessly supports legislation, programs, and services that help veterans of all genders, races, and generations. It’s no secret that often times the concerns of women in our … Read More »

December 27th, 2020

From training courses to championing legislation, AMVETS capitalized on mental health efforts in 2020.

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