Headquarter News

March 30th, 2020

AMVETS National Headquarters has monitored the spread of a novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19 once it affects the human body, since our country was first alerted to the first known case in the Pacific Northwest on January 20, 2020.

We remain in close contact with senior VA officials and … Read More »

March 19th, 2020

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 »

June 20th, 2019

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 »

March 4th, 2019

For Immediate Release

Contact: Miles Migliara

National Communications Manager

(573) 528-4219

media@amvets.org

AMVETS National Headquarters, March 4, 2019 – Spearheading a crucial month of advocacy for AMVETS, the organization has hired Cherissa Jackson, a registered nurse and retired Air Force combat clinician, to lead AMVETS’ HEAL program.

Jackson … Read More »

March 4th, 2019

For Immediate Release

Contact: Miles Migliara

National Communications Manager

(573) 528-4219

media@amvets.org

AMVETS National Headquarters, March 4, 2019 – Prior to AMVETS annual ‘Storm the Hill’ (a week-long legislation advocacy event on Capitol Hill) meetings, the organization hired former military fellow and Navy veteran Thomas Himes to the … Read More »

January 25th, 2019

For Immediate Release

Contact: Miles Migliara

National Communications Specialist

AMVETS (American Veterans)

(301) 395-7486

media@amvets.org

 

AMVETS National Headquarters, January 25, 2019 – AMVETS applauds forward movement to end the government shutdown, ending a terrible point in our … Read More »

January 17th, 2019

Dear Senator Blumenthal:

American Veterans (AMVETS), the most inclusive Congressionally chartered veteran service organization in the U.S., strongly supports the effort to ensure those veterans who served during the Vietnam War and now suffer the lifelong effects of Agent Orange exposure are no longer denied the benefits they’d earned and … Read More »

December 29th, 2018

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 »

June 28th, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: John Hoellwarth
National Communications Director
AMVETS (American Veterans)
(703) 628-9621
media@amvets.org

AMVETS National Headquarters, June 28, 2018 – Congress must move swiftly to enact H.R. 5588 to repair and maintain the Mare Island Naval Cemetery in Vallejo, California, AMVETS announced today.

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June 20th, 2018

AMVETS National Headquarters and the National Programs department would like to offer our heartfelt congratulations to the winners of AMVETS 2018 scholarships. Every year, we receive very impressive candidates and this year is no different. Our judges were overwhelmed by the talent and achievements demonstrated by each finalist.

For the … Read More »

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