News Releases

May 18th, 2021

After close collaboration with D.C. agencies, as well as Virginia and Maryland authorities, Rolling to Remember has announced the official 2021 ride route.

May 3rd, 2021

WASHINGTON (MAY 3, 2021) – AMVETS received a Friday afternoon call and letter from the Department of Defense’s Washington Headquarters Services, formally notifying AMVETS that the permit requested a year earlier to use the Pentagon’s parking lots on May 30 for the “Rolling to Remember” pro-veterans … Read More »

February 2nd, 2021

“We believe Denis McDonough is a leader with the knowledge and vision to deliver results. We hope he is up to the task to deliver results for our country’s greatest heroes and we support him in this endeavor.”

January 24th, 2021

AMVETS has launched an updated version of its highly effective ‘Suicide Prevention & Crisis Intervention Course for HEAL Ambassadors’

December 10th, 2020

We are looking forward to working with Mr. McDonough to make positive strides forward on these issues and congratulate him on his selection.

WASHINGTON D.C. (Dec. 10, 2020) — AMVETS (American Veterans) National Commander Jan Brown released the following statement in reaction of President-Elect Joe Biden’s nomination for Secretary … Read More »

December 10th, 2020

Earning the trust of women veterans must be a demonstrated top priority in the new administration then just as it should have been all along.

WASHINGTON D.C. — AMVETS (American Veterans) National Commander Jan Brown released the following statement in response to findings in a Veteran … Read More »

December 10th, 2020

Statement from AMVETS National Executive Director Joe Chenelly:

We are surprised by reports the President-Elect Joe Biden intends to nominate Denis McDonough to become the next secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. We were expecting a veteran, maybe a post-9/11 veteran. Maybe a woman veteran. Or maybe a … Read More »

October 27th, 2020

Senate allegations of meager efforts and unfulfilled promises in 2018 Executive Order draw concerns as implementation of larger-scale mental health plans with national implications begins.

AMVETS National Headquarters, Oct. 27, 2020 – AMVETS is expressing deep concerns regarding the implementation and focus given toward the President’s Roadmap to Empower Veterans … Read More »

August 31st, 2020

In a recent internal move, AMVETS promoted Bunmi Moses to head all programs at the national level for the organization.

Moses officially joined AMVETS in March 2019 as Senior Development Associate. In her first year on the job, her work directly led to dramatic expansion of the organization’s reach nationwide … Read More »

June 17th, 2020

WASHINGTON D.C., June 17, 2020 – AMVETS expressed optimism in efforts to curb veteran and family member suicide after President Trump presented The President’s Roadmap to Empower Veterans and End the National Tragedy of Suicide (PREVENTS) Roadmap at the White House today. The Roadmap is the culmination of a year-long … Read More »

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