News Releases

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 »

June 12th, 2020

Joint Statement From AMVETS National Advocacy Leadership Regarding Vandalism Veteran Affairs Facilities, D.C. Memorials, and the State of our Nation

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Joint Statement From AMVETS National Advocacy Leadership

Joint Statement From AMVETS National Advocacy Leadership Regarding Vandalism Veteran Affairs Facilities, D.C. Memorials, and the State of … Read More »

May 27th, 2020

WASHINGTON D.C., May 27, 2020 – First, I would like to thank the city of Arlington and Washington D.C. for their accommodations in helping AMVETS create a small, social-distant observance this past Memorial Day Weekend. I’d also like to thank all who rode in D.C. and showed respect and … Read More »

May 20th, 2020

Congressional Inaction, Support of the Status Quo, Will Cost Veterans Lives

AMVETS NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS, May 20, 2020 – Numerous experts are predicting a mental health care crisis emerging as a result of COVID-19. 

“We were already amidst a mental health care and suicide crisis prior to COVID-19, and nothing … Read More »

May 11th, 2020

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 »

May 1st, 2020

For Immediate Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Military Hire and AMVETS announce a partnership of their organizations in multiple efforts to support veteran transitions to civilian life.  The first major initiative between the organizations is a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) program intended to train female veterans in the area … Read More »

April 7th, 2020

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 30th, 2020

AMVETS NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS – AMVETS (American Veterans) and TruGenomix, a veteran-owned precision behavioral health company is the first company to offer a clinical decision support tool to help identify those living with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in military veterans and first responders, have announced a strategic partnership that will focus … Read More »

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