News Releases

January 20th, 2022

American Veterans (AMVETS) and the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) call on the Department of Defense to reject any waiver request spurred by an outrageous, disgusting offer made by a Kentucky judge to a convicted sexual predator. 

September 2nd, 2021

AMVETS National Headquarters, September 2, 2021 – American Veterans, or AMVETS, is proud to announce our newly-elected National Commander Greg Heun, Kentucky resident and Navy veteran. He was elected by delegates from across the nation at AMVETS’ 76th national convention, which took place in August 2021 in Greensboro, North Carolina.

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August 9th, 2021

WASHINGTON D.C. (August 10, 2021) – AMVETS is proud to honor several first responders and local heroes during the organization’s 76th National Convention in Greensboro, NC, August 20. The award presentation is coordinated by AMVETS’ HEAL Program,  which assists veterans with the medical needs and quality healthcare they’ve earned, at … Read More »

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 »

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