“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.”
AMVETS has launched an updated version of its highly effective ‘Suicide Prevention & Crisis Intervention Course for HEAL Ambassadors’
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 »
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.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Joint Statement From AMVETS National Advocacy Leadership Regarding Vandalism Veteran Affairs Facilities, D.C. Memorials, and the State of our Nation
Joint Statement From AMVETS National Advocacy Leadership Regarding Vandalism Veteran Affairs Facilities, D.C. Memorials, and the State of … Read More »
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 »