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The Veterans History Project of the American Folklife Center collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war.

The Project collects first-hand accounts of
U.S. Veterans from the following wars:

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Our commitment to service traces its roots back to 1944 when veteran volunteers first began helping veterans of World War II obtain the benefits promised them by the federal government. As the number of returning veterans swelled into the millions, it was evident that some sort of nationally organized assistance … Read More »

AMVET Sandra Durbin during AMVETS 74th Annual National Convention in Orlando, Florida.

As our nation’s most inclusive Congressionally-chartered Veteran Service Organization, AMVETS relentlessly supports legislation, programs, and services that help veterans of all genders, races, and generations. It’s no secret that often times the concerns of women in our … Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Q: What is the application cycle for AMVETS National Scholarships?

A: The AMVETS National scholarships application process will begin on January 20th through April 30th annually. Note: No application will be reviewed until after May 1st. Recipients of all scholarships will be notified by AMVETS National Headquarters’ Programs Department during … Read More »

Through the partnership, access to medical records will be placed in the hands of our nation’s veterans.

Contact: Miles Migliara 

National Communications Manager 

AMVETS (American Veterans) 

(301) 395-7486 

media@amvets.org 

AMVETS NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS – AMVETS and Sync.MD announced a strategic partnership formed for the purpose of streamlining health record management for … Read More »

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AMVETS endorses bill setting time limits on when VA must disclose the status of contracted VA providers and provide information to potential claimants on their rights under state and federal tort law.

Contact: Miles Migliara

National Communications Manager

(301) 395-7486

media@amvets.org

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, … Read More »

For Immediate Release

Contact: Miles Migliara 

National Communications Manager 

AMVETS (American Veterans) 

(301) 395-7486 

media@amvets.org 

AMVETS National Headquarters, September 10, 2019 – AMVETS set the tone of the Congress this year by emphasizing the key issue affecting our veterans and service members: the mental health and suicide epidemic.  

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