Guarding Their Legacy

PFC James Crump

Private First Class James Crump was among the men to storm the beaches of Normandy on D-Day.

Thanks to your help, we were able to guard his legacy.

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National Memorial Day Parade

2018 National Memorial Day Parade

Our nation’s largest Memorial Day event, The National Memorial Day Parade will take place along Constitution Avenue from 2-4 PM this Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, 2018.

The parade is organized by the American Veterans Center & World War II Veterans Committee, and is now celebrating its 14th year.

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AVC Conference Highlights

2017 Veterans Day Conference Recap

Highlights from our 20th Annual Veterans Day Conference.

Thanks to all who participated and helped make this event a success!

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AVC Oral Histories

Don Stratton

Navy Seaman Don Stratton was aboard USS Arizona on the morning of December 7, 1941.

Listen to Stratton’s harrowing story of survival and experiences throughout World War II here.

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World War II Chronicles

WWII Chronicles Week 1

World War II Chronicles is a radio documentary series produced by Radio America and the American Veterans Center.

From overviews of battles to intimate stories of veterans, World War II Chronicles covers the entirety of the US in the conflict, week by week, so don’t forget to subscribe!

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Watch American Valor

American Valor 2017

American Valor: A Salute to Our Heroes is the AVC’s Emmy-winning television special saluting our military heroes from World War II to the present day.

The full broadcast is now available to watch on YouTube. Read More