In honor of Black History Month, we are highlighting a different African-American hero weekly.
This week we are recognizing John Weston, veteran of the all African-American 758th Tank Battalion.
AVC’s Emmy-winning program, “The Honors – A Salute to American Heroes” brought together military heroes from World War II to the present day.
Full program available here.
World War II veteran LTC Alfred Shehab saw action during the Battle of the Bulge, Hitler’s month-long final offensive on the Western front.
LTC Shehab was assigned to the 38th Cavalry Squadron, a reconnaissance unit tasked with patrolling the forests of the Ardennes region when the battle broke out on December 16, 1944.
Photos from AVC’s 18th Annual Veterans Day Conference and Honors are available here.
Check out highlights from a weekend dedicated to heroes from the Greatest Generation to the Latest Generation.
Now available on sale – the 2016 World War II Veterans Committee Commemorative Calendar!
Featuring the epic battles and key moments throughout the Second World War.
Congrats to high school student Evan Warner, winner of AVC’s Veterans Video History Contest!
The contest urges high school students to take part in the mission of preserving the legacy of America’s heroes by collecting oral histories from veterans.
Watch Evan’s Video here!