National Memorial Day Parade

2017 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 29, 2017.

The parade is organized by the American Veterans Center & World War II Veterans Committee, and is now celebrating its 13th year.

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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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AVC Oral Histories

Lt. Jim Downing

Lieutenant Jim Downing, US Navy veteran of World War II, was aboard USS West Virginia on December 7, 1941, when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

At the time of this interview, Lieutenant Downing is the 2nd oldest Pearl Harbor survivor at 103 years young.

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American Valor: A Salute to Our Heroes

2016 American Valor

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

The 2017 edition of American Valor: A Salute to Our Heroes will be filmed on October 28 in Washington, DC, as part of the AVC’s 20th Annual Veterans Conference. Visit the link below to learn more about how you can attend, or to watch last year’s show. Read More

2017 Andrew Goodpaster Prize

2017 Andrew Goodpaster Prize

The American Veterans Center is proud to partner with the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation to present the 10th Annual Andrew Goodpaster Prize & Lecture, honoring excellence in military scholarship.

The event will take place June 27 at the Army & Navy Club in downtown Washington, DC.

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2017 Commemorative Calendar

Now Available – 2017 Commemorative Calendar

Now available on sale – the 2017 World War II Veterans Committee Commemorative Calendar!

Just $15 including shipping!

This special edition calendar features the epic battles throughout the Second World War, along with facts, statistics, and information on all the key moments of the war.

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