Kicking off AVC's 17th Annual Conference, the 2014 Wounded Warrior Experience will be held on Thursday, November 6 at 6pm. The event features veterans who served in the front lines of Afghanistan and Iraq, discussing their experiences in action as well as the transition upon returning home. The event will air the following weekend on DoD News (formerly the Pentagon Channel). Check out the trailer for a glimpse at the stories of valor that the program showcases. Read More
The AVC Honors is the first and only awards show honoring those who deserve it most: America's servicemen and women. The 2014 Honors will be held on Saturday, November 8, and will air the following weekend on DoD News (formerly the Pentagon Channel). Check out highlights from previous years, as well as this year's schedule and honorees. Read More
Guarding Their Legacy - Honoring Their Sacrifice", the tagline of the AVC, is also the title of our new series of veterans' oral histories. Tune in every few weeks to watch a new story from those who have served with honor over the last 75 years of American military history. On April 18, 1942 the U.S. Army Air Corps executed an air raid on Tokyo led by Lieutenant Colonel James Doolittle, eventually dubbed the “Doolittle Raid.” The Raid was successful in catching the Japanese off-guard, as well as boosting the morale of American citizens – which was quite low following the attack on Pearl Harbor. Major Thomas Carson Griffin was the Navigator of Crew 9 during the raid. Major Griffin recounts the experience, as well as his time with the Army Air Corps throughout the Second World War. Read More
The World War II Veterans Committee's 2015 Commemorative calendar, featuring the Heroes of WWII, is now available for purchase.
A great gift, quantities are limited, so order your copy today!