AVC Oral Histories

Shames

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. Colonel Edward D Shames, of Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, describes his experiences leading up to, on and after D-Day, June 6th, 1944. Read More

The 2014 National Memorial Day Parade

2014-Opening-Parade-Shot-Color

The full broadcast of the parade is now available. The National Memorial Day Parade is a moving timeline of American military history, recognizing the service and sacrifice of Americans from the Revolution to present day service members who have answered the call to serve in Afghanistan and Iraq. The parade features more than 4,000 participants, with more than 1,000 active duty military personnel, senior military officials, and decorated & acclaimed veterans. Read More

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AVC Awards 2014 Goodpaster Prize

The 2014 Gen. Andrew J. Goodpaster Lecture

On June 3, the AVC awarded the Seventh Annual Andrew J. Goodpaster Prize to retired Air Force Lt. Colonel John F. Guilmartin, Jr. The Prize, presented in association with the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, recognizes outstanding achievements by "soldier-scholars" in the mold of General Goodpaster, one of the AVC's earliest supporters and one of the most respected officers of his generation. The event was held at the historic Army and Navy Club in downtown Washington, DC, where Dr. Guilmartin, a decorated veteran of Vietnam, spoke on his own scholarship on the war. Visit the link below to watch Dr. Guilmartin's remarks. Read More

2014 WWII Commemorative Calendar – While Supplies Last!

2014 Commemorative Calendar

Still available, the 2014 World War II Veterans Committee's Commemorative Calendar features originally designed maps detailing the epic battles of WWII.

Few copies remain, so order your copy today!

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