Attend in Person!

The American Veterans Center Honors is the closing event of the AVC’s 17th Annual Conference, taking place from November 5-7, 2015 in Washington, DC.

The Honors is an exclusive black-tie dinner event, featuring musical performances, special guests, and our greatest heroes from the last 75 years of military history.

For more information, call 703-302-1012 ext. 227.


Tune in to Watch

The first and only televised awards show honoring those who deserve it most – our military men and women from across the generations – The American Veterans Center Honors will be filmed this Veterans Day weekend in Washington, DC.

Recognized will be heroes of World War II, Korea, and Vietnam, along with those who have served on the front lines in today’s military. This moving and powerful program is the only one of its kind, and poised to become a tradition for decades to come.


Check out highlights from the AVC Honors:

2014 Honorees

Audie Murphy Award - WWII

Colonel James Megellas
United States Army

Known as "The Most Decorated Officer in 82nd Airborne History." Distinguished Service Cross, Silver Star

Audie Murphy Award - WWII

101st Airborne Division
United States Army

Recognized on the 70th Anniversary of D-Day & their Legendary Stand at Bastogne

Raymond Davis Award - Korea

The Borinqueneers
United States Army

The decorated Puerto Rican regiment, recently voted the Congressional Gold Medal

Joe R. Hooper Award - Vietnam

SFC Melvin Morris
United States Army

Vietnam War veteran, Green Beret, and Medal of Honor recipient

Paul Ray Smith Award - Operation
Iraqi Freedom

SFC Joe Kapacziewski
United States Army

U.S. Army Ranger, first and only soldier to return to combat with a prosthetic limb

Michael P. Murphy Award

Sergeant Dakota Meyer
United States Marine Corps

Marine Corps veteran of Afghanistan and recipient of the Medal of Honor

Doolittle Tokyo Raiders
Wings of Valor Award

Lt. General Susan J. Helms
United States Air Force, NASA Astronaut

Crew Member of Space Shuttle Endeavor, the First U.S. military woman in space

Lillian K. Keil Award for Women's Contributions to the Military

Elinor Otto

The last "Rosie the Riveter," building airplanes since 1942

AVC Honors Sponsors

AVC Honors Video Segments