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American Valor, Legends and Trailblazers Featuring James McEachin, recipient of the Silver Star for valor in the Korean War, and Vincent Okamoto, the most highly-decorated Japanese American to survive the war in Vietnam. The panel was featured in AVC’s 19th Annual Veterans Day Conference held in November 2016. View more of the conference panels here.

 
 

  Christmas on Watch The following poem was sent to the AVC by Walter Haynes, one of our supporters. He received it from his friend Stan Roman. The embers glowed softly, and in their dim light, I gazed round the room and I cherished the sight. My wife was asleep, her head on my chest, My daughter beside me, angelic in rest. Outside the snow fell, a blanket of white, Transforming the yard to a winter delight. The...

 
 

World War II 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. WEEK 1: The Japanese attack on the U.S. Naval Base at Pearl Harbor plunged the United States into...

 
 

Photos from the AVC Conference   The AVC is grateful to all who helped made the 19th Annual Conference a success. The events throughout the weekend were unforgettable and reaffirmed that be honoring our nation's past generations, we can build a stronger generation for leaders of the future. Photos from the events included below.

 
 

Photos of American Valor An Evening Honoring Our Heroes The AVC's event American Valor: A Salute to Our Heroes is an evening honoring our nation's veterans who have demonstrated extraordinary valor, from World War II to the present day. In addition to a reception and dinner, the program is filmed for broadcast, which aired on American Heroes Channel, Reelz Channel, and American Forces Network. Learn more about the event and...

 
 

2016 Conference, Day 2 Photos Day 2 of the 2016 AVC Conference featured more conversation with heroes from the Greatest Generation to the latest generation. Panel discussions included: The Greatest Generation: Americans in World War II American Valor: Legends and Trailblazers From D-Day to the Eagle’s Nest The Medal of Honor The Last Ace Operation Desert Storm: The Gulf War 25 Years Later Valor on the Front Lines Photos from the day...

 
 

Photos from the Norwegian Embassy On Friday, November 4, 2016, the AVC held an evening reception honoring our veterans at the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Washington, DC. It was an unforgettable evening. Photos from the reception included below.

 
 

2016 Conference, Day 1 Photos Day 1 of the 2016 AVC Conference featured discussions with heroes from the Greatest Generation to the latest generation. Panel discussions included: The U.S. Enters World War II: Pearl Harbor at 75 Legends of World War II Leading Military Women: Commanders and Trailblazers in the U.S. Military Leadership: From Military Service to the Private Sector Principled Leadership: The United States Marine Corps Photos from this inspiring...

 
 

Photos from the Wounded Warrior Experience The Wounded Warrior Experience profiles wounded warriors who have served on the front lines in Afghanistan and Iraq, along with individuals who have worked to ease their transition home. Photos from this year's program included below. Learn more about the program here.

 
 

American Valor, A Salute to Our Heroes The American Veterans Center's Emmy Award-winning program, American Valor, is a show highlighting stories about American heroes, from World War II to the present day. Last year's program, held on November 5, 2016, featured heroes such as Scott Smiley, the first blind officer in United States Army history. More info available here.

 
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