Come here to find updates on the latest AVC news and events, along with important veteran news and current events from the around the country.

 

AVC Volunteers Participate in Wreath Laying Day at Arlington National Cemetery American Veterans Center volunteers joined thousands of fellow patriots recently in placing Holiday wreaths at every tombstone at Arlington National Cemetery — more than 200,000 in all. The effort was coordinated by “Wreaths Across America” a national organization that honors deceased veterans at military cemeteries throughout the nation. Check out the photos below.  

 
 

Fred Kaffenberger On Saturday, December 12, Fred Kaffenberger, 80, died at Leavenworth National Cemetery in Leavenworth, Kansas. Kaffenberger was dressed in uniform while preparing to lay a wreath on the grave of his son-in-law. This past Saturday was the four-year-anniversary of when his daughter’s husband was interred there. After serving in the U.S. Marine Corps, Kaffenberger spent 33 years teaching history and civics. Through his own personal interest…

 
 

Highlights from the Honors The American Veterans Center’s The Honors: A Salute to American Heroes  is an Emmy-winning program spotlighting stories of valor throughout our nation’s history. Watch the trailer below for highlights. The Honors is the first and only awards show honoring those who deserve it most – America’s veterans. Learn more here.

 
 

The Wounded Warrior Experience Broadcast If you didn’t get a chance to catch The Wounded Warrior Experience on The Blaze, we’ve posted the full program online. The Wounded Warrior Experience brings together wounded warriors who have served on the front lines in Afghanistan and Iraq to share with viewers their personal experiences serving our country as well as their transition home. The program, hosted by…

 
 

The Honors – A Salute to American Heroes If you didn’t get a chance to catch AVC’s Emmy-winning program The Honors: A Salute to American Heroes on Reelz Channel, we’ve posted the full broadcast online. Military legends from World War II to the present day come together at The Honors: A Salute to American Heroes, produced by the American Veterans Center. Televised the weekend of…

 
 

Veterans Video History Contest Winner AVC is proud to announce the winner of the 2015 Veterans Video History Contest: high school student Evan Warner. Evan’s film Tales From the Pacific creatively showed his viewers the sacrifices made not only by World War II veteran Clovis Delary, but all Americans who came together to ensure US victory in one of the greatest conflicts. Watch Evan’s Video below!

 
 

Bonnie Carroll Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom Congratulations to our friend Bonnie Carroll, President and Founder of TAPS – the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors. We are happy to see our friend recognized with such an honor. TAPS provides support to those who have lost loved ones that have served their country. Bonnie’s work through TAPS has provided a network of opportunities…

 
 

The 18th Annual Conference and Honors was held on November 5-7, 2015 in Washington DC. We are grateful to all who helped make the program a success. We now have photo galleries from all of the weekend’s events as well as the red carpet photos from The Honors: A Salute to American Heroes, America’s first and only televised awards show dedicated to our nation’s heroes.

 
 

Catch The Honors and the Wounded Warrior Experience AVC’s productions The Wounded Warrior Experience and The Honors: A Salute to American Heroes will be airing on The Blaze and Reelz Channel. If you weren’t able to make it to the events, you can still commemorate Veterans Day this upcoming weekend and recognize our nation’s heroes.

 
 

2017 Commemorative Calendar Now Available 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. A great gift, the oversized, glossy one-of-a-kind calendar is available now for $15, including…

 
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