Attend in Person!

The American Veterans Center Honors is the closing event of the AVC’s 16th Annual Conference, taking place from November 7-9 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.

To learn how you can attend, please request a registration form by e-mailing or 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.

2013 Honorees

Audie Murphy Award - WWII

General Frederick J. Kroesen, Jr.
United States Army

Silver Star (2) - 16th Army Vice Chief of Staff

Audie Murphy Award - WWII

Chester Nez
United States Marine Corps

The last living original Navajo Code Talker.

Raymond Davis Award - Korea

LtGen Frank E. Petersen, Jr.
United States Marine Corps

First African American Marine Corps Aviator & General

Joe R. Hooper Award - Vietnam

Senator Bob Kerrey
United States Navy

Medal of Honor

Paul Ray Smith Award - Operation
Iraqi Freedom

Chris Kyle
United States Navy (Posthumous)

Silver Star (2), Bronze Star with Valor (5) "Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History"

Michael P. Murphy Award

Staff Sergeant Clinton Romesha
United States Army

Medal of Honor

Doolittle Tokyo Raiders
Wings of Valor Award

Col. George "Bud" Day (Posthumous)
United States Air Force

Medal of Honor

American Spirit Citizenship Award

Bonnie Carroll

President & Founder, Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)

AVC Honors Sponsors

AVC Honors Video Segments