On April 9, 2019, Lieutenant Colonel Richard Cole passed away at the age of 103.
He was the last of the 80 Doolittle Raiders, the last witness to one of the great moments in American military history; help us remember his legacy.
Our nation’s largest Memorial Day event, The National Memorial Day Parade will be held along Constitution Avenue on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, 2019.
The parade will also be televised and stream live on YouTube.
The 6888 Central Postal Battalion of WWII has never received any type of unit award.
The AVC is proud to support the campaign to recognize the women of the Six Triple Eight for their incredible service during the Second World War.
Veterans Chronicles is an hour-long program that tells the stories of America’s greatest heroes in their own words.
Full episodes are available here, as well as on YouTube, iTunes, and Spreaker.
Carl Felton, US Navy veteran of World War II, talks candidly about the difficulty of coming home after World War II.
“I had a hard time ringing the doorbell,” he recalls.
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, so don’t forget to subscribe!