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.

 

Six Triple Eight Congressional Gold Medal Campaign The history-making 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, known as the Six Triple Eight, was the first and only all-female African American unit deployed overseas during World War II. They were sent to Birmingham, England and…

 
 

David Bellavia Presented with the Medal of Honor On Tuesday, June 25, 2019, United States Army veteran Staff Sergeant David Bellavia was awarded the Medal of Honor for his acts of bravery in Fallujah nearly fifteen years earlier. Staff Sgt. Bellavia is currently the only living…

 
 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 5/1/19 Contact: kenny@cunninghamcommunication.com | alyssa.schimel@kovertcreative.com Justin Moore, Dennis Quaid, Kiefer Sutherland, Gary Sinise, Natalie Morales, Kyra Phillips and More to Headline the 2019 National Memorial Day Parade Presented by the American Veterans Center, the Largest Memorial Day Parade in the Nation Commemorates Service &…

 
 

2019 Andrew J. Goodpaster Prize, featuring LTG H.R. McMaster The Annual Andrew J. Goodpaster Prize and Lecture was inaugurated twelve years ago in memory of one of the U.S. military’s great ‘soldier-scholars.’ It honors and helps to perpetuate the work of fellow ‘soldier-scholars’ in the mold of General Goodpaster. LTG H.R. McMaster (U.S. Army, Ret.) delivered the 2019 lecture on June…

 
 

RIP Colonel Cole There are moments…and there are men…that galvanize a nation, and change history. Lt. Colonel Richard E. Cole was one of those men. As co-pilot to Jimmy Doolittle on the legendary Doolittle Raid of April 18, 1942, Cole and his 79 comrades of the Doolittle Raiders led the first strike on Japan following the attack on Pearl Harbor. Their…

 
 

Today is National Vietnam War Veterans Day. To all those who served in Vietnam: Welcome Home. We will not forget your service and sacrifice. Thank you. To commemorate, we’re sharing our profile of Vietnam Veteran Patrick Henry Brady. Honor their legacy and watch more of their stories here.

 
 

Veterans Chronicles 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. Featuring interviews with eyewitnesses to the great, and tragic, moments in military history. From D-Day to Iwo Jima, Khe Sanh to the “Hanoi Hilton”, Baghdad to…

 
 

A Special Reception at the Norwegian Embassy, October 26, 2018  

 
 

  Watch worldwide on American Forces Network on AFN|prime, Sunday, November 11th at 4:00 p.m (local time). American Valor: A Salute to Our Heroes is an Emmy-winning television program sharing the stories of America’s greatest heroes from World War II through today. Learn more about the program,…

 
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