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Honoring Our Veterans By James C. Roberts In a sense every day is Veterans Day at the American Veterans Center. Day in and day out it is our mission, and our privilege to honor our veteran’s legacy of service and sacrifice and to preserve that legacy for future generations. I say “privilege” because for my colleagues and me it has been an honor these past 16 years…

 
 

Now available on sale – the 2015 World War II Veterans Committee Commemorative Calendar! Just $10 each or two for $15! This special edition calendar features profiles on America’s greatest heroes from 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…

 
 

Below is the current schedule of events, and you can also download a pdf version here 2013 schedule Thursday, November 7 6:45 – “The Wounded Warrior Experience” Bus transportation from Renaissance available, departing at 6:25 and 6:45 PM Presented by Military Order of the Purple Heart Service Foundation Featuring service members who have been wounded in the line of duty, sharing their inspiring stories of recovery and determination, along with resources available to…

 
 

Missing Medal of Honor Awards for Iraq Veterans By James C. Roberts President, American Veterans Center As appears in the September 16 edition of the Wall Street Journal On Aug. 26, Army Staff Sergeant Ty Michael Carter received the Medal of Honor at a White House ceremony. The 33-year-old husband and father of three was given the nation’s highest military award for braving enemy fire to carry a wounded comrade to…

 
 

We are proud to announce that the last surviving member of the original Navajo Code Talkers from World War II, will be joining the AVC’s upcoming 16th Annual Conference & Awards.  Nez was among the original 29 Navajo Marines who developed a code within their own language to aid the war effort against the Japanese. The code remains the only unbroken code in modern warfare.  Please see more at:

 
 

During this years conference, with the marking of the 40th anniversary of the return of the Vietnam prisoners of war, will include a discussion on leadership and lessons learned by the American POWs. We are excited for the panel to be moderated by Ms. Taylor Kiland – co-author of Lessons from the Hanoi Hilton: Six Characteristics of High-Performance Teams. Stay tuned for updates on the panelists. Click here…

 
 

We are excited to note that our Korean War interviews/Oral histories we produced for the Department of Defense’s 60th Anniversary of the Korean War were played at their major event commemorating the end of the war at the Memorial this past weekend.  Included were remarks from President Obama and Secretary Hagel, Korean War Veterans and recognition of United Nation…