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.

 

The American Veterans Center and WWII Veterans Committee staff packaged thousands of our WWII calendars to send to Veteran Hospitals around the country.  This is done to honor our veterans and thank them for their service and sacrifice in defense our nation.  This program is only accomplished through…

 
 

Pictured from left to right: Virginia Military Institute’s Regimental Commander Sean Noll, United States Naval Academy Brigade Commander Jonathan Poole, United States Military Academy Brigade Deputy Commanding Officer Ross Boston, United States Air Force Academy Wing Commander Dan Zotto, United States Merchant Marine Academy Regimental Commander Matthew Finlayson, and  United States Coast Guard Academy Regimental Commander Holli…

 
 

The Department of Defense 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War Commemoration presenting the American Veterans Center as one of their first commemorative partners, at our Gala last month.

 
 

Great Falls resident, President of the American Veterans Center,  and U.S. Navy veteran James Roberts shares examples of some of his military heroes Nov. 12 at a Veterans Day commemoration at the Great Falls Freedom Memorial.  Please click the link below for the entire story. A Salute To The Nation’s Veterans    

 
 

Now available! The World War II Veterans Committee 2013 Commemorative Calendar features the Great Battles of World War II along with daily facts of the battles and events of the war. A great gift, the oversized, glossy calendar is available for $10 each, and can be ordered via cash, check, or Visa/MasterCard. Call 703-302-1012 ext. 203 or e-mail…

 
 

Tune in to The Pentagon Channel the week of Veterans Day to watch the Wounded Warrior Experience, bringing together veterans and active duty service members to share their inspiring stories of triumph in the face of adversity.  Hosted by Jennifer Griffin, Fox News National Security Correspondent, the Wounded Warrior Experience also features resources available to veterans returning…

 
 

Just over 70 years ago, on April 18, 1942, 18 B-25B Mitchell medium bombers took off from the deck of the USS Hornet to attack the Japanese homeland in America’s first strike back following the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Eighty crewmen took part in the now legendary Doolittle Raid. Today, five remain. You will have the chance to…

 
 

The AVC supporting “Heroes Remembered” Commemoration of the Korean War Armistice, Arlington National Cemetery. Remarks were given by The Honorable Leon E. Panetta, Secretary of Defense; Ambassador Y.J. Choi, Republic of Korea; and Admiral James Winnefeld, Vice Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff.

 
 

The AVC helped celebrate General Jack Singlaub, USA (Ret) and founding member of the CIA, 91st birthday last week at the Army/Navy Club in Washington.