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AMVETS Executive Report

      Nov 2017 AMVETS EXECUTIVE Report Analysis of our dataset. Theoretically at the beginning of each member year the number of our annual members drops to zero because we are just beginning the renewal process. On 1 Sept 2017 (the beginning of our membership year) members that expire in 2017 are no longer […]

RIP PNC Susler

We lost a dear friend and longtime AMVETS leader. Past National Commander S. John Sisler passed today. The entire organization will miss this great AMVET. We will share arrangements as they are announced. PNC Sisler honorably served in the U.S. Army, a veteran of the Vietnam War, before joining Illinois AMVETS Post #169 in North […]

Some of the TOP stories circulating the AMVETS community.

Senate committee green lights plan for VA health care overhaul READ MORE Stash those DD-214s somewhere safe. Applications for new VA ID cards are open! You can apply below: APPLY Revisit some highlights of #VeteransDay through our latest photo gallery! #VeteransMonth VIEW GALLERY Share Tweet Forward THE RESULTS ARE IN! VIEW RESULTS Share Tweet Forward JOIN THE […]

A Celtic Blessing

“If there is righteousness in the heart, there will be beauty in the character. If there is beauty in the character, there will be harmony in the home. If there is harmony in the home, there will be order in the nation. If there is order in the nation, there will be peace in the […]

Veteran Population

Thanks to Tom Pandolfi for some very interesting facts. Some interesting veteran facts…. Currently the United States of America has 308 million citizens yet only 2.1 million Armed Forces members and reservists. That is less than 1 percent of this nation’s citizens whose sole duty is to protect the rights and freedoms of the other […]

Article from Militarty Times “VA STUDY SHOWS PARASITE FROM VIETNAM MAY BE KILLING VETS”

All,   The article below was contributed by Garry Brown.  Thank you Garry.   Jay   Jonathan Braca Transition Assistance Advisor (TAA) Skyline Ultd., Inc., Contractor Connecticut National Guard Office: (860) 524-4908 Mobile: (860) 922-2746 Email: jonathan.j.braca.ctr@mail.mil   Your satisfaction is important to us. Please take 30 seconds to let us know how we’re doing! […]

Did you know this?

Truly amazing story!………………………Read to the very end! HER MISSION WAS TO TAKE DOWN FLIGHT 93… On September 11, 2001, Lt. Heather Lucky Penney in an F-16 at Andrews Air Force Base.  She had her orders. She was to take down down United Airlines Flight 93. The hijacked plane was headed toward Washington, D C. Three […]