Thanksgiving is the time for all to pause from their normal daily activities and express to our Creator our most humble appreciation for the bounty that we as Americans enjoy. On behalf of the Sons of AMVETS nationwide I would like to wish everyone in the AMVETS family and our friends a Happy Thanksgiving.
Ronald Reagan may have encapsulated Veterans Day best with this statement: “We remember those who were called upon to give all a person can give, and we remember those who were prepared to make that sacrifice if it were demanded of them in the line of duty, though it never was.
ATTENTION ALL MEMBERS: Our website is now back to normal. First let me apologize to everyone for the inconveninece experienced over the last week. I know the importance of getting your reports submitted on your timetable. Your patience while our team worked to a resolution was greatly appreciated.
It was an honor to be elected as National Commander of Sons of AMVETS 2016-2017. I look forward with great anticipation of working with my fellow officers and comrades nationwide to further the Aims and Purpose of our organization. We will continue our commitment to the AMVETS family, our communities, and country.
It is with deep sorrow to inform the membership of the death of Past National Commander Stanley Mellott. On behalf of my fellow officers and comrades nationwide our most heartfelt condolences go out to wife Charlene, son Jesse, brothers, Richard Mellott, Ray Slavin, and the entire Mellott family.
More than 2 feet of rain has led to record flooding in Louisiana, submerging homes, businesses, and vehicles underwater. AMVETS Post 68 in Springfield, LA is the focal point for residents of Livingston Parish to go for benefits from the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services' Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
IMPORTANT UPDATE: PNC BRIGGS ARTS & CRAFT KIT PROJECT
In keeping with our mission of “Sons Serving Veterans” we are now ready to fully implement the next phase of my Arts and Crafts Kits Project. Effective immediately Squadrons may request kits to distribute to help heal our Veterans or hold Arts and Craft Kit events at your respective Posts. The following URL https://www.healvets.org/for-veterans/request-kits-for-your-facility will direct you to the Help Heal Veterans – USA (HHV) "Request Kits For Your Facility" page.
Simply complete and submit the online form. Upon review you will be contacted by an HHV representative to confirm the request and schedule shipment.
Each kit contains “Thank You” postcards. Please ensure these are completed and mailed. The distribution and assistance provided to the Veterans is also a valid project report. Submit your activity so your Squadron receives credit for being participatory in this effort.
Feel free to contact me directly at 419-563-4759 or email@example.com if you have any questions or need assistance.
Thank you in advance for your support as we continue to fulfill our mission.