November 26, 2018

After the Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes comes Giving Tuesday. The day is set aside as a global day of giving. Among the millions of nonprofits out there many that benefit Veterans. Here is a short list of veterans charities you can donate to in Ohio.

AMVETS Department of Ohio Service Foundation

American Veterans has been...

The VA is seeking Vietnam War Era women veterans to participate in a Vietnam War Commemoration pinning and ceremony from 2-3 p.m. Thursday, March 29 at the Vietnam War Memorial on the mall in Washington, DC.

The ceremony will honor ALL who served during the Vietnam War Era (Nov. 1, 1955 thru May 15, 1975) and will include an acknowledgemen...

 (From left) VA Ambassador, Billy Justice of the AMVETS Department of Ohio Service Foundation,  Wendy Hepker, director of the Chalmers P. Wylie VA Ambulatory Care Center,  Kay Gibbons AMVETS Department of Ohio Ladies Auxiliary VAVS representative, Don McCauley, Executive Director of AMVETS Department of Ohio, Traci Washington, voluntary s...

(From left) Don McCauley, executive director of AMVETS Department of Ohio, Westerville Police Chief Joseph Morbitzer and Billy Justice of the AMVETS Department of Ohio Service Foundation, at the city's police headquarters after giving Chief Morbitzer a $3,000 donation for the families of fallen officers Eric Joering and Anthony Morelli....

December 19, 2017

HERALD, W.Va. (AP) — A half a century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet — test results show some men may have been infected by a slow-killing parasite while fighting in the jungles of Southeast Asia.

The Department of Veterans Affairs this spring commissioned...

December 13, 2017

A big shout out to all that the members of Sons of AMVETS do for our Veterans! Over the Veterans Day weekend every year, the Sons of AMVETS bus Veterans to Washington DC for a tour of the area and they get to participate in Veterans Day activities, like the Laying of the Wreath and more. See below pictures from the event this year and don...

December 1, 2017

It is with a sad heart we announce the death of our Past National Commander S. John Sisler. See message from National AMVETS:

Dear AMVETS Family,

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 an...

November 29, 2017

It is with great sadness we announce the loss of James Pitman, Past Department Commander Mike Pitman's father. He passed away on Sunday November 26, 2017. 

James Pitman served as an AMVETS member of Post 66, where over the years he served as their Post Service Officer and a Trustee.

A public viewing will be on Saturday December 9,...

November 28, 2017

On Friday, November 24th, our State Commander Clif Ketron met with the National President of Iron Coffins Motorcycle Club (ICMC). The club wanted to donate to a veterans organization but also to a charity. After discussions with Commander Ketron, they felt AMVETS would be a good fit. 

Our State Commander is very grateful for the donat...

November 27, 2017

AMVETS and other Veteran Organizations came together to help Sgt. James Corbett fund and build a ramp to his home. AMVETS Department of Ohio, Mr. Corbett, and Military Veterans Resource Center helped fund the ramp while AMVETS Post 1312 and Legion Post 144 helped build the ramp to his home. See below for pictures of the ramp.

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