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...

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 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 22, 2017

MARION, OH (WCMH) — Not many people know that inside Marion Correctional Institution (MCI) is an AMVETS Post for honorably discharged veteran inmates.

Every Veterans Day, they make sure to pay special tribute to a memorial wall they helped create.

“Some of us made it home and the ones that didn’t, their names are on the wall,” said inmate M...

November 15, 2017

Brown asks Ohio Veterans to Share What Questions They Want VA Experts to Answer at Columbus Hearing

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that he is bringing the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs to Ohio. Brown will have top VA officials at the hearing to hear directly from Ohio veterans on the state of VA services in Ohio.

Ahead...

November 13, 2017

After the holiday weekend comes Giving Tuesday, a holiday that was created to celebrate what you have and to give back to a cause close to your heart. While there are millions of charities that have great causes, there are also a lot of charities specifically for Veterans. If you're looking for a Veteran charity to donate money or time to...

November 13, 2017

AMVETS Post 44 of Struthers, OH helped Marine Julianne Buckshaw of Boardman celebrate the Marine Corps 242nd Birthday by presenting and installing a flag pole and a US flag on her front yard.

Those participating (left to right) are Tony Crespo, Past National Commander JP Brown III, Chuck Shasho, Shane Barnes, Ryan Brown, Angela Nerone and...

October 27, 2017

The Patriot, the magazine by Fisher House, highlighted AMVETS Post 51 as one of their big

community groups giving back to veterans.

They raised over $32,000 to give to the Fisher Houses and the future Dayton VA Medical Center. 

AMVETS Post 51 in Thornville, OH hosted a large event for fundraising to the Fisher House over the summer. They had...

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