Intersecting bands of structural concrete are arranged in a trio of concentric rings at the new National Veterans Memorial and Museum, capped by a green rooftop sanctuary. (Photo courtesy of the National Veterans Memorial and Museum)

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...

May 6, 2017

If you are a veteran, you might be eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). These benefits are available for Americans who have worked throughout adulthood. You can actually receive SSDI benefits and VA disability at the same time. A big difference between the two programs is that you must be “completely” disabled to rece...

On April 5th, 2017, AMVETS members from all over the state went to their local VA hospitals to distribute personal hygiene kits and food to their local veterans. The Ohio Commander, Ladies Auxiliary President and AMVETS members from Post 89 came to the Columbus VA hospital and gave away free pizza, drinks, cookies, and personal hygiene ki...

NAMI, National Alliance on Mental Illness, supports millions of Americans everyday who face mental illness. They are the nation’s largest grassroots mental health advocacy organization and offer help to people with bi-polar disorder, schizophrenia, LGBTQ, veterans, and much more. 

AMVETS is dedicated to helping our veterans back home, incl...

February 27, 2017

Respect for Honor and Commitment

As the president of the Ohio Department of Junior AMVETS, I have come to know and understand the meaning of dedication and commitment. For 10 years, I have been committed to serving those who have served our country. Without our veterans, we would not have the freedoms we have today.

I believe that sacrifice...

December 13, 2016

Frontlines of Freedom is a weekly, two hour syndicated Military News and Talk Radio show hosted and produced by veterans, for everyone. They discuss various topics that are designed to address the most pressing issues facing our armed forces, veterans, and their families.

The Podcast is hosted by Lt. Col. Denny Gillem, U.S. Army (Retired),...

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