AMVETS Silver Helmet Award honorees to be announced LIVE Thursday night
The AMVETS Silver Helmet Awards ceremony recognizes excellence and outstanding accomplishment in the fields of Americanism, defense, rehabilitation, congressional and civil service.
TUNE IN to our 2021 Silver Helmet recipient announcement Thursday @ 1900 hours.
The AMVETS Silver Helmet Award‚ a unique silver replica of the World War II GI helmet‚ has over the years acquired a well-deserved reputation as the most prestigious of all the awards given by veterans organizations and is now known as the “Veterans Oscar.”
The Silver Helmet recognizes excellence and outstanding accomplishment in the fields of Americanism, defense, rehabilitation, congressional and civil service.
The AMVETS Silver Helmet Awards Gala is held annually during AMVETS’ Annual National Convention each Fall. In addition to AMVETS members, the audience includes cabinet members‚ members of Congress and military officials who come to pay tribute to the recipients of the award and AMVETS.
Past recipients include President Dwight Eisenhower, President H.W. Bush and First Lady Barbara Bush, Henry Kissinger, Eleanor Roosevelt, Lee Greenwood, Pope Paul the Fourth, Colin Powell, and many more. (Click on image to see complete list of past winners).
The announcement will also be broadcast LIVE on Twitter.
A few notable Silver Helmet Award Winners from AMVETS 25th Anniversary Convention Program