National Programs Department Mission Statement:
To provide department and post level support that will culminate in vibrant and effective programs serving veterans and this nation’s citizens.
AMVETS local and national programs are how we deliver on our promise of preserving freedoms secured by America’s armed forces and enhancing the quality of life for veterans and all citizens. Browse our programs and learn how you can support or participate.
AADAA and Americanism poster & essay contest winners announced. Read more.
Troops request your DVDs - Donate DVDs or money to help send entertainment to soldiers posted overseas. Read more.
Presented annually to an outstanding cadet at participating ROTC and JROTC unit. Read more.
AMVETS National Guard Family Program helps local units through the Family Readiness Fund, sending care packages to troops and helping family at home. Read more.
NCHV will end homelessness among veterans by shaping public policy, promoting collaboration, and building the capacity of service providers. Read more.
All eligible veterans are entitled to military funeral honors signifying America’s gratitude for their honorable service. Read more.
AMVETS and the AMVETS NSF offer The Spirit of America program at the Freedoms Foundation, to give young people a better appreciation of their freedoms… Read more.
The Citizen's Flag Alliance works to persuade Congress to pass legislation amending the Constitution to protect the American flag from physical desecr… Read more.
The AMVETS Ceremonial Rifle Program affords posts and departments an opportunity to add to their honor guard details at events such as funerals or par… Read more.
The Armed Services Blood Program collects blood from the military community, for the military community connecting between those who give and those in… Read more.
AMVETS throughout America have brought the White Clover into their communities to benefit and assist the needy - both veterans and the general public. Read more.
AMVETS is a chartered partner with the Boy Scouts of America and has a seat on the National BSA Community Relations Committee. Read more.
The AADAA program encourages local posts to provide resources to local schools and youth groups to help educate youth about drug and alcohol abuse. Read more.
AMVETS Americanism Program is a patriotic program for schools and youth orgs that helps teach K-12 children about American heritage, civics and citize… Read more.
Americanism Essay, Poster & Drawing Winners Read more.
- 2015 Poster and Essay Contest Winners
- Veterans History Project
- Veterans Affairs Voluntary Service
- Task Force DVD
- AMVETS ROTC and JROTC Medals
- AMVETS National Guard Family Program
- National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV)
- Military Funeral Honors
- Freedoms Foundation
- Citizen’s Flag Alliance
- Ceremonial Rifles (TACOM) and Static Displays
- Armed Services Blood Program
- AMVETS White Clover
- AMVETS & The Boy Scouts of America
- AMVETS Against Drug & Alcohol Abuse (AADAA)
- AMVETS Americanism Program
- 2014 Americanism Award Winners