Commander Jeff Lukens joins Lance to discuss the recent AMVETS ONE: Golden State Tour. Touching stories of how the tour encountered Veterans throughout the State and rallied support for the vital cause of preventing Veteran suicide.
A big thank you to Action News Now (KNVN 24) in Chico for allowing Post 2813 / District 14/15 Commander Carlos Castle and AMVETS Department of California Commander Emeritus Ross Smith to talk about the AMVETS ONE: GOLDEN STATE TOUR.
The tour embarks tomorrow, November 8 and continues through November 12 traveling up and down our great State of California. For more info and the full tour schedule visit amvetsone.com
It was our honor to be joined by the AMVETS Post 1947 Color Guard as they shared with us the impact and significance of their role at Post 1947. From the Department, thank you for serving as an inspiration to us all.
We are thrilled to share AMVETS Post 96 member Mark Nelson’s check in to update the Department about the impact Post 96 is making in Northern California.
Also in September, AMVETS Post 96 and AMVETS Riders Chapter 96 represented AMVETS at the Eureka Elks Annual Veteran’s Car & Motorcycle Show.
It’s great to see AMVETS leaders and members being such a great representation of AMVETS values and being stewards of their community, and Post 96 has been busy!
Doug LaMalfa, U.S. representative for California’s 1st congressional district recently honored Larry Reynolds and Hank Snow of AMVETS Post 2813 in Chico with Congressional Awards recognizing their contributions to their community and to the Veterans of Chico.
Larry has Been a Member of AMVETS since 2009 and is 93 years old, he also assists on the Chico Veterans Honor Guard every chance he gets.
Hank Snow Has logged more than 14,000 hours with the Boys and Girls Club as an employee and as AMVETS Volunteer. He has been a Commander of another VSO, and served our Nation through his career spanning 3 branches of service, Army, Navy and Airforce.
These two gentlemen are well deserving of these awards and AMVETS Department of California celebrates them both upon receiving this momentous honor.
Per AMVETS National, Lifetime Membership dues have changed on September 1, 2023 according to the following age-based tiers:
|Up to 55||$500|
(National $250, CA Dept retains $125, Post retains $125)
(National $200, CA Dept retains $100, Post retains $100)
(National $150, CA Dept retains $75, Post retains $75)
To convert your membership, contact:
1 877 526 1339
Our colleagues at AMVETS Department of California Serivce Foundation recently recognized our team and leadership at our department for support in their vital AMVETSONE mission to go beyond just raising awareness — to foster institutional change and make a direct impact in the lives of veterans by promoting avenues for Healing, Hope and Honor in the lives of veterans.
Thank you to our Service Foundation and their AMVETSONE committee for their impactful work on this very important cause. We are proud to support you all the way!
If you love barbecue and live near our Tulare Post 56, please support our fundraiser partnership with Texas Roadhouse on Wednesday, September 27. The fundraiser will run from 3-9p, and 10% of all proceeds from your food orders to our post and their mission in Tulare and the surrounding area.
Head over to MyFrontPageStory.com to learn more about Commander Emerson of Post 1947 in Stockton. We’re grateful to have Commander Emerson as a leader in our Department and for everything he does for Veterans and our community.
2023-24 AMVETS Department of California State Commander Jeff Lukens, talks about this years vision, AMVETSONE, Golden State Tour, Veterans and Fellowship.