Friday, August 5, 2022 come check out the Fresno Grizzlies vs. the San Jose Giants at Chukchansi Park in Downtown Fresno as the organization honors our armed forces.
Each of our members can contact AMVETS Department of California to receive up to 6 tickets per member request by mail or available for pickup in person at the Department Headquarters.
The matchup of Grizzlies vs. SJ Giants sees the #1 & #2 ranked teams battling it out for Pacific Coast Single-A League supremacy! High stakes and always a lot of fun and entertainment at the ballpark.
This year at our State Convention, we were pleased to have our National Commander Greg Heun in attendance. We were also pleased to have Sandra Durbin as our new State Commander for the year 2022-2023. The Convention also hosted our annual memorial service in remembrance of all the AMVETS members that have passed this year. In addition, browse our gallery to see photos from our banquet and award ceremonies.
Tom Swan-Hernandez, Post 66 Commander (Palm Springs) leading the recent Awards Luncheon held locally for the 2022 Memorial Awards Luncheon. Commander Swan-Hernandez (Red Hat) and others pictured: guests speakers, Post members and friends of the Post.
During today’s Memorial Day ceremonies I meet the young man who got our AMVETS JROTC award this year from Franklin High School, Stockton, CA.Commander Michael L. Emerson, AMVETS Department of California Post 1947
Congratulations from all of us at AMVETS Dept. of California, Cadet Bland! Your medal looks great.
Fresno FOX affiliate KMPH was on hand to cover AMVETSONE’s departure from the Clovis Veterans Memorial District. Visit their site to watch the clip from their broadcast and their story on the event.
Scenes from the VIP Reception that was held on Sunday prior to the team leaving to AMVETS in order to bring suicide awareness across the country. Johnny Byrum, Smokey Rickerd, Lisa Roybal, Lorenzo Rios CEO of Clovis Veterans Memorial, as well as Commander Ross Smith and David Black all gave remarks before AMVETSONE embarked on the first leg of its journey.
Fresno radio station New Rock 104’s The Drew Show welcomed Commander Ross Smith for an interview regarding AMVETSONE. They talk about the importance of mental health and veterans and how you can help support Veteran mental health.
Today AMVETS Post 56 in Tulare was presented these Patriotic children with certificates and awards for their participation in the AMVETS Americanism program
We’re very proud of these kids and our Post for their participation.