Fresno Grizzlies: Military Appreciation Night

Chukchansi Park in Downtown Fresno — Home of the Fresno Grizzlies

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.

76th Annual State Convention

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.

Post 66 Palm Springs Memorial Luncheon

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.

Post 1947 Commander & JROTC Award Winner Cadet Bland

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.

AMVETSONE 2022 Embarks on its Journey Across America

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.

AMVETS Podcast: April 2022 — AMVETSONE

AMVETS Podcast: April 2022

This month we had the pleasure to discuss with our local Veteran Service Officers in the Fresno area the help provided for Veterans and their family. We discussed the process and what tools are available to help.