TRAVIS MCVEY NAMED CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD FOR THE 4th ANNUAL VETTYS
THE VETERANS AWARDS “VETTYS” HONOR
RELENTLESS DEDICATION AND SELFLESS SERVICE
TO VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES
WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 12, 2018) – The Academy of United States Veterans announced today that Travis McVey, U.S. Marine Corps Veteran and Founder of Heroes Vodka, will be the Chairman of the Board of Governors for the 4th Annual Veterans Awards (The Vettys) to be hosted on Sunday, January 20, 2019 at The Watergate Hotel in Washington, D.C. The 2019 Vettys are to be held in partnership with Disabled American Veterans, a veteran service organization that ensures veterans and their families can access the full range of benefits available to them. DAV helps more than 1 million veterans in positive, life-changing ways each year by providing more than 670,000 rides for veterans attending medical appointments and assisting veterans with more than 250,000 benefit claims annually. In 2016 alone, DAV helped attain more than $4 billion in new and retroactive benefits to care for veterans, their families and survivors. More...
A Star-studded Veterans Awards
Thank you to everyone who helped make the Vettys a success
We hope everyone enjoyed The 3rd Annual Veterans Awards on January 20. 2018 at the Mayflower Hotel. Our accomplishments would not have been possible without our phenomenal sponsors and award presenters. Their contributions to the veterans community deserve our utmost gratitude. Congratulations to the honorees once again. The award we gave them is only representative of a fraction of what they give back to our community.
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We are proud to announce the winners of the 3rd Annual Veterans Awards selected by our esteemed Board of Governors. The recipients will be awarded with a golden Vetty statuette at the Mayflower Hotel on January 20, 2018. Purchase your tickets and join us for an evening of honor, duty, and sacrifice. You may learn more about each distinguished Vetty recipient at the link below.
$400,000 + contributions to Veteran Service Organizations and Veterans Advocacy mission in 2016-2017
Formed over 30 partnerships in 2016-2017 with Veteran Service Organizations and projects nationwide.
More than 20 projects planned and executed across the nation in 2016-2017
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