Oscar-Nominated & Emmy-Winning Actress, Shohreh Aghdashloo & Captain Sam Kriegler presented a Vetty in the Education category to Dustin Perkins.
Dustin has been actively involved in helping Veterans make the transition from military life to civilian life through education and assisting with programs to better their lives. He helped broker relationships with over 50 colleges in Illinois to acknowledge service members.
The SVA Illinois Chapter is proud in Dustin's and their accomplishments in assisting Student Veterans with providing access to resources and programs available to them throughout the State of Illinois.
The Cast of NBC’s The Brave; Emmy-Winning Actress, Anne Heche, Mike Vogel and Demetrius Grosse & the veterans community gather for a special screening of The Brave episode, "Stealth"
The Cast of NBC’s The Brave, joined the veterans community for a special screening of the upcoming Brave episode before it aired to public television. Seated amongst veteran leaders in the community and active duty soldiers, the two communities merged forces to honor our military and their sacrifices to our nation. The crowd applauded as the episode finished and the cast presented a Q &A led by AMVETS Chief Strategy Officer, Sherman Gillums Jr.
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.
For information about our sponsors, presenters, honorees, and other event details, please visit the link above.
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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
We tell the stories of veterans and expand audience base through our tailored messages. The public relations team at AUSV is dedicated to the development and deliverance for veterans projects. Today, as news cycles constantly focus on the negative, it is important to always remember the good that exists, especially within a community whose support for each other can inspire and uplift others.
We build and cultivate relationships for the veterans community nationwide and bring the intended audience right to the doorstep of projects that are dedicated to improving the lives our veterans across this great country. Through our strategic partnerships, we shine a light on what deserves to be recognized in the community.
We carefully sculpt newsworthy events to fit the needs of a cause, program, project or organization. From preplanning events to execution, AUSV produces the highest level of community engagement. Through our various projects we create personal connections between the veterans community and other members of the public to improve their understanding of both veterans issues and successes alike.