Commander Petch, PDC Hogan along with PDP Rose Solak at the Recognition of Vietnam Veterans Ceremony at John Dingall VA Medical Center.

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John Dingall VAMC News

Friday, December 14th, was one of those busy but feel good days at John Dingell VAMC. Harriet Biela, (Rep.) Maureen Jackson and Cynthia Manardo (Deputies) were busy distributing Christmas gifts to patients and enjoying their smiles. Maureen Jackson was Mrs. Claus, passing out candy canes.


AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary and Sons of AMVETS from Post #121 donated their own Christmas packages and passed them out to patients.


Maureen Jackson, Mrs. Claus from Auxiliary #57. The following from Auxiliary #121-Pat Whitcher, Carol Pickett and Doreen Pierce (President). Bob Lapensee and Jim Bennett represented the Sons of AMVETS.

Who We are

We are mothers, wives, widows, grandmothers, sisters, daughters, step-daughters, and granddaughters of AMVETS and female veterans who are currently serving or who have honorably served in the Armed Forces of the United States, including the National Guard and Reserve components, anytime after September 15, 1940.

What We Do

We serve veterans, their families and communities. We focus on community service and youth development; providing career change, nursing and youth scholarships; assisting hospitalized veterans; sending love and support to active duty military personnel, as well as demonstrating patriotism and civic engagement.

In addition to the organizations within our local communities, the AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary programs actively support the Freedom’s Foundation to foster American history and civic engagement; John Tracy Clinic for deaf and hearing-impaired youth ages 18 months to 5 years; Penrickton Center for Blind and Multi-disabled Children from birth to 12 years old; PAWS with a Cause Assistance Dog training for persons with disabilities; St Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital; and the Veterans Affairs Volunteer Services programs.

Membership

Membership in AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary is open to the mothers, wives, widows, grandmothers, sisters, daughters, step-daughters, and granddaughters of AMVETS and female veterans who are currently serving or who have honorably served in the Armed Forces of the United States, including the National Guard and Reserve components, anytime after September 15, 1940. Click here for more information.