DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDA
OFFICIAL WEBSITE

COMMANDER'S WELCOME

ALLEN BAGGETT
COMMANDER
AMVETS DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDA


As the AMVETS Department of Florida Commander, I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to our website.  AMVETS is not only an organization of military veterans and those now serving but we also have membership for the entire family. AMVETS membership is open to men and women now serving or who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States including Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard plus our dedicated Reserves and National Guard.  Our Congressional Charter was in 1947 and membership includes War and Peacetime duty as long as you are active duty or were honorably discharged and have a DD form 214.  For more information on joining our organization, please see the eligibility information on the Membership Page.

Our family includes a Ladies Auxiliary, Sons Squadrons, AMVETS Juniors, Sad Sacks, and also Riders Chapters for our motorcycle enthusiasts.  These organizations include service personnel and veterans’ wives/widows, sons, daughters, grandchildren, sisters, brothers, parents and other who may qualify. Check with us to see which one fits you.  Get involved and “HELP US HELP THEM”.  Our veterans and those now serving.

I must not forget all we do for the Community including donations, programs for the needy, school activities, parades, R.O.T.C. support and also scholarships for veteran’s and families and active duty personnel and families.

If you are eligible for AMVETS or one of our subordinate organizations and wish to associate and help your fellow veterans, then AMVETS is the organization for you.  Please contact one of our representatives today and join us as we live up to our motto of “Veterans Helping Veterans!"




 
 
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