Col. Arnald D. Gabriel Recognized for a Lifetime of Service

How many ways can one appreciate a man who so completely embodies the spirit, drive, and passion of America’s Greatest Generation as Col. Arnald D. Gabriel?  Answer: Not enough. Col. Gabriel served as a combat machine gunner with the United … Continue reading

Join Us LIVE at the 2015 National Memorial Day Parade!

Happy Memorial Day Weekend from MCI Headquarters! We are incredibly excited about all of the Memorial Day festivities about to happen over the weekend in Washington, D.C., and we hope that YOU can join us and be a part of … Continue reading

2015 National Memorial Day Parade to Air Live on REELZ

REELZ today announced that the men and women who have given their lives in defense of freedom in the world will be honored at The American Veterans Center’s 2015 National Memorial Day Parade airing live on Monday, May 25 starting at 2pm ET/ 11am PT. The Grand Marshals of this year’s Parade are the veterans of World War II with 2015 marking the 70th anniversary of the end of the war. (Via PRWeb.com) Continue reading

Peters Township High School Marching Band at the 2014 National Memorial Day Parade

Peters Township High School Marching Band of McMurray, Pennsylvania took part in the 2014 National Memorial Day Parade last month. Continue reading

East Lake High School’s 2014 National Memorial Day Parade Experience

East Lake High School’s Silver Sound Marching Band of Tarpon Springs, Florida took part in a weekend-long celebration of Memorial Day festivities in Washington, D.C., including marching in the 2014 National Memorial Day Parade. Continue reading

10th Annual National Memorial Day Parade to Feature Celebrities and Veterans from Every Conflict

The American Veterans Center (AVC), which represents all who’ve served our country, announced the participants for the 10th Annual National Memorial Day Parade, to be held along Constitution Avenue in Washington, D.C. on May 26th beginning at 2:00pm. The list of celebrities joining to honor our nation’s military this year include actor Gary Sinise, veteran and Dancing With the Stars winner, J.R. Martinez, Rita Cosby of Inside Edition, Grammy Award Winner Kristian Bush, and Miss America, Nina Davuluri. Continue reading

Doolittle Raid Co-Pilot Named Grand Marshal of 2014 National Memorial Day Parade in D.C.

Today the American Veterans Center (AVC) announced that a co-pilot of the daring Doolittle Tokyo Raid from World War II, Lt. Col. Richard E. Cole, will be this year’s Grand Marshal of the National Memorial Day Parade. Lt. Col. Cole is 98 years old. Continue reading

2015 National Memorial Day Choral Festival

We are pleased to announce that choirs are now being accepted to our 2015 festival designed to honor veterans, the National Memorial Day Choral Festival, taking place May 22-25, 2015 in Washington, DC. Continue reading