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

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