AMVETS Goals

  • To serve our country in peace as in war; to build and maintain the welfare of the United States of America toward lasting prosperity and peace for all its inhabitants.
  • To encourage, in keeping with policies of our government, the establishment of a plan to secure permanent international peace and to assist in the maintenance ot that peace.
  • To inspire in our membership a sense of responsibility and to develop leadership for the preservation of our American democratic way of life.
  • To help unify divergent groups in the overall interest of American democracy.
  • To train our youth to become purposeful citizens in a democracy with full knowledge of the responsibilities as well as priciples of citizenship.
  • To cooperate with all duly recognized existing veterans organizations in the furtherance of the aims of all veterans.
  • To insure the orderly return of the veteran to civilian life by protecting his rights as an individual while still in uniform.
  • To expedite and assist in the rehabilitation of the veteran by maintenance of employment services, sponsoring educational opportunities, and providing counsel on insurance, housing, recreation, personal problems, hospitalization and veterans benefits.
  • To act as a liaison agent between the veteran and the government.
  • To provide an organization to encourage fellowship among all vererans of World War II, Korea, Vietnam, and those serving in the Armed Forces of the United States thereafter.
  • To keep the public forever reminded that the veteran fought or served to preserve peace, liberty and democracy for their nation.