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Brandon Powell named American Veterans Committee President

Washington, DC – SSG Brandon Powell, US Army (ret.), current American Veterans Committee Outreach Director has been elected as president of American Veterans Committee. Mr. Saif Khan, who served as president of American Veterans Committee stepped down from the role … Continue reading

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PPE and Hygiene Kit Delivery to VA Hospitals during the COVID-19 pandemic

At the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and other hospitals were packed with COVID-19 patients. American Veterans Committee learned that there was a need for hygiene kits and PPE at VA Hospitals. Our staff and … Continue reading

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American Veterans Committee’s President Elected as Vice President & Chairman of World Veterans Federation’s Standing Committee for the Americas

Taipei, Taiwan – 8 September 2017, American Veterans Committee’s President Mr. Saif Khan was elected as Chairman of the Standing Committee for the Americas (SCA) (p) by a unanimous vote of the World Veterans Federation (WVF) executive board last week. The … Continue reading

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American Veterans Committee No Longer a Membership Organization

Washington, DC – The American Veterans Committee is no longer a membership organization.  Although originally launched as a membership organization, instead of focusing our resources on building a membership list and only providing service to “members,” American Veterans Committee will advocate … Continue reading

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American Veterans Committee partners with Operation MCP

For Immediate Release:     July 20, 2016 Contact: DANIELA PETRILLI 202-780-6535 INFO@OPERATIONMCP.ORG AMERICAN VETERANS COMMITTEE PARTNERS WITH OPERATION MCP  WASHINGTON, DC — July 20, 2016, American Veterans Committee will partner with Operation Making Careers Possible (Operation MCP) to help … Continue reading

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American Veterans Committee Launches Restaurant Partnership

WASHINGTON, DC – July 11th,2016, American Veterans Committee will launch a nationwide partnership with restaurants around the country today.  In an effort to boost membership, American Veterans Committee will partner with restaurants that are willing to offer discounts to veterans … Continue reading

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Khan’s Resolutions to Establish Veterans Hall of Fame and Auto Selective Service Registration in DC Adopted by Advisory Board for DC Veterans Affairs

Washington, DC – 2 March 2016 – The Advisory Board for Washington, DC Veterans Affairs adopted two resolutions yesterday that were proposed by American Veterans Committee’s President Saif Khan. The first resolution was to establish the first ever Veterans Hall … Continue reading

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AVC’s Exec. Dir. Saif Khan Appointed to Washington DC’s Veterans Advisory Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, DC – 30 July 2015 – American Veterans Committee’s Executive Director Saif Khan was appointed by Washington DC’s Mayor Muriel Bowser today to serve on the Advisory Board on Washington DC Veterans Affairs.  Mr. Khan said … Continue reading

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Veterans Appeals Claims Backlog

In March 2013, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) first-time disability claims had a backlog of 611,073 claims. These are first time claims that are awaiting an initial disability rating decision that have been pending for over 125 days. According … Continue reading

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A Mandate to Turnaround and Restructure the Veteran’s Affairs Administration

As a national nonprofit organization devoted to our nation’s veterans, our members and leadership know the very deep challenges faced by those who have served in uniform. How? Because we live it every day. As veterans, we strongly feel that … Continue reading

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