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AMVETS is one of America’s foremost veterans service organizations. AMVETS has a proud history of assisting veterans by sponsoring numerous programs that serve our country and its citizens. The helping hand that AMVETS extends to veterans and their families takes many forms.

As the largest AMVETS Post in Iowa, Post 49 is proud to serve our veterans and our community.

AMVETS is one of America’s leading veterans service organizations for more than 75 years with a proud history of assisting veterans and sponsoring numerous programs that serve our country and its citizens. With more than 250,000 members, nationwide AMVETS exists to enhance the quality of life for all veterans, their families and survivors. Membership in AMVETS is open to anyone who honorably served or is currently serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, including the National Guard and Reserves.
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The AMVETS Riders are a dedicated and patriotic group of motorcycle riders who hold true to an unwavering respect for our Nation, our Flag, and our Military…past, present and future. We are committed to the freedom of this Nation, and to provide community service and fellowship, and to preserve and support the aims and goals of the AMVETS National organization.


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Sons of AMVETS is a nationwide service organization comprised of male descendants of American veterans. As part of the AMVETS family we are united in service and dedicated to improve quality of life, advocate legislation for increased benefits and care, provide and support charitable assistance to veterans, their families, and community.



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For more than 50 years AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary has served veterans and their communities through programs such as John Tracy Clinic (for hearing, impaired and deaf children ages 18 months to 5 years); PAWS With a Cause (who trains Assistance Dogs for people with disabilities); Scholarships; St. Jude’s Hospital for Children, Veterans Affairs Volunteer Services programs (VAVS) and Freedom’s Foundation just to mention a few.
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Junior AMVETS are the children, siblings and grandchildren of AMVETS, deceased members of AMVETS, members of the Auxiliary, Sons Of AMVETS and servicemen and servicewomen who died and would have been eligible for AMVETS membership. We organize youth programs, Americanism Programs, Drill Teams, Service Programs and assist the AMVETS and AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary organizations in their service programs.
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