The 2009 American Veterans Center Conference -Nov 12-14, 2009 in DC

Looking forward to the 2009 Conference?
Be THERE! Thursday-Saturday, November 12-14, 2009
Honoring America’s Heroes

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Clarence “Bud” Anderson, greatest living World War II Ace
  • Sgt Matthew Eversmann, portrayed by Josh Hartnett in Black Hawk Down

Tentative Speakers to Include:

  • Members of the 101st Airborne, Band of Brothers
  • Members of the Legendary Tuskegee Airmen
  • Medal of Honor recipients
  • A panel featuring Women in the Military
  • More updates will come shortly!

To receive a registration form, email Laura Ymker at lymker@americanveteranscenter.org or call her at 703-302-1012 ext 227. We look forward to seeing this November!

The conference will feature receptions on Thursday and Friday evenings, speaker sessions during the day on Friday and Saturday, and a banquet honoring America’s heroes on Saturday night. Also included will be wreath-laying ceremonies at some of America’s most sacred war memorials.


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Looking forward to the 2009 Conference
Thursday-Saturday, November 12-14, 2009

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INFORMATION

The 2009 American Veterans Center Conference is fast approaching. The conference will be held at the United States Navy Memorial in downtown Washington, DC.

Confirmed speakers include Sgt. Matthew Eversmann, veteran of the Battle of Mogadishu and portrayed in Black Hawk Down, and Bud Anderson, greatest living World War II Ace.

The conference will feature receptions on Thursday and Friday evenings, speaker sessions during the day on Friday and Saturday, and a banquet honoring America’s heroes on Saturday night. Also included will be wreath-laying ceremonies at some of America’s most sacred war memorials.

Each war since World War II will be represented in the speaker sessions and at the banquet. We are truly looking forward to this event.

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Sgt. Matthew Eversmann meeting a student at the 2008 conference.

If you are interested in receiving a registration form, please contact Laura Ymker at lymker@americanveteranscenter.org or 703-302-1012 ext 227.

Sergeant Portrayed by Josh Hartnett in Oscar-winning Black Hawk Down will share his story!

Sergeant Matthew Eversmann is an inspiring speaker. A veteran of the Battle of Mogadishu in Somalia in 1993, he was awarded the Bronze Star with Valor device for his actions.

Below is a clip of Sgt. Eversmann discussing one of the essential values that is held by the Army, courage, at the 2008 conference.



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Josh Hartnett, portraying Sgt Eversmann in Black Hawk Down.


Confirmed Speakers:

  • Clarence “Bud” Anderson, greatest living World War II Ace
  • Sgt Matthew Eversmann, portrayed by Josh Hartnett in Black Hawk Down

Tentative Speakers to Include:

  • Members of the 101st Airborne, Band of Brothers
  • Members of the Legendary Tuskegee Airmen
  • Medal of Honor recipients
  • A panel featuring Women in the Military
  • More updates will come shortly!

To receive a registration form, email Laura Ymker at lymker@americanveteranscenter.org or call her at 703-302-1012 ext 227. We look forward to seeing this November!

Gifts of Support

The mission of the American Veterans Center is to preserve and promote the legacy of America’s servicemen and women from World War II through Operation Iraqi Freedom.  We could not do this without the generous support and help from donors like you.  If you’d like to find out more information about the organization or make a donation, please contact Tim Holbert at tholbert@americanveteranscenter.org or visit our webpage. All donations are tax-deductable.


About the Organization

The American Veterans Center with its two divisions, the World War II Veterans Committee and the National Vietnam Veterans Committee, is dedicated to preserving the legacy of America’s military men and women from the Greatest Generation to the latest generation.

The AVC produces a wide-range of programs throughout the year focusing on providing veterans and active duty service personnel an opportunity to share their lessons and experiences with the public. Included in these are numerous speaker events, the Annual Conference, and the Andrew J. Goodpaster Prize and Lecture.

American Valor Quarterly, the AVC’s magazine, is the only publication in the country dedicated solely to first-hand accounts from veterans and active duty personnel. Likewise, our weekly radio series, Veterans Chronicles, features interviews with our nation’s greatest heroes from World War II to today.

We welcome your support in this vital mission. For more information, visit www.americanveteranscenter.org.

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