AMAC Magazine - Volume 17 / Issue 6 - NOV/DEC 2023

Commander John Wells, USN (retired), the executive director of Mili- tary-Veterans Advocacy, Inc., is one of our early collaboration partners. Commander Wells describes FVOP as “an opportunity for us to share our legislative agenda and litigation package, both designed to maximize benefits for Veterans and at the same time promote our public educational and suicide prevention programs.” Military-Veterans Advocacy, Inc., is a Louisiana-based nonprofit focused on serving active-duty military members and Veterans and provides litigation support aimed at protecting constitu- tional rights within the military. Since launching this phase of AMAC’s overall Veteran support endeavors, we’ve held multiple separate collab- oration sessions and have seen the initiative develop into a robust forum for the free exchange of ideas and

“The AMAC Foundation Veteran Outreach Program (FVOP) is establishing a vision and culture that works to support and improve the quality of life of the Veteran community. By bringing nonprofit Veterans groups together in an open forum, each with common goals and interests, the program creates a form of strength through numbers and networking.

As the National Commander of the National Association of Atomic Veterans (NAAV), we have found the individual past support of the AMAC organization and many of the organizations involved in this collaboration to be effective and of mutual benefit.” – Keith Kiefer, National Commander, NAAV

concerns. As suggested by the group, we’ve moved to a regularly scheduled monthly session with an agreed-upon date and time.

Everyone involved in the program is encouraged by the opportunity to engage with involved, working organizations in support of Amer- ica’s Veterans and their families. Over the coming months, AMAC expects to add more partners as we expand our services within the Veteran community.

“AMAC Foundation’s approach of building alliances with organizations sharing the same commitment to our Veterans is poised to become a disruptor. This collaboration enhances our collective efforts in providing essential support to Veterans. Through this united front, we are reinforcing the values of Amer-

Gerry Hafer Foundation Veteran Outreach Program

ican patriotism and ensuring Veterans receive the care they deserve.” – Jason Beardsley, Senior Advisor, Concerned Veterans for America

supporting & educating america’s seniors

you can help build the foundation! Learn more at The AMAC Foundation plays a vital role in helping build the services that will enrich the lives of America’s seniors.

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