The Minnesota Department of The American Veterans Association (AMVETS) serves all veterans in the state of Minnesota. Our mission is to help veterans and their families to navigate the various local, state and federal programs available.
Hey there MN AMVETS posts! you can have your own post page on the Department website! Do you want to be able to maintain your own page and show everyone what your post is doing? We can make that happen! It is very quick and easy to set up and even easier to maintain! Let us know if you would like this. All you need is someone from your post who has access to a computer. We’ll provide some quick training and a how-to document. Contact the Department Office to request a page.
Welcome to our updated website. You are invited to visit us often, as we will be updating the site with information of interest to all Minnesota Veterans. Thank you for visiting. If you would like to contact us, please email us.
Unlike the other organizations, membership in AMVETS is open to anyone who is currently serving, or has honorably served, in the U.S. Armed Forces from World War II to present, to include those in the National Guard and Reserves..
AMVETS is one of the nation’s foremost veterans service organizations (VSOs). It stands as a strong and influential advocate for America’s veterans on important issues such as employment and training, mandatory funding for government-provided health care and other benefits to which they are entitled. AMVETS is a 501 ( c ) 19 organization.
AMVETS is dedicated to supporting veterans and active military, providing community services and preserving freedom.
AMVETS national service officers, accredited by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), provide free claims assistance to veterans, their dependents and survivors. AMVETS members also donate countless hours to brighten the lives of hospitalized veterans and promote quality-of-life programs such as Special olympics or scouting.
Of particular interest are issues related to veteran’s health care and other entitlements, POW/MIA accountability, national defense and flag protection.
AMVETS MISSION STATEMENT: To enhance and safeguard the entitlements for all American Veterans who have served honorably and to improve the quality of life for them, their families, and the communities where they live through leadership, advocacy and services.