Service members met with Academy Award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal and American Author Jeff Bauman and shared their own inspiring stories of perseverance and strength at an exclusive meet and greet for the film Stronger. Many related to Jeff’s physical and mental journey that lead him to rediscover himself. Meet & greet was hosted by AUSV for Paralyzed Veterans of America.
Montel Williams presented at the 3rd Vettys in Washington
David Walker and Emmy-Winning Actor and U.S. Marine, Montel Williams. As the leader of an organization with a mission to inspire other groups in advocating for veterans, Walker proceeds to discuss the importance of the Vettys for the veterans community. Williams follows with indicating why NVLSP has earned the award for its remarkable achievements.
General George Casey and
Representing Blue Star Families at the 4th Annual Veterans Awards Ceremony was two exceptional members of our community, General George Casey and Sheila Casey. Later that night, Ms. Sheila Casey walked the stage to accept the Leadership Award on behalf of BSF. She joined actress, Shohreh Aghdashloo, to present the Women Veterans Award to Service Women’s Action Network.
AUSV at the Mission Impossible: Fallout Premiere
AUSV president, Assal Ravandi | Actor, Henry Cavill | Blue Star Families CEO, Kathy Roth-Douquet at the Washington, D.C. premiere of Mission Impossible: Fallout. Paramount Pictures hosted more than 30 tickets for AUSV members to attend the red carpet premiere along with Tom Cruise and the cast.
MEMBERS OF THE ACADEMY OF UNITED STATES VETERANS ARE THE OFFICIAL VOTING COMMITTEE MEMBERS OF THE ANNUAL VETERANS AWARDS