UNEXPECTED VOICES CHAPTER II: SUICIDE PREVENTION

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7TH ANNUAL VETERANS AWARDS | VETTYS

APRIL 23, 2022
M RESORT AND CASINO |  VEGAS

SUICIDE PREVENTION

ART OF IMPACT | IMPACT OF ART

OUR STORY

ABOUT THE VETTYS

THE THEME

The Veterans Awards, also known as the Vettys, is an annual award ceremony presented by the Academy of United States Veterans. The awards honor members of the veteran community in the United States in various categories. The 7th Annual Veterans Awards will be the second chapter of our mental health epidemic campaign that surrounds many of our military and civilian families. 

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Art forms have a special power that leave lingering sensations that spark a flame and create a swirl of enraptured emotions inside our hearts. Throughout different points in life we all experience this, and there are certain moments where we are captivated by a particular work of art. It might be at the very moment when we set foot in a museum and see something that immediately catches our attention. It could be that moment when we feel magically awed by a beautifully carved character in a film, or perhaps when we see the elegant and balletic movement in the performing arts. Whatever it is, and whatever form it takes, art takes a dominant role in shaping our world.

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IMPACT OF ART

With much impact made by artists, art continues to help the audience address social issues and rethink what actually matters in life. It encourages people to experience an alternate side of reality they have not yet fully comprehended before. It expands our consciousness and allows understanding for what is going on in the world.

ART OF IMPACT

ONE TEAM

ONE FIGHT

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“This is my first time hosting this event and it’s a great honor. Veterans are a group that I try to pay attention to on my show; they’re a group I try to pay attention to in my life” -Jake Tapper

VIDEOS

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WHO ATTENDS

Influential members of the global community will join us at the Annual Veterans Awards from all over the country and the globe to celebrate public service at its best within the military community and areas in which the impact of public service saves lives and ensures a sustainability of community health.  

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WHEN

The VETTYS are held annually. The 7th Annual Veterans Awards is to be held on April 23, 2022 in Las Vegas.  

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RED CARPET

More than 200 feet of red carpet will be rolled out for our nominees, presenters and guests. The community will step out in their finest to represent the best of America. While the red carpet will be red, the color of the night will be diversity. Both ladies and gentlemen alike will dazzle us in bold colors as they walk the carpet.  

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CEREMONY

The presentation of the Annual Veterans Awards is often scheduled for 90 minutes. All nominated categories will be presented for their tireless work in public service. The winner of each category will be announced the night of the Vettys. The program will consist of speeches and entertainment in celebration of diversity and the unity of our global forces.  

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VETTY BALL 

Vetty Ball is the official after party of the Annual Veterans Awards. The event will host nominees, winner & stars immediately after the presentation of the Vettys. The exclusive ball will feature a champagne dinner designed in the spirit of community unity.  

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ABOUT THE VETTYS

The Veterans Awards was founded in 2015 to create a platform for veteran service organizations to be recognized for their tireless work within the veteran space. The event is also a tool to bridge the divides between the veterans community and other powerful communities globally.  

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MEDIA

All members of the media are required to submit media credential requests . Approved members of the media may gain access to the red carpet arrivals, ceremony, Vettys ball and backstage. Media credentials and outlet approvals are required prior to the ceremony in order for the members of the press to gain access to the red carpet and the presentation of the Annual Veterans Awards. 

 

 

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January 20, 2019

Casey Affleck Presents Mental Health Vetty®

“We are delighted to have multiple talents from the entertainment industry joining us in honoring our veterans on this remarkable Vettys® nigh. Casey’s attendance is truly one for the books, and we couldn’t be more grateful”

-Assal Ravandi

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November 11, 2015

American Journalist Jake Tapper Receives a Vetty®

“This is my first time hosting this event and it’s a great honor. Veterans are a group that I try to pay attention to on my show; they’re a group I try to pay attention in my life” 

-Jake Tapper

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Jake Tapper

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January 22, 2018

Motivational Speaker Montel Williams Supports the Vettys®

“I get the opportunity to travel around this country on a daily basis—and there is nothing prouder in my life—or world—than to be able to step up and say that I am a veteran”

-Montel Williams

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Montel Williams

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November 11, 2015

Actress Kate Walsh Presents 1st Vettys®

“There are so many hard working men and women who do everything they can and risk their lives. Some of them lose their lives. I do anything I can to bring attention to the needs of our men and women when they come home and assimilate back into society” 

-Kate Walsh

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Kate Walsh

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January 4, 2018

Ex-Green Beret Nate Boyer Joins AUSV at the Vettys®

“ The Vettys uphold the stature of who veterans truly are by highlighting their remarkable achievements that are all too often overlooked”

-Assal Ravandi

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Nate Boyer

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January 25, 2018

General Kelly Walks the Vettys® Red Carpet

“We are so proud and excited to award such spectacular individuals and organizations with our Vettys statuette at the 3rd Annual Veterans Awards

-Assal Ravandi

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General John Kelly

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January 21, 2019

Actress Shohreh Aghdashloo Returns to the Vettys®

“The Vetty Awards honor individuals and organizations who have demonstrated relentless dedication and selfless service to the veteran community and their families, a cause that is near and dear to my heart ” 

-Shohreh Aghdashloo

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Shohreh Aghdashloo

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January 23, 2018

Actress Anne Heche Attends Vettys® for the First Time

““The Brave” cast  attends the 3rd Annual Veterans Awards ”

-Mike Vogel

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Anne Heche

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