The 917 Society Board is proud to welcome to the Congressional Founders Club, AMVETS Department of Tennessee, which is also known as American Veterans. AMVETS is the most inclusive Congressionally-chartered veterans service organization open to representing the interests of 20 million veterans and their families. We are veterans serving veterans since 1944.
Founded in 1944 and chartered by an act of Congress, the AMVETS organization has more than 250,000 members nationwide. AMVETS exists to enhance the quality of life for all veterans, their families and survivors. Membership in AMVETS is open to anyone who honorably served or is currently serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, including the National Guard and Reserves.
AMVETS Department of Tennessee, under the leadership of Commander Mark Frederick, 1st Vice President Tim Woody and 2nd Vice President Kathi Duncan, is proud to be working with The 917 Society in supplying pocket size US Constitutions to over 42,000 8th Grade students in the state of Tennessee for the 2022-2023 school year.