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AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary is a subordinate of AMVETS ( We have been in the business of assisting veterans and their communities for over 50 years. It's a volunteer effort that we proudly carry out. From looking after our veterans and their families to those hospitalized and in need - all related to a veteran ourselves - are committed to working for the good of our country and the needs of its citizens.


Marvell E. Ruppel

National President 2017-2018


Marvell E. Ruppel of Cedarburg, Wisconsin was elected AMVETS National Ladies Auxiliary President on August 12, 2017 in Norfolk, Virginia.  She is a life member of Auxiliary #60 in Milwaukee.  Her theme for the year is “NEVER FORGET”.


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IMPORTANT NOTE from the IRS on Form 990 Filing can be found in the PUBLICATIONS tab above.  Please be sure to read before filing your 990 and submitting your 2016 – 2017 Revalidation form.

News You Can Use & Upcoming Event Details



There is an updated memo regarding tax-deductible status.  Please check under the PUBLICATIONS tab – November 2017 Tax Exempt Notice.   PLEASE share this with your Local Auxiliaries.


The Department Officers Listing has been updated as well.


Looking for a way to get out of going out and shopping for a gift?  Check under the THIS AND THAT tab for the 2018 Training Application for a quick and easy way to shop for that Auxiliary member on your gift list.  No hassles finding a parking spot or dealing with the crowds!  PNP Betty Lawson says get those apps in ASAP as she needs a headcount soon to purchase tickets, etc.  REMINDER – the seminar is a week early this year so time’s a wastin’!

2018 membership dues MUST be paid by December 31, 2017.  Please check with your Department for their processing deadline date.  Membership is due to Auxiliary National Headquarters postmarked by JANUARY 31, 2018.


We have hired a new Staff Support person and she is Bertha Thompson.   We are getting Bertha up-to-speed with the duties of her position and her email is  Welcome aboard, Bertha!




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